The Century associate editor is also a church musician. He has quit bands many times and graduate school twice. He blogs here.
At the risk of going all Get Religion over nothing: it’s a little weird to read articles about Ben Carson’s vegetarianism that fail to mention that the presidential candidate is a member of a church that promotes vegetarianism.
"It doesn’t bother me. The dying is my next career."
"Romero’s aversion to politics earned him the appointment as Archbishop."
The controversy over Rodney Kennedy’s decision to baptize a baby has been fascinating. The prominent American Baptist pastor told RNS that he is “no longer interested whether confession of faith comes before or after baptism,” given the larger issues facing the church.
Many other Baptists, especially Southern Baptists, very much disagree. “The Christian community needs to have a conversation about baptism,” said Kennedy.
We’ve had one, actually.
"The Gulf situation is a miniature version of the chicken-and-egg question that bedevils Amtrak as a whole."
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