As progressive Christians become more relevant, can we learn from the religious right?
On many accounts, it would be good to learn from the religious right and their demise. What happened? Why did they fall into irrelevancy? Can we avoid the same problems? How?
New today from the Century: the open-table debate, learning from the religious right, more.
Remembering the Jonestown dead
The more I learned about the Disciples, the more I felt this was the church for me. Then, inevitably, I found the skeleton in the Disciples’ closet.
Here are some things I read recently but didn't get around to blogging about: Doctors Without Borders comes to Queens, communion-denial jumps the shark, more.
New today from the Century: Zombies and the resurrection of the body, remembering the Disciples at Jonestown, more.
New today from the Century: Meditation while milking a cow, John Lynch reviews Kenneth Serbin, more.
A conversation with Diana on her new book
As we read about the rise of the spiritual but not religious, how do we respond? Do we think of it as a threat? A challenge? Or do we resonate with the category?
New today from the Century: India's original Christians, Petraeus's disappointing story, more.
This election graphic from the Public Religion Research Institute is amazing. It breaks the population down by age, and then segments each age cohort by religious affiliation and race.
David Petraeus's failings aren't the same as his biblical namesake's. No one went to die so he could bed Paula Broadwell. Still, we expected more.
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