Close to home: Those Godbeat changes hit tmatt

What he said: “I’m glad to hear that Scripps Howard still as a religion writer on its staff. Seriously, I mean it’s a nice thing that, you know, that still exists in the media.” — Tom Hanks, at a press conference in 2009 For those who have not heard the news elsewhere, out in the [Read More…]

Mixing scales of justice and songs of praise

Strange, strange, strange — like something out of a John Grisham novel. That was my first reaction to an Associated Press news story about a Tennessee jury accused of singing, praying and reading Bible verses during deliberations: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The attorney for a man sentenced to death for the torture slayings of a [Read More…]