Archives for Mar 10, 2013 @ 14:59

One more time: The Bible in Public Schools

I posted yesterday a clip from Jon Merritt’s forthright stand against the teaching of the Bible in public schools. I disagree for a few reasons: I see the Bible in a public conversation to be a good thing since it will enhance the reading of the Bible; students are mostly sharp enough not simply to [Read More…]

The Religious Nones, Another Look

Brad Wright, a professor of sociology at UMass, observes something that might be surprising about growth in the Nones — read the whole article: Once again, the percentage of being unaffiliated increased in each group, but relatively speaking, it’s increased most among the middle-aged and the elderly. In both the percentage of the unaffiliated more [Read More…]

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [Read more…]