» What are non-religious reasons for being good? 4-26-17
26/04/17 05:15 from Christian Columnists
As Christian churches in the U.S. try to find ways to be faithful to their theology and still seem relevant and useful to millennials and other younger people, they face a reality that the Rev. Jan Edmiston (pictured here in...

» What Makes Donald Trump So Appealing to Christians? - Christian Post
25/04/17 17:16 from Christian Columnists
Christian Post What Makes Donald Trump So Appealing to Christians? Christian Post President Donald Trump won the 2016 elections with the help of the evangelical community, with over 80 percent of white Evangelicals casting their votes fo...

» Eric Metaxas, Jim Wallis Debate Evangelical Support for Trump - Christian Post
24/04/17 12:57 from Christian Columnists
Christian Post Eric Metaxas, Jim Wallis Debate Evangelical Support for Trump Christian Post As exit polls have shown that about eight in 10 self-identified white evangelicals or born-again Christians voted for Trump in the election, Meta...

» Women’s mentoring focus of WCC gathering in Thailand
24/04/17 08:41 from News Media
Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme 'Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership' during a 20-22 April consultation convened by the WCC in Bangkok, Thailand. Eighteen ...

» Why do Christian evangelicals have faith in Trump? | USA | Al Jazeera - Aljazeera.com
22/04/17 07:54 from Christian Columnists
Aljazeera.com Why do Christian evangelicals have faith in Trump? | USA | Al Jazeera Aljazeera.com Obama's former spiritual adviser Jim Wallis and best-selling Christian author Eric Metaxas debate Trump's appeal. and more &ra...

» The world's poor are not a political football says Rowan Williams
21/04/17 14:16 from News Media
Christian Aid has issued a statement from its Chair, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Christian Aid has issued a statement from its Chair, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams: "Britain's politica...

» 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...

» Youth engagement fundamental to HIV response in West Africa
20/04/17 08:20 from News Media
Adolescents and young people in the West African countries of Togo and Benin are confronted by various obstacles in accessing sexual and reproductive health services. Adolescents and young people in the West African countries of Togo and...

» Gatherings: A Manifesto
19/04/17 18:55 from Clergy blogs
American democracy is not well. And the Trump presidency is as much a symptom as a cause of the disease. Many Americans, especially young ones, distrust organized anything: religions, governments, and corporations. Relentless media expos...

» For McElroy, A Vice-“Disrupter”… For Davenport, “An Awesome Dude”
19/04/17 11:41 from Theology blogs

» Science of racism
18/04/17 16:25 from Clergy blogs
A fascinating look at the science of racism. Two excerpts: It’s surprising to think of racial bias as not just a state or habit of mind, nor even a widespread cultural norm, but as a process that’s also part of the ebbs and flows of the ...

» When religious leaders misguide followers: 4-15/16-17
15/04/17 05:15 from Christian Columnists
As those of us who are Christian wind up Holy Week, we would do well to remind ourselves that sometimes our faith leaders have been charlatans, megalomaniacs, theological knaves. (Well, truth be told, that happens in faiths other than Ch...

» While the Men Were in Hiding, Women Delivered the Greatest News the World Has Ever Known - Sojourners
13/04/17 15:19 from Christian Columnists
Sojourners While the Men Were in Hiding, Women Delivered the Greatest News the World Has Ever Known Sojourners Imagine what these women — these followers of Jesus — must have felt as they heard the best news in the history of the world. ...

» Christian coalition protests Trump's planned budget cuts - Richmond Free Press
08/04/17 13:22 from Christian Columnists
Richmond Free Press Christian coalition protests Trump's planned budget cuts Richmond Free Press With ashes on their foreheads, sackcloth draped around their necks and the U.S. Capitol as a backdrop, Christian leaders used the words ...

» 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...

» Interview with Jim Wallis - United Church Observer
03/04/17 21:26 from Christian Columnists
United Church Observer Interview with Jim Wallis United Church Observer Q You and I were at the wake last May in New York City for Rev. Daniel Berrigan, the Jesuit priest and anti-war activist. That night, you spoke about how Berrigan ke...

» 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...

» Truth That Bears Repeating: A Budget Is a Moral Document - Sojourners
30/03/17 18:46 from Christian Columnists
Truth That Bears Repeating: A Budget Is a Moral Document Sojourners We represented a wide spectrum of the Christian families of America — Protestant, Catholic, evangelical, African-American, Hispanic, Pentecostal, Orthodox. We were there...

» Complexity and Nuance in Arguments About Abortion
30/03/17 01:47 from Politics blogs
Two articles in today's Religion Dispatches address Tom Groome's New York Times editorial urging Democrats to back away from their strong official support for abortion rights. Groom argues, as the title of his post asserts: "To Win Again...

» The Theological Implications of the WooDyne Orbiting Teapot
29/03/17 23:53 from Clergy blogs
“If I were to suggest that between the Earth and Mars there is a china teapot revolving about the sun in an elliptical orbit, nobody would be able to disprove my assertion provided I were careful to add that the...

» The Growing Voice of Progressive Faith - Patheos (blog)
28/03/17 23:13 from Christian Columnists
Patheos (blog) The Growing Voice of Progressive Faith Patheos (blog) These stories cite the influence of leaders like William Barber II and the Moral Mondays movement; Jim Wallis and the Sojourners set; and other spiritual, religious and...

» James Carroll 'Jim' Brown - Richmond Daily News
21/03/17 17:50 from Christian Columnists
James Carroll 'Jim' Brown Richmond Daily News He worked for B & G Distributing in Memphis, Tenn., as a commercial refrigeration salesman from 1983 until he retired in 2012. Jim was of the Christian faith . He had been living ...

» 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....

» EJ Dionne: 'Trump' doesn't translate into Dutch - Salt Lake Tribune
19/03/17 23:57 from Christian Columnists
Salt Lake Tribune 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 An...

» 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...

» On Trump Train, Evangelicals Are Higher Power - Newsweek
09/02/17 14:00 from Christian Columnists
Newsweek On Trump Train, Evangelicals Are Higher Power Newsweek Giving an evangelical Christian power over the public education of America's children is only one of the many gifts Donald Trump is expected to shower on the religious r...

» “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...

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

» 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...

» Christian Right Renews Vows in Marriage of Convenience to Trump - New York Magazine
12/09/16 01:57 from Christian Columnists
New York Magazine Christian Right Renews Vows in Marriage of Convenience to Trump New York Magazine As Amy Sullivan has pointed out, the evangelical rank and file don't appear to support this idea — yet it always gets big applause fr...

» Christian Meditation
22/05/16 08:05 from Progressive Christian podcasts
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» 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
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» 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...

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