You can find a depressing tale about the state of race relations in the United States any day just by Googling the right terms. But even on a bleak landscape, the story of #Pointergate stands out. If you are just catching up with this story, which involves an attempt to smear Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges […]
Day: November 13, 2014
In the not-too-distant future, a grand jury in Missouri will announce whether it has indicted Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen in August.
There was a time when the U. S. government was at war with faithful Christians, just as Fox News would have you believe. But that time isn’t now. It was in the late 1970s and 1980s in El Salvador. This New York Times story about the efforts to deport two of the Salvadoran generals who […]
How would you have handled this situation? Muslim parents asked the Montgomery County, Maryland Board of Education to close schools on their two most important religious holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, which, in some years occur during the school year.
While the rest of the world lights up for the mid-winter season’s crazy blend of commercialism, festival and cultural Christianity, most of our Episcopal Church’s remain externally dark, unadorned, and preciously uncontaminated by the happy secularism all around us. But why?