I love Christmas. I'm happy to love Christmas the way all of us should learn to love those holidays that are great but not ours.
Q: I'm a physicist without religious conviction, but I'm very interested in religion and I've read a good deal about some faiths.
Q: Your recent answer about displaying religious holiday decorations was a little confusing. I work in a large university setting, and our campus proudly displays a menorah and a manger scene.
Q: We work in the health services office of a large university with a very diverse student population. A: In my opinion, you're right and they're wrong.
Next week, I hope each of you will pause at your Thanksgiving table before burying your faces in assorted flavored carbs to ask each diner to name something or someone for which or for whom they are thankful this year.
Q: I recently read an article about a man in a hospital who was so incapacitated that his body was useless. A: I study and work in the field of medical ethics. For centuries, death took its natural course after healing was no longer possible.