November 08, 2011
Time: For black conservatism, the right time and the wrong candidate
Herman Cain’s improbable rise to the top of Republican
presidential primary polls — and the prospect that two black men,
including an incumbent, could compete head-on for the White House next
year — should be proof that American politics has moved beyond race.
October 24, 2011
- National Catholic Reporter
Catholic Reporter: What is core to American Catholics in 2011
The term “cafeteria Catholic” has been used for many years to refer to
the fact that Catholics tend to selectively prioritize certain aspects
of Catholic theology and tradition while seeing other strands as
comparatively less important to the practice of Catholicism.
September 21, 2011
- The Huffington Post
Huffington Post: Surveying U.S. and French Muslims
The results of two interesting surveys were released recently: one by the Pew Research Center on U.S. Muslims' lives and attitudes and one by IFOP (the leading French market research and opinion poll institute) on French Muslims and the evolution of their socio-religious attitudes over the past two decades.
September 16, 2011
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: Converts vs. 'Cradle Catholics'
Do converts to the faith make better evangelists than "cradle Catholics"? Pope Benedict XVI seems to think so.
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.