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Tuesday's News & Ideas

Lots of God at the inauguration, including one Obama-linked pastor who wasn't asked to pray. Plus for-profit universities. Are they an anomaly or the wave of the future? (Stanley Fish comments).

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Colleges are struggling with money. I mean, really struggling
  • Does loving God help or hinder success?
  • Some of King’s own preaching for the holiday weekend

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • The pain of unbelief, and of belief
  • Recruiting new monks (and you thought YOU had a tough time recruiting!)
  • A history of inauguration bibles

Tuesday's News & Ideas

Yet another presidential pray-er, unhealthy clergy, and seminaries squeezed by the economic collapse. For the gospel to be good news, we have to glance at the bad news first.

Monday's News & Ideas

Mark Driscoll has made a name for himself largely by poking a finger in the eye of those who promote liberal tolerance: feminists, gay advocates, and above all, theological liberals. Yet isn't it interesting that preaching a gospel of unvarnished Calvin and Edwards seems to attract post-modern seekers in Seattle?

Friday's News & Ideas

The death of a master combatant in theology and politics, an analogy to Augustine on the Roland Burris controversy, and a question as to whether we can really live without environmental impact (there's no question as to the value of book contracts for those who claim they do).

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Putting the Episcopal rift in a historical context
  • Archbishop swaps his pulpit for the pub
  • Saddleback founder Warren driven to expand his reach
  • The obnoxious champion
  • The psychological effects of music

Thursday's News & Ideas

Today's featured headlines:

  • Southern Seminary facing budget shortfall
  • Good news
  • Just one real leader, and we could have avoided this mess
  • After 146 years, a Brooklyn convent is closing

Friday's News & Ideas

Blessing Barack Obama's inauguration with controversy
Paul Weyrich, religious conservative and ex-president of Heritage Foundation, dies at 66
Serving others a key to leadership, research shows
How hard could it be?: My style of servant leadership


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