The Morning Buzz | Baby Boomers’ Retirement Impacts Churches

Today's Buzz covers the controversy at HGTV over the "Flip It Forward" brothers, Obamacare enrollees pay premiums, Hobby Lobby president's Bible curriculum, how Baby Boomers' retirement effects churches, and Monica Lewinsky in Vanity Fair. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How to Live Happily Ever After

Today's Buzz covers new findings about climate change, a new proposal for highly skilled immigrants to work in the United States, religion and the NBA, the political leanings of journalists, and how to live happily ever after. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Stirs the Pot Yet Again

In today's Buzz Pope Francis goes against church doctrine by telling a woman married to a divorced man that she can receive Holy Communion, white southerners increasing support of the GOP, test your Bible IQ, Georgia governor signs Safe Carry Protection Act into law allowing residents to cary licensed firearms in public places, Oklahoma Supreme Court says death-row inmates not entitles to know source of lethal drugs -- double execution scheduled for April 29th, new digital art by Andy Warhol … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | The Morals of Millennial Republicans

In today's Buzz -- NYC Police Commissioner shuts down the squad collecting surveillance on Muslims, women's lack of advancement in the workplace pinned to confidence levels, Hobby Lobby president designs Bible curriculum, Senator McCaskill focuses on overhauling sexual assault policies and colleges and universities, what happened to ideological moderates in Congress?, the endurance of abortion as a politically potent issue. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Millennials Skeptical of the Good Book While Louisiana Embraces It

In today's Buzz: Millennials skeptical of the Bible, Louisiana introduces bill to make the Bible its state book, Democrats represent some of the wealthiest and poorest House districts, the immense challenge facing crews hoping to recover Malaysia Flight 370's black box, and Barbara Ehrenrich's new book. … [Read more...]

Washington State Governor Issues Moratorium on Death Penalty

Today's Buzz covers a moratorium on the death penalty in Washington state, the historically inaccurate inclusion of camels in Genesis, and new efforts to address economic inequality. … [Read more...]

Do You Believe? Americans Less Likely to Believe in Historical Accuracy of Christmas Story Than a Decade Ago

My latest column for Huffington Post Religion explores the findings of PRRI's latest survey, conducted in partnership with Religion News Service and released just this morning, on the drop in the number of Americans who believe the Bible's Christmas story is historically accurate. … [Read more...]


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