November 21, 2017 is the work of M. J. Maddox, PhD. The content is for parents, teachers, and mature students.

Dr. Maddox writes about School Reform at the online magazine Bellaonline.


The Human Soul

Artist’s depiction of a soul being carried to Heaven

Back in the Middle Ages when there was just one official Church, all Christians were obligated to hold the same views on the matter of the human soul.

Inhabitants of the 21st century have considerably more options.

Here are some modern views of the human […]

The Trinity and the Nature of Christ in Modern Christian Belief

In theological terms, the word Trinity refers to the existence of God in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

The mainstream Christian position is that God is three divine persons who are co-equal, co-eternal, and of the same being. Each person is distinct, but at the same time, each person is […]

The Ozone Layer and World Cooperation

The largest Antarctic ozone hole recorded as of September 2006 (Wikipedia image)

Ozone is a natural gas that exists in two layers: one near the earth’s surface (troposphere) and the other high in the stratosphere between the earth and the sun.

Ozone near the earth causes smog, but the ozone layer between the earth […]

The Electoral College

The U. S. Electoral College is a vestige of the Founding Fathers’ fear of the popular vote. […]

Happy 448th Birthday Shakespeare!

Conspiracy theories are meat and drink to a public that mistrusts just about everything, especially any form of learning that cannot be demonstrated to lead to “a good job.” […]