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Quote Day: Have Confess That Genealogy Suffering Roots Deep Church History" Paperblog Pick in Religion

Quote for Day: "We Have to Confess . . . That the Genealogy of Gay Suffering Has Roots Deep in Church History"

Michael Coren was once a leading opponent of marriage equality in Canada. His recently published book Epiphany: A Christian’s Change of Heart Mind Over Same-Sex Marriage (Toronto... Read more


  • Book Review: Rendezvous with God

    Book Review: Rendezvous with

    NOTE: I was not paid to review this book. It is an unbiased and objective review. If you have a book with Jewish or Israel related content and would like me to... Read more

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago by   Gldmeier
  • What Did You Say?

    What Say?

    This driver and this passenger had interacted before. Unpleasantly. You could feel the tension mount when the passenger watched carefully to see who the driver... Read more

    9 hours, 7 minutes ago by   Steveawiggins
  • A Reader Writes: "First, Let Us Assume a Spherical Cow": How Christian...

    Reader Writes: "First, Assume Spherical Cow": Christian Theological Thinking Often Gets Done

    Nicole Chase responds brilliantly to my discussion yesterday of the bizarre proposal that people (disembodied ones, it seems) leave religious groups simply... Read more

    The 28 September 2016 by   William Lindsey
  • Godnapped


    “Has anybody seen my god?” So we might imagine an ancient victim of godnapping wailing after a hostile takeover raid. We might smirk to ourselves, knowing that... Read more

    The 28 September 2016 by   Steveawiggins
  • Patricia Miller on Catholics Driving Exodus of "Nones," Kaya Oakes on How "Nones...

    Patricia Miller Catholics Driving Exodus "Nones," Kaya Oakes "Nones" Aren't Coming Back Should They, Considering What Church Offering?

    Two more helpful pieces of commentary on the recently published PRRI report about why Americans (and especially younger ones) are leaving religion behind —... Read more

    The 27 September 2016 by   William Lindsey
  • Colorful States

    Colorful States

    Kevin Smith is one of New Jersey’s own. I’ve always considered it one of life’s great ironies that Loki and Bartleby, the fallen angels in Dogma, move from... Read more

    The 27 September 2016 by   Steveawiggins
  • New Studies Announced for Fall 2016

    Studies Announced Fall 2016

    The 2016-17 Adult Faith Formation program at SJE gets underway Tuesday evening, September 27th with Acts of the Apostles: The Spread of the Kingdom. This is a... Read more

    The 26 September 2016 by   Stjohnpa
  • Readers Write: If 60% of "Nones" Say They've Just Stopped Believing, We Can...

    Readers Write: "Nones" They've Just Stopped Believing, Ignore Catholic Left Abuse Gays, Right?

    Yesterday, I noted that, in a recent posting at the Commonweal blog, Michael Peppard points to the finding of a just-published PRRI survey that some 40% of... Read more

    The 26 September 2016 by   William Lindsey
  • Trouble with Logging In to Disqus and Commenting? Some Pointers

    Trouble with Logging Disqus Commenting? Some Pointers

    I've posted about this issue in the past, but since I have heard from a number of people lately who are having problems accessing their Disqus account and... Read more

    The 26 September 2016 by   William Lindsey
  • Conversation and Laughter at a Funeral Home

    Conversation Laughter Funeral Home

    The New Comer Funeral Home is in a primarily residential area in Rochester, New York. It is a one story, unassuming building and the only indication that its... Read more

    The 26 September 2016 by   Marilyngardner5