In 2008, polls showed that more regular-churchgoers voted for John McCain over Barack Obama. It appears that in this cycle, more church-goers are leaning towards Obama and away from Mitt Romney. Is the God-gap closing?
Day: September 21, 2012
The long rise in Americans’ life spans has reversed itself for white people who lack high school diplomas, an increasingly troubled group that has lost four years of life expectancy since 1990.
The Most Rev. Emil A. Wcela, a retired Roman Catholic bishop, says women should be ordained to the diaconate–and, no, this is not a slippery slope.
On Sept. 16, the Rev. Carl Southerland was installed as rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Franklin, North Carolina, becoming the first Moravian pastor of an Episcopal parish since the two denominations inaugurated a full-communion relationship in 2011.
In several places in the Hebrew scripture, the text implies that God blinds some people so that they fail to respond to God’s activity. Their failure then provokes God’s judgment and some ensuing catastrophe.
The Crown Nominations Commission begins their work of choosing the next Archbishop of Canterbury next week. Andrew Brown, writing in the Guardian, summarizes the process including a run-down of possible candidates and what’s ahead for the next Archbishop.
Perhaps what makes this movie intriguing–this whole concept of “possession by an evil spirit”–is that, ultimately, we recognize that each of us has our own dibbuk box inside of us, as well as our own Ark of the Covenant.