» Opinion - 25 March 2017
25/03/17 11:00 from News Media
Bosco Peters Liturgy How Revealed Is Christianity? Giles Fraser The Guardian Prayer is not wishful nonsense. It helps us to shut up and think Jayne Ozanne ViaMedia.News Are We an Institutionally Homophobic Church? Martin Saunders Christi...

» 'Conversation welcome' say churches as Article 50 is triggered
23/03/17 08:43 from News Media
In readiness for the impending trigger of Article 50, four of the UK's largest Christian Churches, representing three quarters of a million members, are inviting their congregations to take part in discussions across the UK to explore wh...

» Opinion - 22 March 2017
22/03/17 10:00 from News Media
Linda Woodhead Modern Church The Philip North affair has exposed the theological weakness of ‘traditionalism’ Frances Coleman-Williams Metro Why I don’t tell people I’m Christian even though it’s a big part of my life Nicky Tyrone Are ch...

» On World Water Day, the WCC asks: “why waste water?”
22/03/17 09:31 from News Media
As World Water Day is observed across the world today (22 March 2017), Prof. Jesse N.K. Mugambi, giving the fourth reflection during Seven Weeks for Water 2017, said: “The great challenge is how to reduce the cost of treating wastew...

» James Carroll 'Jim' Brown - Richmond Daily News
21/03/17 17:34 from Christian Columnists
James Carroll 'Jim' Brown Richmond Daily News Jim was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the United States Air Force. He worked for B & G Distributing in Memphis, Tenn., as a commercial refrigeration salesman from 1983 u...

» A Trail of Thorns
21/03/17 01:36 from Clergy blogs
They walk north. We walked south. Each spring break, I lead a group of University of Southern California students down to "baja Arizona" for a week to experience the humanitarian realities along the US side of the border with Mexico....

» Llandaff: letter from Dean of St Albans
19/03/17 17:05 from News Media
A letter has been made public today by the Dean of St Albans, Dr Jeffrey John. It has already appeared in numerous places on social media, and has been reported on by Christian Today: Harry Farley Gay cleric Jeffrey John...

» Jayne: Trump's budget tells us about his morality, our values - The Columbian
19/03/17 13:19 from Christian Columnists
The Columbian Jayne: Trump's budget tells us about his morality, our values The Columbian A budget is, as Christian writer and activist Jim Wallis reportedly was the first to say, “a moral document.” If your neighbor spends lots of m...

» The Health Care Bill Is Sinful - Sojourners
17/03/17 16:07 from Christian Columnists
Sojourners The Health Care Bill Is Sinful Sojourners All the members of the House and Senate who would vote for this bill as it is now, especially those who call themselves Christian , should have to answer for how they will vote and for...

» Russell Moore's Evangelical Critics Are More White Than Christian - Sojourners
14/03/17 17:07 from Christian Columnists
Sojourners Russell Moore's Evangelical Critics Are More White Than Christian Sojourners It's true that Moore has spoken more compassionately about migrants than many other Republican faith leaders. But all his words and actions a...

» Christian faith leaders take the Matthew 25 Pledge - St. Louis American
02/03/17 01:58 from Christian Columnists
St. Louis American Christian faith leaders take the Matthew 25 Pledge St. Louis American A group of Christian faith leaders from across the country have launched a new “Matthew 25 Pledge.” The pledge reads simply “I pledge to protect and...

» Defending Real Religious Freedom
23/02/17 19:57 from Clergy blogs
Religious freedom is alive and well in America. Our nation shelters a vast and vibrant marketplace of theological ideas and spiritual practices. If there is a problem, it is not the lack of religious freedom, but our failure to exercise...

» EJ DIONNE, JR.: Tensions between President Trump, Pope Francis are likely to grow - Sioux City Journal
12/02/17 06:04 from Christian Columnists
Sioux City Journal EJ DIONNE , JR.: Tensions between President Trump, Pope Francis are likely to grow Sioux City Journal Where Francis has insisted on dialogue with Muslims, Bannon points to "the long history of the Judeo- Christian...

» 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 Where Francis has insisted on dialogue with Muslims, Bannon points to “the long history of the Judeo- Christian West...

» “Under God…It's a Great Thing”: Trump Delivers for His Christian Base - Religion Dispatches
03/02/17 09:44 from Christian Columnists
Religion Dispatches “Under God…It's a Great Thing”: Trump Delivers for His Christian Base Religion Dispatches To this end, he organized The Family (also known as The Fellowship), a group that Jeff Sharlet profiled in his 2009 bestsel...

» 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...

» Mindful Christianity: A Practice for Lent - 2017
31/01/17 01:02 from Clergy blogs
Mindful Christianity: Spiritual Exercises for Lent 2017 By Rev. Jim Burklo Associate Dean of Religious Life, USC MINDFUL CHRISTIANITY – new book by Jim Burklo – will be available for Lent from St. Johann Press – order now at http://stjoh...

» Marching On
25/01/17 00:47 from Clergy blogs
(This woman was so excited to know that there are pro-choice, pro-economic justice, pro-environment Christians that she asked to get a picture taken with me and the banner! I had many encounters like this at the Women's March in LA...

» Holy Unrest
22/01/17 11:30 from Clergy blogs

» "Habemus Mamam" – Amid US Immigrants' Fears, Francis Sends A "Message of 'Pope'"
15/01/17 21:11 from Theology blogs

» Back To The Aula – With Next Synod Text, "Question Time" Returns
13/01/17 22:02 from Theology blogs

» "Then They Came for Me"
12/01/17 00:30 from Clergy blogs
Progressive Christians Pray in Solidarity with Muslims at Mosques Inauguration Day, 1/20, 1 pm First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and...

» A Cardinal's Mission Country – In Newark, The "Vision" Begins
05/01/17 20:58 from Theology blogs

» Against "Herods of Our Time," Pope's Surprise Christmas Cry for Kids
02/01/17 22:37 from Theology blogs

» Democrats (Still) Have a Religion Problem; Republicans (Still) Have a Race Problem - Christian Post
02/01/17 15:49 from Christian Columnists
Christian Post Democrats (Still) Have a Religion Problem; Republicans (Still) Have a Race Problem Christian Post In 2014 I pointed to Democrats warning their party of their religion problem, such as Brookings Institution senior fellows E...

» Come, Let Us Adore ... Family? What Skipping Church on Christmas Means - Christian Post
22/12/16 16:55 from Christian Columnists
Christian Post Come, Let Us Adore ... Family? What Skipping Church on Christmas Means Christian Post Religion writer Amy Sullivan once suggested that the reason American Christians don't normally go to church on Christmas is because ...

» Preachers of prosperity held in good faith - Press Herald
03/12/16 00:26 from Christian Columnists
Press Herald Preachers of prosperity held in good faith Press Herald But his rhetoric during the campaign often reflected the language of the prosperity gospel, a diffuse American Christian movement that links faith , positive thinking a...

» Mike Pence Will Be the Most Powerful Christian Supremacist in US History - The Intercept
15/11/16 18:27 from Christian Columnists
The Intercept Mike Pence Will Be the Most Powerful Christian Supremacist in US History The Intercept The election of Donald Trump has sent shockwaves through the souls of compassionate, humane people across the country and the world. Hor...

» Eric Metaxas, Your Bonhoeffer Privileges Are Revoked!
19/10/16 16:13 from Politics blogs
Bonhoeffer can't even with Eric Metaxas A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about Eric Metaxas's egregious misuse of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's theology in order to condemn liberal, pro-gay and lesbian Christians, arguing that these Christi...

» Pence and Kaine discuss religious faith and public duty — calmly - Yahoo News
05/10/16 05:54 from Christian Columnists
Yahoo News Pence and Kaine discuss religious faith and public duty — calmly Yahoo News For his part, Pence — who was raised Catholic but is now an evangelical Christian — spoke simply about his personal faith , characterizing his upbring...

» Words, Actions and This Election's Faith-Based Candidate - Truthdig
13/09/16 22:29 from Christian Columnists
Truthdig Words, Actions and This Election's Faith -Based Candidate Truthdig I grew up in a conservative family, as Clinton did, and King challenged me—as he did her and millions of other Americans—to embrace a Christian's obligat...

» Can We Infer the Intent to Offend?
29/05/16 15:39 from Politics blogs
Building on my piece from yesterday, a great deal of my objection to the idea of having certain speakers on university campuses was rooted in the idea that, given the university's mission as a place where ideas can be debated...

» Christian Meditation
22/05/16 08:05 from Progressive Christian podcasts
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» The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster: Not a Religion
14/04/16 16:57 from Politics blogs
Earlier this week, a Federal District Court ruled that the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (CFSM) should not be considered a religion under U.S. law. According to an article on the ruling by the Religion News Service, this was...

» Once More Into The "One God" Breach Dear Friends
22/12/15 16:10 from Politics blogs
Benjamin Dueholm has a piece in Religion Dispatches today that adds a bit more to the ongoing Wheaton College controversy over whether Christians and Muslims worship the "same God." A few points that he raises are worth accenting. First,...

» Christians, Muslims, and God Take Two
21/12/15 14:51 from Politics blogs
Much as I've appreciated Miroslav Volf's defense of the argument that Christians and Muslims worship the same God, one passage in his Washington Post article jumped out at me as rather dissonant, but I didn't really feel qualified to com...

» 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
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» 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...

» Cure for Pain
09/07/10 02:24 from Society & Christianity blogs
The burden of history is that emotional labor gets handed to people who never asked for it. As priests say of Eve's children, doomed for disobedience, they must labor all the days of their lives: to say otherwise is to deny a reality ack...

» Face to Face
25/06/10 05:05 from Society & Christianity blogs
The apparition of these faces in the crowd; / Petals on a wet, black bough. Ezra Pound Sociologist Richard Sennett's Flesh and Stone (1996) gives a strange history of interaction. Deploring the death of human contact in public, Sennett b...

» Goodness Direct and the Jesus Army
21/04/10 20:09 from Discussion Forums
The following was posted by elettaria in her personal journal ; I've been given permission to quote it here. Although the group it discusses is not explicitly dominionist in a political sense, there are some things in the description tha...

» Social Persecution and Redemption
03/04/10 07:05 from Discussion Forums
I realize that I've made some fairly big mistakes in life, and I pay dearly for them via social persecution. In a Country that was founded upon Religious Freedom and presupposedly principles, how can the vast majority be so callous as to...

» Former Southern Baptist Convention Officer Prays for Obama’s Death
08/06/09 15:53 from Society & Christianity blogs
Here’s some of the story from Associated Baptist Press: A former Southern Baptist Convention officer who on June 2 called the death of abortion provider George Tiller an answer to prayer said later in the day he is also praying ...

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