In the Jaintia Hills of northeast India, a young boy descends everyday into the ‘rathole’ coalmines. He works in these hard and dangerous conditions, so he can support his family.
Day: July 20, 2013
The Rev. Robyn Barnes has been to summer camp and learned a few things about rules and priorities, both as they apply to children and as they apply to the wider church. She writes:
Writing for the CNN Religion blog, Jeffrey Weiss of the late, great religion staff of the Dallas Morning News says predominantly white churches have been “uncommonly quiet” in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin. He writes:
Bishop Sean Rowe of the Diocese of Northwest Pennsylvania has a guest column this morning in the Erie Times-News on marriage equality. He writes:
Commemoration of Sojourner Truth (1797-1883), Harriet Tubman (ca 1822-1913), Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-1894) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1850-1902), Pioneers and prophets Readings: Psalm 146 Wisdom 7:24-28 1 Peter 4:10-11 Luke 11:5-10 Religion without humanity is very poor stuff. — Sojourner Truth I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only …