A recent Pew survey says one-third of adults who use the Internet do not use social networking sites and half of Facebook users don’t list their religious affiliation on their profile.
Day: August 17, 2012
Many Muslim Americans are approaching the end of Ramadan on Sunday (Aug. 19) under a cloud of fear as Muslim groups try to increase security without spurring panic.
The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Rev. Dr. Dr Thabo Makgoba, has condemned the violence and deaths at Lonmin’s Mine, and called for ‘strong, but measured and proportionate’ interventions from Government, police and unions, to end the ‘senseless loss of life’.
Pussy Riot challenged the use of the holy to prop up the political and so stand in a long line of prophets who resort to “hooliganism.”
NPR profiles Magdalene House, a private residential rehab center for women who’ve been arrested for prostitution and drug addiction.
This is the kind of story oppressed people tell to restore a bit of pride to their people. It’s the kind of story that inspires courage for resistance. It’s the kind of story that plants seeds to grow freedom fighters. It’s the kind of story that can create a new generation of heroes — or terrorists
by Maria L. Evans “[God] stays far away from us, because if He approached He would cause us to disappear. he waits for us to go to him and disappear.”–Simone Weil, from The Things of the World In what seems like another life, I was a junior high science teacher. One of my favorite demonstrations …