Posts tagged "10 commandments"

Daily Links 29 June 2005

Night Train to Marrakech Reza Aslan on the clash of monotheisms as seen from the cramped quarters of a sleeper car. Losing Moses Chris Hedges discusses Losing Moses on the Freeway, his new book of real life stories of the Ten Commandments in America, on WNYC’s “Leonard Lopate Show.”  

Daily Links 16 December 2004

The Robes of Church and State A circuit court judge in the Alabama town of Andalusia, Ashley McKathan, has begun wearing a custom-made judicial robe, embroidered with the Ten Commandments on his chest, to court. “‘Certainly I wanted to make a point,'” said McKathan. “‘I think it is important to keep the issue before the people.'”...

Daily Links October 12 2004

Ten Red Herrings Stop the presses — the Supreme Court has decided to hear cases on displaying the Ten Commandments. To which The Revealer says: yawn. This news is a red herring of Moby-Dick proportions, a massive distraction that will pull religion writers from the real job of chronicling religion and ritual, faith, faithlessness. Editors eager to cover...

Daily Links October 6 2004

Church v. State, Israeli Style “‘Even if the constitution includes the Ten Commandments, we will oppose it,'” said Israeli former Shas leader, Aryeh Deri, expressing the ultra-orthodox fear that an Israeli constitution could give the Supreme Court authority to change the religious status quo. Yuval Yoaz ofHaaretz reports on the compromises religious and secular parties have had to...