Dylan Matthews of Vox writes that there is an increasing body of evidence suggesting that simply giving poor people money is an effective means of fighting poverty: A recent randomized trial found that Kenyans who received no-strings attached cash from the charity GiveDirectly built more assets, bought more goods, were less hungry, and were all-around […]
Day: June 5, 2014
In his long career, Del Glover has served as a vice president for DuPont, chief operating officer at both Trinity Wall Street and the Riverside Church, associate dean at the General Seminary, deputy to several General Conventions and chair of Executive Council’s Finances For Mission Committee.
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Gerry Lynch, a friend of this blog, and communications director for the Diocese of Salisbury in the Church of England has written a brief essay on the growing popularity of choral evensong in the British church: I’m addicted to weekday Choral Evensong. In a ‘bad’ week, I get to the Cathedral twice; in a good […]
Emma Green of The Atlantic writes: In an interesting new survey, the Public Religion Research Institute found that 10 percent of Americans believe business owners should be able to refuse to serve black people if they see that as a violation of their religious beliefs.
Paul Raushenbush, executive religion editor of The Huffington Post writes:
The Feast Day of St. Boniface At the beginning of his highly successful missionary career in Hesse,