Opinion

Opinion

Catholic leaders within the United States ought to think about finding out a proposal made by Bishop Franz-Josef Bode, the vice chairman of the German bishops’ convention, who has inspired a considerate dialogue on whether or not Catholic clergymen would possibly supply a kind of blessing for Catholics in same-sex relationships. “Although ‘marriage for all’ […]

An ICE Raid Leaves an Iowa Town Divided Along Faith Lines

An ICE Raid Leaves an Iowa Town Divided Along Faith Lines

The view that immigrants take jobs from residents or depress wages was a typical one, but it surely was disputed by native enterprise homeowners. The unemployment price in Henry County is 2.9 %, and lots of factories show “Hiring” indicators. Gary Crawford, who owns Mt. Pleasant Tire (“We keep you rolling”), stated he paid tire […]

Competition for Land and Water Fuels Violence in Nigeria

Competition for Land and Water Fuels Violence in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria — Clashes between armed herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are escalating to more and more violent episodes as a battle for scarce assets stirs long-held tensions over faith and ethnicity. By some estimates the clashes have taken greater than 500 lives this 12 months. In latest days, at the least 86 folks have […]

‘First Reformed’ Asks, Can God Forgive Us? Its Director Has an Answer

‘First Reformed’ Asks, Can God Forgive Us? Its Director Has an Answer

One of the most talked-about movies of the spring was “First Reformed,” Paul Schrader’s austere, intense portrait of a Protestant minister coming undone in upstate New York. The film, starring Ethan Hawke because the Rev. Ernst Toller, explores themes that viewers versed in Mr. Schrader’s greater than four-decade physique of labor — which incorporates “American […]

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Opinion

Americans crave solutions — and deserve them. Mainly they wish to know the way Pruitt perseveres, soldiering by the mortifications and shrugging off the investigations, with pores and skin as thick as it’s luxuriantly lubricated. Where does he get the energy to slither off the bed every day and face a flabbergasted and repulsed world […]

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

Still, opposite to Nixey, there was not utter however quite partial destruction of the classical world. The vigorous debates in Byzantine cultures about whether or not, for instance, magical texts had been demonic recommend that these works continued to have affect in Christian Europe. The materials tradition of the time additionally lends nuance to Nixey’s […]

A Forgotten Religion Gets a Second Chance in Brooklyn

A Forgotten Religion Gets a Second Chance in Brooklyn

“It’s surprising, but fascinating, that the Oahspe has found its way to this group,” stated Seth Perry, a Princeton professor of American faith. “Nothing ever completely dies. Then suddenly, it finds new readers.” During Sunday providers, a dashiki-clad worshiper named Eugene Grant sat attentively within the entrance row. The temple had simply accomplished a gaggle […]

The Evangelical Fight to Win Back California

The Evangelical Fight to Win Back California

This division solely reinforces what Mr. Graham sees because the urgency of his message. On his bus route from San Diego to Los Angeles, Christian radio stations typically pale out and in with Spanish ones. The caravan handed evangelical powerhouses like Saddleback Church, the place the pastor, Rick Warren, who hosted a presidential election discussion […]

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Opinion

The second, tougher class for Project Blitz consists of payments meant to advertise the educating and celebration of Christianity in public faculties and elsewhere. These payments are a method of spreading the message that Christian conservatives are the actual Americans, and everyone else is right here by invitation solely. The sponsors of Project Blitz have […]