May 4, 2016
In our own often impatient age of frequent ingratitude and hyper individualism, there is declining patience with durable institutions. Much of the Trump and Bernie Sanders movements wants to blow up the “system,” whatever…
April 25, 2016
It’s tempting to yawn over retired United Methodist Melvin Talbert’s latest same sex rite, this time at a Charlotte church, a nearly all white congregation with few young people and a membership and attendance…
April 21, 2016
Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave who rose to become a famous abolitionist, Underground Railroad leader, and social reformer, will soon appear on the $20 bill.
April 20, 2016
Will the Catholic Church reject all use of military force? Mark Tooley comments on the Vatican’s stance on Just War in The Detroit News.
April 14, 2016
April 13 was the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, to whom everyone who values human equality and liberty owes everlasting thanks.
April 9, 2016
Surely the BBC is already producing a new post Downton Abby miniseries based on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s fantastic discovery that his biological father is actually a former secretary to Winston Churchill.
April 8, 2016
This week World Methodist Council leaders met with Pope Francis, marking the opening of a new Methodist ecumenical office in Rome and over 50 years of Methodist-Catholic dialogue.
March 13, 2016
Yesterday was Nancy Reagan’s funeral, and The Washington Post ran a reminder story of the controversy surrounding her astrologer, Joan Quigley, who died in 2014.
March 11, 2016
After 33 years of consistently and unhesitatingly voting Republican, locally and nationally, this year will be the exception, if Donald Trump is nominee.
March 10, 2016
Evangelical activists are concluding today a provocatively titled conference ostensibly gathering about “empowering the Palestinian church.”
March 1, 2016
Does the popularity of unconventional presidential candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders evince America’s dramatically shifting religious demographic?