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October 07, 2013
So long, GetReligion
It was about eight years ago exactly when I surprised Terry Mattingly by shouting his...
October 04, 2013
Pod people: Deja vu on global persecution of Christians
As a rule, I don't discuss the contents of one of my new Scripps Howard...
October 02, 2013
Pew news: You don’t have to be religious to be Jewish
Readers (and bloggers) "of a certain age" will recall the famous advertising campaign for Levy's...
October 01, 2013
A more graceful Ross joins GetReligion crew
Some folks get annoyed when they read a news story with holes, a piece with...
September 27, 2013
Saith EEE: The business of those religion-beat cuts
The other day I received an email from a former GetReligion colleague, the Rev. Elizabeth...
September 24, 2013
Rise of the tiny church, with its no-cost clergyperson
In recent decades mainstream journalists have spilled oceans of ink -- with good cause --...
September 24, 2013
More personnel changes on the Godbeat
Here at GetReligion, we don't generally report the news. We critique media coverage of the...
September 22, 2013
Terrorists shred faithful at generic Pakistani church
Yesterday was Kenya and, of course, the killing there isn't over yet. Today, there is...
September 20, 2013
Toasting the Godbeat
Last night the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty honored Eric Marrapodi, manager of CNN's Belief...
September 19, 2013
Jackpot! Godbeat pro shows her winning hand
If you're in a hurry, there's no need to finish the rest of this post....
September 19, 2013
Do religious readers really want quality religion coverage?
It has been awhile since our own Bobby Ross, Jr., quoted that laugh-to-keep-from-crying tweet by...
September 17, 2013
Seeing through a famous glass cathedral, rather dimly
The 2010 bankruptcy of Crystal Cathedral Ministries, founded in 1955 by the Rev. Robert H....
September 16, 2013
Was the Navy gunman Buddhist? Does it matter?
Some 12 people were killed by a gunman at Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yards on Monday...
September 14, 2013
Assessing the state of the Godbeat
I posted earlier this week on three veteran superstars of the Godbeat — Ann Rodgers,...
September 10, 2013
Et tu, Tim? Townsend latest to leave the Godbeat (updated)
Speaking of Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes ... In the last few weeks, we've highlighted the departures of...
September 09, 2013
Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes again, here in GetReligion land
All together now, GetReligion readers. Strange fascination, fascinating me Changes are taking the pace I'm...
August 31, 2013
Noooooooooooo!!! Godbeat losing a superstar
It's official: I'm leaving Post-Gazette 9/5 to be communications director for #Catholic @diopitt Thanks for...
August 30, 2013
WWROD? What does sharia law look like in practice?
The other day, in a discussion of events in Egypt, I noted -- once again...
August 24, 2013
Religion and the 1963 March on Washington
August 28 is the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. There's a huge...
August 22, 2013
Guess which sin makes church discipline newsworthy?
Every week, in churches around the world, Christians engage in a peculiar practice in which...
August 21, 2013
Interesting Rowan Williams apology: And important, too
Let us return, for a moment, to that interesting quote the other day from the...
August 21, 2013
Should CNN editor accept religious liberty award?
A Religion Dispatches blog post this week noted that CNN Godbeat pro Eric Marrapodi will receive the first...
August 19, 2013
Godbeat losing one of its best and brightest
Usually, we critique religion news here at GetReligion. Occasionally, we report on significant developments on...
August 16, 2013
Hey, you put your opinion in my news!
One of the many products offered by Religion News Service is its daily round-up of...
August 15, 2013
Sex and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The largest Lutheran group in the United States is the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America....
August 14, 2013
Hey Mr. DJ, put some praise music on
As a famous religious figure once said, “Ask and you shall receive.” Sometimes even we...
August 12, 2013
The Sun talks (just talk, no facts) about an Episcopal hero
I didn't know much about the Rt. Rev. David Leighton -- the 11th diocese of...
August 10, 2013
Pod people: A little GetEducation for GetReligion
In the 1990s, before I became a religion writer, I covered education for The Oklahoman,...
August 01, 2013
Locking the two popes into one flawed news template
As has been our practice since day one, your GetReligionistas rarely write posts about editorials,...
July 30, 2013
Results vary as media follow Rick Warren’s return
Over the weekend, Rick Warren returned to the pulpit for the first time since his...
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