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Top 16 in 2015 — Our Favorite Aleteia Pieces

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Elizabeth Scalia - published on 12/31/15

Before we ring in 2016, a look back at some of our favorites you might not have seen

Each year’s editorial review seems to portray twelve months of lunacy and sorrow with a few bright moments shining through. We look back at the year, and it seems half-lunacy, half-sorrow with a few bright moments shining through where they have penetrated our overpacked awareness. The year 2015 was no different. Here are some pieces Aleteia thought might be worth a second look before we turn the calendar page. In chronological order:

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Billy Graham’s Surprising TED Talk
, by Matt Becklo

billy graham ted talk
AP Photo/Bill Haber
Graham does what probably many in the audience were not expecting him to do: he makes a compelling case for a reasonable faith that has everything to do with technology — especially its limitations. “David found that there were many problems that technology could not solve,” Graham declares. “There were many problems still left. And they’re still with us. And you haven’t solved them … the problem is within us, within our hearts and our souls. Our problem is that we are separated from our Creator, which we call God.” More…

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