A look a new books.
Specifically, as Balmer shows, it was government interference in “segregation academies”
Randall Balmer on why racism, not abortion, birthed the religious right
by: Yonat Shimron Sept. 22, 2021 (RNS) — White evangelicals have long held that the 1973 Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion propelled the rise of the political movement known asRead More
The product of five years of research...
Aurora U. prof, B. Kooi, pens ‘Seven Highly Effective Police Leaders: 1895-Modern Times’
AURORA, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 — Brandon Kooi of Naperville, Aurora University criminal justice professor, has written “Seven Highly Effective Police Leaders: 1895-Modern Times.” The product of five years ofRead More
[Pope] Clement decided to baptize coffee in order to fool Satan...
The beloved church coffee hour may soon return as COVID-19 fades
by: Bob Smietana April 29, 2021 (RNS) — The first time coffee showed up in church, things did not go well. First developed in the Muslim world in the mid-800s,Read More
“Desmond Tutu: A Spiritual Biography of South Africa’s Confessor,” Battle delves into Tutu’s religious formation...
New book explores how Desmond Tutu’s Christian mysticism helped unite a nation
by: Yonat Shimron April 14, 2021 (RNS) — Much has been written about the Nobel Peace Prize-winning South African Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, revered by generations as a kind ofRead More
The back and forth may be part of a bigger problem for the LifeWay board of trustees: the Christian publisher’s steep financial challenges.
LifeWay lawsuit against former CEO Thom Rainer remains on file
by: Yonat Shimron Oct. 2, 2020 (RNS) — First it sued its former CEO. Then it said it would seek a negotiated settlement. But now, the Southern Baptist Convention’s publishingRead More