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Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • 'A priest, a rabbi and a Methodist preacher walk into a bar . . . '
  • When bells are outlawed, only outlaws will have bells
  • Pope gives bishops power to fire
  • Rich in the things I don't need

Friday's News & Ideas

  • The president's open hand to Islam: pro and con
  • Prayer changes you. Really. Neurologically.
  • Atheism is more brittle than you thought

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Ethical "issues" take flesh: end-of-life care and abortion debate go personal
  • Maybe Twitter isn't all bad?
  • Local church engages in "faith" (and cash) stimulus

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • WWJD? Jabez? Mel Gibson? What's the evangelical fad for this year?
  • Father Cutie fascinates across America
  • Why evangelicals fell for Jon & Kate Plus 8

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • How to be a Christian at a cocktail party in Manhattan
  • A church offers hospitality in a recession-choked Michigan town
  • The earth may last another billion years. And that's good to know

Monday's News & Ideas

  • What do we make of the Ken Lays and Bernie Madoffs being so . . . religious?
  • What keeps Jehovah's Witnesses knocking on doors?
  • The rise of encore careers

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Does our chattiness in church suggest something is very, very wrong?
  • Graduations could find a middle-ground between zealous Christianity and banal nothingness
  • Death of a leading Pentecostal luminary

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • What makes us human? The ability to cook
  • What to do when denominational structure gets in the way of mission?
  • A judge supports gun protestors over a gun peddler. It must be God.


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