A round-up of the week’s religion news. Continue Reading →
Dr. Arthur Caliandro has a new medium. The successor to Norman Vincent Peale as Senior Minister at New York’s Marble Collegiate Church — the oldest Protestant congregation in North America — Caliandro spent 42 years in the pulpit, on radio and TV. As can be expected of a senior and a minister, his posts are about blogging, about loss, about his love of New York, and this, below, about the Islamic cultural center in lower Manhattan:
I remember it as if it happened yesterday. Just before Christmas vacation during my freshman year of college, I had a couple of dates with a girl I really liked. The feelings for one another seemed mutual and we both looked forward to seeing each other after the holidays.
When we were back on campus, she refused to see or even talk to me. This drove me crazy and after weeks, her roommate explained the real story. When she told her parents she liked an Italian, they forbade her from having any contact with me.
Canterbury Ale Monks and friars have long been among the best brewmasters, and the old heart of the Church of England, Canterbury Cathedral, has acknowledged that with the return of Continue Reading →
If Hitler Was a Blogger What if you had a “best blog contest” and Hitler won? Neo-Nazis will have to stick to wishful thinking and settle for second best: hate-spewing Continue Reading →
Two days to Bloggercon, the open conference on weblogs convened by Dave Winer, a blog innovator and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.The Revealer‘s Continue Reading →
The Revealer is still sick. Check back tomorrow, please; and in the meantime, visit our friend Kathy Shaidle at Relapsed Catholic. Kathy was one of the first religion bloggers, and she’s always maintained a Continue Reading →