Monday's News & Ideas
- Synod just the beginning
- Info dispenser or seedbed?
- Why Driscoll quit
- Dwindling Southern evangelicals
- UK's religious decline
- Youth apathy
However dramatic, the Synod of Bishops 2014 was just the beginningCrux: Now that the dust is beginning to settle on the tumultuous Synod of Bishops on the family, conclusions are in the air as to what it all meant.America: Five things the synod just did
When mystery becomes product: the case of General Theological SeminaryPatheos: Consider your purpose. If a seminary is simply dispensing information, its days are numbered. A seedbed is a different matter.Religion News Service: General Theological Seminary board offers terminated faculty employment negotiations
The pastor's "persistent sinful behavior": Why Driscoll quit Mars HillSeattle Post-Intelligencier: The leadership of Mars Hill Church aired a portion of its dirty laundry on Sunday, telling churchgoers an investigation revealed "patterns of persistent sinful behavior" by Senior Pastor Mark Driscoll.
Southern evangelicals: dwindling -- and taking the GOP edge with themThe Atlantic: Why are Democrats keeping it close in five key Senate races? Look at changing demographics.
New figures reveal massive decline in religious affiliationChristian Today: In five decades, the number of people with no religion in Britain has grown from just 3 per cent of the population to nearly half, according to a new survey.
Let's set the world on fireYoung people do care about politics: they just dislike it, the Economist reports. The young are passionate, opinionated and barely aware of the elections.
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