Posts tagged "florida"
In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods & more!

In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods & more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Daily Links: 541%

Daily Links: 541%

Schradle's quick links: From Florida to charity, Mormon slurs to bullying, Vatican Evangelizing to H+ something special.

Anti-Catholic Bias

Florida Times-Union writer Phillip Milano spoke with me--and Philip Jenkins--about "anti-Catholic" bias in the media.

Why I Became Muslim

From James Davis' interviews with Muslims in Florida, for the Sun Sentinel, to mark Ramadan:
Q. Why did you want to become a Muslim? People of color in America were treated as second-class citizens. The Nation of Islam offered a different way of seeing yourself, as a person of value and dignity. That was appealing...

Not My Tax Dollars

Ann Neumann: A change to the Florida constitution — which has just passed committee and will be voted on in November — would end a ban that has existed since 1885 on aid to religious institutions, theĀ Miami HeraldĀ reports. Republican Senator Thad Altman has called the ban “anti-American” and “prejudicial”; constitutional scholars expect the change to...