Day: April 10, 2014

The Atlantic takes note of nuns online

The Atlantic, arriving late to the party, asks whether social media can be used for evangelism in a nice profile of Sister Helena Burns, a Roman Catholic nun who is active online. Emma Green writes:

No evidence “Gospel of Jesus Wife” was forged

The”Gospel of Jesus Wife” is not fraudulent, writes Lisa Wangsness of The Boston Globe. That’s different than saying it is an authentic account of past events, which is a subject beyond my competency to determine, but it does put the controversial text back in play for students of the early church.

The rise of “Bible skeptics”

“The American Bible Society’s latest State of the Bible survey documents steep skepticism that the Good Book is a God book,” writes Cathy Lynn Grossman of Religion News Service. She quotes Roy Peterson, president of the society, who cites “incredible change in just a few years’ time. Among the findings:

Celebrating the Edgy

Feast Day of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin When I was in high school I took classes in field ecology. Since this was in Jackson, the town bordering Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone, we had opportunities for many marvelous field trips. We went into the Gros Ventre Wilderness to see first hand how moose had …

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