Posts tagged "LA Times"

Evangelical Branches

31 January 2006 The Los Angeles Times recycles an old, and never very fresh story-line — evangelicals are “branching out” to include issues of poverty and environmentalism in their agenda — just in time for the State of the Union address. The semblance of a “hook” that makes this count as news is the 160 Sojourners-sponsored “State...

Daily Links 26 June 2005

Not Another “Beliefs” Column Diane Winston’s occasional column on the gods of Los Angeles in The L.A. Times continues to besubtly subversive in the best fashion, offering quiet, compelling stories of lived religion around the city that reveal rather than declare the complexities of faith. This is not a “beliefs” column; it’s an argument by way of a...

The Oozing Church

“A few years back,” writes Alan Rifkin in The Los Angeles Times Magazine, “a mentally ill man wandered on the campus [of Fuller Theological Seminary] from the streets of Pasadena, touching off an interdisciplinary turf war that sounds like legend but is fact. The School of Psychology wanted to arrange for professional counseling; two faculty in the School of...