Remember when Jesus went to Assiut? (Yeah, me neither.)

“Both Roman Catholic and Evangelical Protestant media have for years been drawing public attention to the persecution of Christians in many countries,” says the renowned sociologist of religion, Peter Berger. “Secular media have been less attentive; some have ascribed this to an anti-Christian bias; I rather doubt this—more likely it comes from the fact that [Read More…]

An NBA rookie’s favorite (missing) Bible verse

It’s time for another season in the National Basketball Association, which is another one of those giant sports stories that GetReligion readers seem to care little or nothing about. Hint, hint. But do I care? No. I’m going to keep writing God-and-sports posts, no matter what. After all, I am a pretty big sports fan [Read More…]