Among the sounds of pipes, harps and horns the multitude fell down before the golden statue of Nebuchadnezzar. All worshiped the image save three young men.
The story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego — and the captivating image of the “fourth man” within the white-hot furnace — is one most Christians are told as children. However, as adults in an ever-increasingly secular world, the story adopts a more sober tone.
For us Americans, it seems like there has always been a pernicious chorus in the background of our lives asking us to kneel to this or that false hope. Yet, the HHS contraception mandate was the keynote that explicitly brought the idol before the faithful and said “Kneel...READ MORE