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July 29, 2014
Church of The New York Times keeps preaching its own faith
It's time for another "Kellerism" update, as The New York Times continues its efforts to...
July 25, 2014
UCLA study literally tries to sell gay marriage in Texas
Help gays marry and boost the economy: That's one of the newest pitches in gay...
July 24, 2014
Trend or not? Evangelicals reportedly questioning the Bible
"a medium-sized evangelical church in Laguna Beach where [Rob] Bell sometimes attends services" Strange not...
July 21, 2014
Yo editors: Can the state pay Catholics to help immigrants?
As usual, there was a stack of Baltimore Sun newspapers waiting for me at the...
July 15, 2014
For Cologne archbishop, Reuters emits a scent of bias
The new archbishop of Cologne, Germany, is all about gays. At least it is, according...
July 10, 2014
Wrestling with that old Anglican timeline, in South Carolina
Anyone who follows news on the religion beat knows the drill when it comes to...
July 08, 2014
The Boston Globe veers into the doctrines of ‘Kellerism’
Just the other day, I heard a long-time GetReligion reader use a very interesting new...
June 11, 2014
NYTimes notices old doctrine wars over InterVarsity chapters
The debate started out behind closed doors but quickly jumped into the mainstream press. The...
June 08, 2014
United (for now) Methodists and the same-sex debate
Amid talk of a possible schism over homosexuality, the United Methodist Church is back in the news....
June 02, 2014
Let them eat cake and — in Colorado — make others bake it
I'm no expert on baking, but I suspect that a layer cake should stand straight,...
May 27, 2014
United Methodists stand at a ‘tipping point’ — once again
Yes, it's time to head into yet another oldline Protestant summer of sex. This leads...
May 24, 2014
Instructing v. reporting on gay clergy from The Times
What's the difference between advocacy journalism and classical, liberal, some would say "objective" journalism? Advocacy...
May 23, 2014
Worst religion story of the year? AP trashes Phil Robertson
Sigh...no context, just a quick Associated Press gotcha blurb. Yep, that reader's email to GetReligion...
May 20, 2014
Baptists ‘unofficially’ changing doctrine on homosexuality?
Southern Baptist leaders are seeking a "softer approach on homosexuality," reports National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."...
May 13, 2014
What rights should parents of gay children have in Maryland?
Here we go again. The Baltimore Sun -- the newspaper that lands in my front...
May 13, 2014
NYTimes leans to the right in Christian legal profile?
No, the "socially liberal" New York Times didn't lean all the way to the right....
May 10, 2014
Getting a feel for the whole elephant in that Mississippi law
You know that ancient story about the blind men groping their way around an elephant?...
May 03, 2014
It’s a mystery: Kicking a cardinal — Guardian-style
Who is the target in this story from The Guardian on the gay marriage vote...
May 01, 2014
African simony assertions from Religion News Service
As a good Protestant (in an Anglican context, of course), I reject the doctrine of...
April 25, 2014
AP sticks it to Mississippi religious freedom law
Earlier this month, I wrote a post titled "Via AP, a tasty piece on a same-sex...
April 25, 2014
Al Jazeera offers its own take (literally) on SBC sex summit
A week or so ago I mentioned, in a meeting that included both traditional and...
April 19, 2014
Shocking news! T.D. Jakes doubts something!
"Replate 1A." That was a favorite dry reaction at my old newspaper whenever someone announced...
April 17, 2014
About those evangelical whispers on same-sex marriage
As you would imagine, your GetReligionistas are never eager to critique the work of previous...
April 11, 2014
Sister Jane drama: Observer still trying to catch up on news
The Charlotte Observer tried to play catch-up this week on the Sister Jane controversy. But...
April 07, 2014
Codewords are much easier to find than Waldo
Before dissecting this MSNBC story, let's pause for a round of Spot the Codewords. Start...
April 04, 2014
About that ‘complex’ doctrine Catholic teachers must follow
Imagine this lede atop a national wire service story: CINCINNATI (AP) — Parochial teachers are so...
April 04, 2014
Brendan Eich nailed for his generic, private, anti-gay beliefs?
Yes, yes, yes, I know. Just try to imagine the mainstream press coverage if Brendan...
April 04, 2014
Sister Jane, chapter 2: Observer still favors the protestors
Remember the fracas over a speech by a nun at a Catholic school? Well, they...
April 02, 2014
Some finger-waggling about a Catholic school story
The scowling, scolding, dogmatic nun is among the few stereotypes that persist in otherwise sensitive,...
March 30, 2014
Is Christopher Senyonjo a gay martyr or gay icon?
The Associated Press has a story out today on a former bishop of the Church...
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