Day: September 14, 2015

Washington Post analyses criticism that #BlackLivesMatter endangers police

Washington Post analyses criticism that #BlackLivesMatter endangers police

The growing #BlackLivesMatter movement has resonated with a number of religious leaders, and critics have objected, claiming that the movement has endangered the lives of police, and resulted in an increase in police deaths. Readers on this site joined this vocal group when they voiced displeasure with The Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, who released a statement on […]

Kentucky clerk won’t prevent deputies from issuing licenses

Kentucky clerk won’t prevent deputies from issuing licenses

After being released from jail, the county clerk in Kentucky who was jailed for contempt of court for her refusal to issue marriage licenses following the legalization of marriage between same-sex couples has stated that she will now permit her deputies to issue licenses without her name or authorization printed on them. NPR notes that […]

Kierkegaard quoted on The Late Show

Kierkegaard quoted on The Late Show

Writing on Patheos, theologian Kyle Roberts shares his joy in seeing Vice President Biden quote Kierkegaard for Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. Roberts gives context to Biden’s appreciation of Kierkegaard, noting that both have experienced great suffering, and that both have deep faiths. The quote, “faith sees best in the dark”, was taped to Biden’s bathroom […]

Speaking to the Soul: Between one world and the next

Speaking to the Soul: Between one world and the next

Between one world and the next holding on, praying, hoping Fighting for this world and the next unrest, willful, our own way Then pleas of forgiveness will God accept this broken Life, lived and yet the cross shows what is broken is Sacred, a light to all who dare to see the brilliance of the […]