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Curiouser and curiouser
March 17, 2010 – 2:35 pm | 3 Comments
Curiouser and curiouser

Coinciding with — I almost said “echoing” — the release of Tim Burton’s new take on “Alice in Wonderland” is a different kind of journey down the rabbit hole. A strange episode is reported from …

African Churches and Homosexuality
February 21, 2010 – 11:37 am | 3 Comments
African Churches and Homosexuality

A recent story in The Economist caught my eye, because it describes a very rare phenomenon: a church in Africa which openly welcomes homosexuals. “House of Rainbow” is an independent Nigerian church, founded in Lagos …

Mapping Faith’s Legal Limits
February 17, 2010 – 11:56 pm | No Comment
Mapping Faith’s Legal Limits

An Oregon case spotlights the legal conundrum of charting the legal limts of religious faith and practice in America. The facts are as follows:a jury has convicted an Oregon couple of criminally negligent homicide after …

Stanley Fish and the Bottom Line
January 29, 2010 – 5:46 pm | No Comment
Stanley Fish and the Bottom Line

The other day I found myself wanting to agree with with Stanley Fish (an alarming thought!) when he wrote: “[T]he various projects we pursue and engage in may not all cohere in a single intelligible …