» 20/20 Series Part 3: Turning Points, Epiphanies and Mysteries
24/09/17 08:05 from Progressive Christian podcasts
Michael Palin meets the Dalai Lama, Diane Cilento turns her back on stardom, an aspiring nun gets thrown out of the Missionaries of Charity, and the Da Vinci Code up-ends Christian beliefs and the scholars come out fighting.

» Quakers urge government to sign nuclear weapons ban treaty
23/09/17 07:07 from News Media
A historic Treaty, which could rid the world of nuclear weapons, has gained fifty nation states' signatories on the first day, at the United Nations. Quakers in Britain are urging the UK Government to sign. A historic Treaty, which could...

» Democrats' Shameful Attacks on Religion - Townhall
19/09/17 13:21 from Christian Columnists
Townhall Democrats' Shameful Attacks on Religion Townhall Recently, the Democrats continued their attacks on a Trump nominee's Christian faith by targeting judicial nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Senator Dianne Feinstein in particula...

» Media coverage and responses to Mawer report
15/09/17 16:42 from News Media
The Church Times has this report by Paul Handley The Philip North Sheffield fiasco — and the question that simply wasn’t asked Christian Today Harry Farley reports Church of England asked to consider ‘fundamental challenge’ t...

» "Please, I Ask You For Passion" – On the Church as "Sacrament of Unity, Sacrament of Hope"
14/09/17 16:13 from Theology blogs

» Opinion - 13 September 2017
13/09/17 08:00 from News Media
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Life in all its fullness and meditation in the body Eric Reitan Religion Dispatches A 14-point Rebuttal to the Nashville Statement from a straight cis Christian man Bibles, arm-waving, and incense - Philip...

» Wallis sees “opportunity” for social activism - Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog)
09/09/17 11:22 from Christian Columnists
Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog) Wallis sees “opportunity” for social activism Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog) Theologian, author and Christian activist Jim Wallis says, during these days ...

» Resistance Bible Study
08/09/17 23:27 from Clergy blogs
(This is the introduction to a weekly Bible study I'm starting for students and staff at USC. A few days ago, I finished reading a remarkable little book that my dear cousin Judy sent me: On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from...

» Building Bridges of Faith - HuffPost
05/09/17 13:31 from Christian Columnists
HuffPost Building Bridges of Faith HuffPost With his many books, Sojourners magazine, and various social justice advocacy campaigns, Wallis has been for many decades an outstanding example of political progressivism combined with evangel...

» Jim Wallis: Nashville Statement Damaging to People and to the Evangelical Witness - Sojourners
30/08/17 20:25 from Christian Columnists
Jim Wallis : Nashville Statement Damaging to People and to the Evangelical Witness Sojourners Jim Wallis : Nashville Statement Damaging to People and to the Evangelical Witness ... And that this is presented as the litmus test for true C...

» Michael Cromartie, scholar who explained the intersection of politics and religion, dies at 67 - Bangor Daily News
30/08/17 11:29 from Christian Columnists
Michael Cromartie, scholar who explained the intersection of politics and religion, dies at 67 Bangor Daily News Michael Cromartie, a conservative Christian scholar whose willingness to engage across the political and spiritual aisle hel...

» A Statement from Christian Ethicists Without Borders on White Supremacy and Racism
16/08/17 20:41 from Politics blogs
I am one of the signatories of the statement below. If you are a Christian ethicist, I urge you to follow the links at the bottom of the page and add your name. A Statement from Christian Ethicists Without Borders...

» Christian Minority Communities
13/08/17 08:05 from Progressive Christian podcasts
Christians from China, Pakistan, Malaysia and Israel, share their experiences living as minority communities with unique challenges that call upon their faith, courage and hope for a better future.

» Is God like Jesus or Jeffress? - HuffPost
11/08/17 14:32 from Christian Columnists
HuffPost Is God like Jesus or Jeffress? HuffPost Jeffress told The Post that a Christian writer asked him: “Don't you want the president to embody the Sermon on the Mount?” The sermon is an epic collection of Jesus ' ... by their...

» Why Christian nationalists love Trump - ThinkProgress
07/08/17 17:39 from Christian Columnists
ThinkProgress Why Christian nationalists love Trump ThinkProgress This is the first in a series on Christian nationalism and the religious groups supporting Donald Trump. You can read the second, more historical piece in the series here,...

» Judaism welcomes LGBTI Jews
06/08/17 08:05 from Progressive Christian podcasts
Two rabbis from the opposite sides of Judaism, Orthodox and Progressive, say Jews are no less loved in the eyes of God.

» For the First Time in 100 Years White House Will Hold Bible Study - World Religion News
04/08/17 20:52 from Christian Columnists
World Religion News For the First Time in 100 Years White House Will Hold Bible Study World Religion News The Christian Broadcasting Network has reported that Christian leaders now enjoy access to the White House thanks to President Dona...

» Brownback Nomination Further Evidence That “Religious Freedom” Is Code For “Conservative Christian Supremacy” - Religion Dispatches
28/07/17 15:50 from Christian Columnists
Religion Dispatches Brownback Nomination Further Evidence That “Religious Freedom” Is Code For “Conservative Christian Supremacy” Religion Dispatches But given Brownback's history of using “religious freedom” as a sword to discrimina...

» After Wrecking Kansas, Sam Brownback Returns to His Earlier Vocation As a Warrior for the Christian Right - New York Magazine
27/07/17 18:29 from Christian Columnists
New York Magazine After Wrecking Kansas, Sam Brownback Returns to His Earlier Vocation As a Warrior for the Christian Right New York Magazine It is probably less widely appreciated, however, that his new gig lets Brownback return to the ...

» Beyond the Condimental Divide: Cholula Christians at the Wild Goose Festival
17/07/17 21:02 from Clergy blogs
The Condimental Divide gerrymeanders through America. On one side, a bottle of Cholula hot sauce stands proud on the restaurant counter. On the other, one can expect a blank look upon asking for it when one needs to spice up...

» EJ Dionne: What Trump teaches left and right - Salt Lake Tribune
09/07/17 23:55 from Christian Columnists
EJ Dionne : What Trump teaches left and right Salt Lake Tribune Bannon spoke of a "Judeo- Christian West" that finds itself "in a crisis" and confronts a "new barbarity" that "will completely eradicate ...

» Amplifying Candle-Power
06/07/17 19:16 from Clergy blogs
First United Lutheran Church, San Francisco 7-2-17 Lighting a candle is about as benign an activity as one can imagine. Yet it can have enormous consequence. It is an incarnational manifestation of a spiritual reality. Physically perform...

» The Francis Inquisition – Amid Tumult on Amoris and Abuse, Pope Switches Hands at CDF
01/07/17 14:21 from Theology blogs

» In San Francisco, The End of An Era – John Raphael Dies at 88
22/06/17 20:31 from Theology blogs

» Communion in a Time of Dread
05/06/17 22:39 from Clergy blogs
Communion in a Time of Dread Words: Jim Burklo Tune: Sursum Corda 10.10.10.10. (How Like a Gentle Spirit) (Use freely, with attribution) One truck delivers us our wine and bread Another swerves and leaves our children dead One driver sin...

» The War against Just War - Commonweal
05/06/17 13:28 from Christian Columnists
Commonweal The War against Just War Commonweal For Christian pacifists, that outcome would be painfully mysterious, but it would not change what they judge to be a divine obligation of nonviolence revealed in the Cross and Resurrection o...

» The Shared Table Project
04/06/17 08:05 from Progressive Christian podcasts
Newly arrived Christian refugees from Syria and Iraq make friends with Jewish women over plates of food they've prepared together.

» "Welcome" – For Pope and Trump, The Main Event
24/05/17 10:54 from Theology blogs

» You Keep Using That Word
21/05/17 14:03 from Theology blogs
Rather than try to address on facebook the conflict I have created concerning the Nazarene congregation that will soon be moving to my neighborhood, I thought it better to revive this tired, old blog, especially since it was central to...

» Pew Research - New Republic
17/05/17 10:02 from Christian Columnists
New Republic Pew Research New Republic She draws on her long experience of modern evangelical politics, which she has chronicled for four decades—most famously in her novella-length profile of Jerry Falwell, one of the preeminent warlord...

» Transcript Of Trump's Liberty University Commencement Speech Shows That He Can't Quite Shake Off His Critics - Bustle
13/05/17 23:40 from Christian Columnists
Bustle Transcript Of Trump's Liberty University Commencement Speech Shows That He Can't Quite Shake Off His Critics Bustle Falwell hailed Trump's commitment to Christian values — specifically, his religious liberty executive ...

» Two Scenes from Pope Francis's Revolution of Tenderness - The New Yorker
01/05/17 23:09 from Christian Columnists
The New Yorker Two Scenes from Pope Francis's Revolution of Tenderness The New Yorker The beloved pontiff had died, of stomach cancer, two years earlier, not long before the Second Vatican Council, which he convened, transformed the ...

» When Bonhoeffer Schooled Barth on Ethics
26/04/17 18:38 from Politics blogs
W. Travis McMacken at Die Evangelischen Theologen shares the story of when Dietrich Bonhoeffer challenged Karl Barth on the ethical import of Christian theology (via Charles Marsh's Strange Glory): Barth was explaining his understanding ...

» Captain Kirk, the Bible, and Hell
20/04/17 14:04 from Politics blogs
Fred Clark at Slacktivist makes an interesting analogy between Captain Kirk's love life and the way we read the Bible: We remember it wrong because we see that green woman in the opening credits through the filter of our idea...

» Mike Pence and the Billy Graham Rule
04/04/17 16:52 from Politics blogs
By now the story of how Mike Pence refuses to dine with women other than his wife has been covered extensively. I was struck, however, by this passage explaining the origin of the "Billy Graham Rule" at the blog Ain't...

» Was Reinhold Niebuhr a "Real Theologian"?
31/03/17 01:39 from Politics blogs
As I mentioned the other day, there is a new movie being released on the life and work of Reinhold Niebuhr. As a result, we are seeing the reemergence of the perennial question of whether or not Reinhold was a...

» EJ Dionne: 'Trump' doesn't translate into Dutch - Salt Lake Tribune
19/03/17 23:57 from Christian Columnists
EJ Dionne : 'Trump' doesn't translate into Dutch Salt Lake Tribune In Germany, the new leader of the Social Democrats, Martin Schulz, has catapulted his once ailing party into a close race with Chancellor Angela Merkel's ...

» Jesus Freaks & Donald Trump - Commonweal
08/03/17 16:58 from Christian Columnists
Jesus Freaks & Donald Trump Commonweal They partnered with the Voice of the Martyrs, an organization for persecuted Christians around the world, to publish Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus , the Ultimate Jesus Freak...

» Dionne: Having vanquished Hillary Clinton, Steve Bannon sets his sites on Pope Francis - The Mercury News
09/02/17 23:51 from Christian Columnists
The Mercury News Dionne: Having vanquished Hillary Clinton, Steve Bannon sets his sites on Pope Francis The Mercury News By E.J. Dionne Jr. | The Washington Post ... Where Francis has insisted on dialogue with Muslims, Bannon points to “...

» At the National Prayer Breakfast, here's what evangelicals want next from Trump - Washington Post
01/02/17 18:35 from Christian Columnists
Washington Post At the National Prayer Breakfast, here's what evangelicals want next from Trump Washington Post Trump is listening to people outside Washington, Falwell said, including megachurch pastors and Christian media influence...

» The Last 100 Days: Theologian-in-Chief Edition - Yahoo News
14/01/17 18:14 from Christian Columnists
Yahoo News The Last 100 Days: Theologian-in-Chief Edition Yahoo News Over the course of his presidency, Barack Obama has spoken about his Christian faith arguably more often and in greater detail than any other modern U.S. president. Tha...

» Pastor Unveils Gay Wedding Strategy That He Says Could Turn the Debate Over Christian Business Owners and Same-Sex Nuptials on Its Head
03/04/15 13:34 from Web watchdogs

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» Christian Chronology: Timeline of Medieval Christianity 800 CE - 1100 CE
30/03/15 22:24 from Web watchdogs

» How Sufjan Stevens Subverts the Stigma of Christian Music — The Atlantic
30/03/15 02:50 from Web watchdogs

» 10 Marks Of A Mature Christian
22/03/15 22:19 from Web watchdogs

» Yes, There Is Christian Persecution in America And Here’s What it Looks Like
21/03/15 18:07 from Web watchdogs

» Ungay Me, Lord, or The Bible as Bludgeon
03/03/15 16:47 from Theology blogs
Co-published with Literati Press. Sally Kern has managed to land Oklahoma in national news once again for all the wrong reasons. Her legislation to protect practitioners of “conversion therapy” is meant to allow pastors, parents, and “mi...

» America's not so Christian History, or Why Jesus Loves AP History
03/03/15 16:44 from Theology blogs
Co-published with Literati Press. Oklahoma pastor and Republican state representative Dan Fisher introduced House Bill 1380 last week, a piece of legislation intended to defund AP History classes in order to protect the myth of American ...

» When is a Muslim not a Muslim, or Atheists Can be Dicks, Too
03/03/15 16:39 from Theology blogs
Co-published with Literati Press. For those who prefer a particular narrative about what constitutes Islam, any reasonable words about the attack on Charlie Hebdo will be met with adamantine cynicism. For them, Islam is and has been a re...

» Jesus the Executioner, or How to Create a Home for Your Own Personal Jesus
20/01/15 22:09 from Theology blogs
With apologies to Depeche Mode... The world is composed of words, and the words possess a multiplicity of meanings, leading to a multiplicity of worlds. Living in Oklahoma is its own special reward and punishment, and the week that just...

» The Bible is True Cause It Says So, or Sacred Texts for a Secular World
09/01/15 18:25 from Theology blogs
Kurt Eichenwald, Pulitzer Prize nominee and Vanity Fair writer, created a bit of a shitstorm in fundamentalist and evangelical Christian circles last week with his Newsweek cover story “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.” For anyone...

» Churches too are Donating Munition
05/01/15 01:51 from News Media
The Italian Paolo Pezzi, Archbishop and head of the Roman Catholic Church in Russia, stated in an interview on December 26: “Ukraine now has a wonderful opportunity to prove that Christian love overcomes hatred and evil. Its present situ...

» Who Would Jesus Shoot, or How to Kill Christianly
29/12/14 21:31 from Theology blogs
Pastor Tom Vineyard killed a 14-year-old intruder in his home in Oklahoma City on December 22. Vineyard is the senior pastor of Windsor Hills Baptist Church, probably the largest Independent Fundamentalist Baptist Church in Oklahoma. The...

» The Romance of Bigotry, or Judicial Adventures in Missing the Point
13/11/14 18:05 from Theology blogs
Right in the middle of my effusive joy about living in a country where my gay and lesbian friends can marry, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decided that the worst aspects of democracy, rather than the Constitution, ought to...

» How Big is the Christian Tent? | Natural Spirituality - Loving ...
12/08/14 18:57 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
There is an article on Christianity Today's website, recently posted, summarizing a panel discussion among some Christian leaders, including the author, Ed Stetzer. I found it encouraging on one level and frustrating on another. The ...

» Ichabod, The Glory Has Departed: Polluted in WELS - Son ...
12/08/14 18:07 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
... something called the Christian Leadership Experience. This is clear proof that the Church Growth leaders within the WELS have traded a theology centered on the Means of Grace for a theology centered on human experience and emotion.

» Surph's Side: Low Information Pew Warmers
12/08/14 17:58 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
(For the record, “ progressive Christian ” is an oxymoron.) ~Marsha West , more of the article at Stand Up For the Truth. 2Co 10:5 We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are ta...

» Tritonal - Enhanced Sessions 256 - Guest Mix By Estiva
12/08/14 17:50 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
06. Estiva feat. Sarah Russell - Feels Right (Original Mix) [Enhanced]. 07. BT feat. Christian Burns - Paralyzed (Original Mix) [Enhanced]. 08. Mike Shiver feat. Theresia Svensson & Johnny Norberg - The Shade ( Progressive Mix) [Enha...

» Lesbian Bridezillas Bully Bridal Shop Owner over Religious ...
12/08/14 17:32 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
A Pennsylvania Christian bridal shop owner who refused to provide wedding gowns to a lesbian couple because of her religious beliefs was bullied by the lesbians on Facebook, where their post about the shop owner's refusal to serve th...

» A Christian Response to Trolling - FaithfulNews
12/08/14 17:18 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
Writer or reader, Christian or secular, conservative or progressive , nearly anyone who spends any significant time online and on social media has encountered it: trolling. This is the universal experience of the Internet. Trolls rear th...

» Two Friars and a Fool, Never Pray Again, August 14-20 ...
12/08/14 17:13 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
I am the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton, Tennessee, a progressive community. I host a radio show called Religion For Life. I blog at www.shuckandjive.xyz. View all posts by johnshuck →. This entry was posted in&n...

» Know the Malaga Fair | ArteOle, culture and tourism of ...
12/08/14 17:12 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
The town was presented with a carving of the Virgen de la Victoria, prompting the council to take it in procession, celebrating to do an annual event that would aim to recall the Christian victory. The first record of this festival dates...

» Dyneslines: Salvation history and Islam
12/08/14 16:59 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
In a brilliant book, ”Meaning in History,” that appeared seventy-five years ago, Karl Löwith traced the emergence of the dispensationalist view of history in early Christian times. ... You see a continual and progressive triumph of the r...

» The Watchman's Bagpipes: Random Aberrations ...
12/08/14 16:25 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
When “Christians” attack you for teaching children about sin, you know there's a problem with THEIR theology ! ... As I have pointed out many times, the United Church of Christ is the most liberal and un-Christian denomination in the...

» Forbidden History the Ultimate Taboo - Capitol Hill Outsider
12/08/14 16:09 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
Christian Inspiration · Today In History · Donate · Log In .... in just two years! The convenient murder of McKinley marks the beginning of “The Progressive Era” in which the Federal government will expand its power ...

» Transcript: The Briefing 08-12-14 – AlbertMohler.com
12/08/14 15:55 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
... in particular, more Christian or more Jewishly committed Americans, conservatives on that religious theological polarity, have a much higher fertility rate or birth rate than those on the more progressive or liberal ends of the same ...

» Malicious Compliance – Relief Aid From The US That Is A ...
12/08/14 15:43 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
“When the Americans withdrew from Iraq they didn't protect the Christians ,” said Jenan Yousef, an Assyrian Catholic who fled Qaraqosh, Iraq's largest Christian town, in the early hours of Thursday. “The Christians became the sca...

» When I Walk: What Living With Multiple Sclerosis Is Like ...
12/08/14 15:36 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
At age 25, DaSilva was a successful independent filmmaker who after noticing his vision was blurry and he was walking funny he gets evaluated and is diagnosed with primary- progressive multiple sclerosis. Being a filmmaker he turns the&n...

» Holy Craft: My trip to Uganda
12/08/14 15:35 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
Several years ago, our church entered into a partnership with World Vision. World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization that started in 1950 and is dedicated to working with children, families and their communities to tackle po...

» The Endless Culture War | Tea Party Digest
12/08/14 15:27 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
While it is not necessary, socially anyway, that all come to Christ in order to have a stable culture, the influence of Christian morality is accepted by most secularists even if they do not admit it. We (as a society) want certain liber...

» Taking Pro-Gay to Seminary! :-) « FreedHearts
12/08/14 15:05 from BlogSearched progressive Christian links
God has led me clearly in this. The knowledge and credentials I'll gain will strengthen FreedHearts – especially in the area of speaking truth to pastors, churches and Christian leaders. It is a progressive seminary, and I look forwa...

» Magic Johnson's Christian Faith, Gay Son, And How He Loves Both
04/12/13 19:45 from Left media on Christianity

» Getting in a Tangle Over Men's and Women's Brain Wiring
04/12/13 18:57 from Left media on Christianity
A recent, high-profile study makes the provocative claim that there are fundamental differences in how male and female brains are wired. Not so fast, says Wired Science blogger Christian Jarrett, who explains why the study's interpretati...

» Christian Slater Marries Brittany Lopez In Impromptu Ceremony
04/12/13 06:37 from Left media on Christianity

» 'Christian values' Hobby Lobby purchases its products from #1 'family planning' nation China
03/12/13 21:04 from Left media on Christianity
David Green, the owner of Hobby Lobby , has said: We're Christians, and we run our business on Christian principles. I've always said that the first two goals of our business are (1) to run our business in harmony with God's laws, and (2...

» Are you a Christmas asshole? The Republican Party has got you covered.
03/12/13 18:40 from Left media on Christianity
You bore me so very much. You can't have Christmas without the War on Christmas, because if there's one thing a certain (loud) segment of America is certain of it's that the baby Jesus was born 2,000 years ago primarily to justify your o...

» Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obamacare mandate
02/12/13 18:28 from Left media on Christianity
The last, great hope of Republicans to see Obamacare killed outright is officially dead. They haven't been able to repeal it. They ran a presidential campaign on ending it, and were overwhelmingly rejected. The Supreme Court decided not ...

» Church Of England Proposes Gay Marriage 'Blessings'
30/11/13 05:17 from Left media on Christianity

» The Supreme Court wants to look at the ACA again, and they're coming for your birth control
26/11/13 23:18 from Left media on Christianity
The Supreme Court of the United States announced Tuesday that it will review two decisions testing the constitutionality of the ACA's contraceptive mandate as it pertains to corporations' religious objections to complying with the clause...

» Rev. T.J. Jemison Dead: Civil Rights Leader Dies At 95 In Baton Rouge
26/11/13 22:28 from Left media on Christianity

» Supreme Court will hear Obamacare contraception challenges
26/11/13 17:32 from Left media on Christianity
Now he'll decide if your employer can deny your birth control. The Supreme Court has decided to take up a challenge to the contraception coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act. At stake in the case is the further definition of the r...

» The First Brain Collectors
26/11/13 17:13 from Left media on Christianity
Today, scientists and students studying brains depend on the generosity of people who choose, in life, to gift their brains after death. But it wasn't always so. Wired Science blogger Christian Jarrett takes through a brief history of ea...

» Welcome to Brain Watch
25/11/13 18:20 from Left media on Christianity
The newest WIRED Science Blog will bring you news and insight into the science of your brain. Follow neuroscientist Christian Jarrett as he delves into the research and myths surrounding our most enigmatic organ.        

» American Music Awards Red Carpet 2013 Is... Interesting (PHOTOS)
25/11/13 03:39 from Left media on Christianity

» Midday open thread: Turkey news and death threats
22/11/13 20:00 from Left media on Christianity
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is A Message from the Health Insurers of America : Today's "Ask me anything about Daily Kos" is hosted by Senior Political Writer Jed Lewison. Get ready to grill him in the diaries starting at 3:30 ET! Difficu...

» Scientists Forced To Reexamine Theories In Light of Massive Gamma-Ray Burst
22/11/13 17:22 from Left media on Christianity
cold fjord writes "Earlier this year we discussed news of a shockingly powerful gamma-ray burst. Scientists have had time to study the phenomenon, but it's not offering up any easy answers. The Christian Science Monitor reports, 'An expl...

» Costco labels Bible as fiction in this store. Pastor goes viral for wrong reason.
21/11/13 21:01 from Left media on Christianity
A major chain found something out the hard way. They got national publicity for hitting the third rail. In a country that is 78.4% Christian , that is a dangerous mistake. Chick-fil-a can make a social mistake if it has some doctrinal ba...

» Justin Long On 'A Case Of You' & The Failure Of 'Going The Distance'
20/11/13 19:18 from Left media on Christianity

» 7 Marks of A Stereotypical American Christian
06/07/13 01:40 from Discussion Forums
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» The Riddle of Kerala: How radicals secured water rights where capitalists have failed
27/05/13 11:37 from Society & Christianity blogs
In Kerala, there are standing ruins of state-organized production cooperatives for local handicrafts and terra-cotta tile and coir, once organized with a vision of deploying newly-Independent India's richest resource, labor, in the form ...

» "Forgive Us Our Boo-Boos"
01/09/12 01:45 from Society & Christianity blogs
My friend Anthony Sacramone of Strange Herring blog posted a rare serious article today, expressing his dismay over recent statements by Father Benedict Groeschel, with whom he’s personally acquainted. Father Groeschel told the National ...

» The Slow Burn of the 99 Percent
13/10/11 23:48 from Society & Christianity blogs
It is the mark of a novice historian to cast about fitfully when seeking for comparisons, and for that reason, the protestors of Occupy Wall Street confound amateurs. The marchers don’t fit the model of the 60s or the antiwar marches of ...

» Movies: My 2010 Oscar picks (11 of 24)
28/02/11 12:15 from Society & Christianity blogs
Each year, my Oscar picks are more from intuition -- an editorial sense of quantitative buzz -- than actually seeing more than a handful of the nominees (or half again more this year). The shorts esp. are always total blind stabs -- thou...

» Movies: My 2010 Oscar picks
26/02/11 05:00 from Society & Christianity blogs
Every year, I envision seeing more movies in general and more Oscar nominees in particular -- and every year, more important things come first. Also every year, I generally know which films are my Oscar picks on the day of the nomination...

» Christmas: facts, fantasies & fabrications
09/01/11 05:50 from Society & Christianity blogs
Despite the fact that he was a missionary, he was bold enough to aver that: “The Jesus who came forward publicly as the messiah, who preached the ethic of the kingdom of God, who founded the kingdom of heaven on earth, and died to give h...

» OCU Women Blast Oklahoma Christian
09/01/11 05:47 from Society & Christianity blogs
Leading by ten at halftime, the Oklahoma City women's basketball team exploded in the second half, outscoring Oklahoma Christian 50-21 to win easily, 94-55 Saturday night at Abe Lemons Arena in Oklahoma City. The second-ranked Stars (13-...

» Mussa rejects intervention over Christian attacks
09/01/11 05:46 from Society & Christianity blogs
Arab League Secretary General Amr Mussa rejects the potential "exploitation" of attacks on Christians in the Arab world as a pretext for intervention by outside powers, he said in Iraq on Saturday. "Exploiting these events for interventi...

» Emmaus-Nicopolis/Imwas
09/01/11 05:45 from Society & Christianity blogs
The first modern site identification of Emmaus was by the explorer Edward Robinson, who equated it with the Palestinian Arab village of Imwas. Before its destruction in 1967, the village of Imwas was located at the end of the Ayalon Vall...

» The Emmaus Mystery
09/01/11 05:38 from Society & Christianity blogs
For centuries, scholars have tried to work out where Emmaus was: where, in other words, the risen Christ walked, ate and revealed himself. It is a crucial location in the map of Christian belief, and one of the great missing links of Chr...

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