May 18, 2011
- Religion Dispatch Magazine
Religion Dispatch: ‘Soul of Yoga’ at stake in Texas regulation push
A vote away from the desk of Texas Governor (and potential 2012 Republican candidate for president) Rick Perry is a bill
that has ignited a debate over the so-called “soul of yoga” and who, if
anybody, is entitled to regulate it.
April 26, 2011
- The Advocate
The Advocate: Lent request: Come home
Giving something up for Lent? Catholic leaders are hoping this Lenten season
will prove the right time for those who may have given up on the church
or just grown apart from it to return home.
April 24, 2011
- The News Journal
The News Journal: Delaware religion: A rockin' rebirth
It's a good bet that Brad Kellum will be the only Delaware pastor to
take the stage this morning and launch into a heavy-metal medley that
starts with Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" as a fog machine shrouds the
musicians in mist.
April 16, 2011
- Los Angeles Times
LA Times: C.S. Lewis Bible provokes debate
At a time when the words of the late British novelist, scholar and
lay theologian C.S. Lewis are reaching more people than ever, a newly
published Bible bearing his name has excited fans and provoked debate
over whether Lewis would have approved.
April 11, 2011
CNN: Leading atheist publishes secular Bible
The question arose early in British academic A.C. Grayling’s career:
What if those ancient compilers who’d made Bibles, the collected
religious texts that were translated, edited, arranged and published en
masse, had focused instead on assembling the non-religious teachings of
civilization’s greatest thinkers?
April 10, 2011
- Boston Herald
Boston Herald: Prodigal parishioners return to church
The Boston Archdiocese’s largest effort in a generation to reach
lapsed Catholics is drawing wandering souls back to the church’s open
arms, but the biggest obstacle could be keeping them, priests and
March 28, 2011
- The News & Observer
News & Observer: Evangelicals counter UNC-CH Bible scholar
The release of a new book by UNC-Chapel Hill's pre-eminent New Testament scholar, Bart Ehrman, has long been an unnerving and occasionally intimidating time for evangelical Christians on campus.
March 25, 2011
- The New York Times
NYT: Mexicans fill pews, even as church is slow to adapt
Two years ago, St. Joseph’s Church in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, seemed to be headed for extinction. Attendance at Sunday Masses had fallen below 100. The 159-year-old parish’s buildings were crumbling and its coffers were empty.