Day: August 21, 2012

The geography of charitable giving

The Chronicle found a similar pattern across the nation. Households with incomes of $50,000-$75,000 donate on average 7.6 percent of their discretionary income. That’s compared with about 4 percent for those with incomes of $200,000 or more.

National Cathedral Q and A with Obama and Romney on their faith

Cathedral Age, [Obama and Romney} say their faith in God sustains and guides them, that faith has a role to play in the American public square, and that service to others — motivated by faith — is one of the great contributions of religious groups to the life of the nation.”

Mega-churches are intoxicating

… a new study of 12 representative megachurches spread across the country finds that the size of these churches is a major part of their appeal. Members report that the experience of worshiping with thousands is intoxicating, the researchers find.