I’ve practiced the Sabbath for years but am only just beginning to understand why some people might be afraid of it. Of its silence. Of its demand that we rest.
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Welcome to Moozweek, a round-up of Muslim and Islam related news from the past week, and that perhaps you haven’t seen. This week in Moozweek: RIP, Retribution, Counter Violence. Profiling. Rohingyas. Gay Rights. Threads. Vote-istan. RIP Reformer… Scholar-activist Asghar Ali Engineer, a prolific writer and Islamic reformer who was nearly killed by extremists, [...]
The story that priests were barred from the Boston bombing scene because of an anti-Christian culture is undone by the Boston archdiocese’s own newspaper, which of course must be in league with the lefty secularists. Yeah, that’s it…
Newark Archbishop John J. Myers got back from his trip to Poland this week and, according to his spokesman, will shortly make his first public statement on the latest revelations about Michael Fugee, the molester-priest who, in contravention of a court order, was permitted to minister to minors at two New Jersey parishes.
I’ve loved these characters all my life. I “have been, and always shall be,” their friend. And I loved the new Trek installment. (And no, this post is not really relevant to religion.)
Author and innovator Jeff Shinabarger calls us to reorganize our lives to prioritize margin and generosity.
Phil Lawler, the redoubtable conservative Catholic commentator, has come to the conclusion that Pope Francis is a simple pastor.
Jonathan Merritt responds to Mark Driscoll’s claim that people need to lighten up about his Catalyst Conference comments.
Today is Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks — one of the three big holidays, hagim, when Jews journeyed to Jerusalem to make a sacrifice at the Temple. It was in the first instance an agricultural festival, marked out by biblical injunction as 50 days from the barley harvest at Passover to the wheat harvest.