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Disapproving Religion in the NYC Subway

Here’s a post about two advertisements I happened to see while riding the New York City subway this past weekend. The ads reveal much about the subtle disparagement churches and other religious organizations sometimes experience from government agencies in the Big Apple. 653 more words


When Islam Breaks Down

This is a remarkably insightful article from City Post by Theodore Dalrymple. I have to share it here – I have not read such a comprehensive piece on Islam before. 317 more words


This Is What Happens When You Only Visit Right Wing Sites

When you get your “news” from right-wing websites like CNS News, you tend to have a misinformed view of reality.  CNS News stands for Cybercast News Service and… 193 more words

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Restaurant Review: Church & State

Restaurant Name: Church + State 
Location: 1850 Industrial St, Los Angeles, CA 90021
Halfsies Rating: ★★★★★
Halfsies Bank: $$$$
Genre: French Great for: Date night… 388 more words


Bonhoeffer on Church and State

I’ve recently been reading again Bonhoeffer’s 1932 essay, “Thy Kingdom Come.” When I first read it years ago, I found it difficult. Now, after years of reading Bonhoeffer, I have returned to it and find it. 546 more words

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From Tragedy to Farce

I have held off writing this post for a long time. I was worried that my blog would turn into an anti-liberal whinge session where you, dear reader, would be continually pummelled into political submission, and where I, your earnest scribe, would be sitting here wondering what happened to all the feel good posts about cats, film reviews and holidays. 1,021 more words

Michigan House Approves Religious Freedom Restoration Act Despite Opposition

By Heather Clark – Posted at Christian News Network:

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan House of Representatives has approved a state version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) despite opposition from those who claim that the bill will give license to people of faith to “discriminate.” 98 more words

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