Posts tagged "mormonism"
In the News: Prisons Churches, Museums, and, of course, Hobby Lobby

In the News: Prisons Churches, Museums, and, of course, Hobby Lobby

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
We Don’t Go Weird: Sister Wives Takes the Strange out of Polygamy

We Don’t Go Weird: Sister Wives Takes the Strange out of Polygamy

Eden Consenstein uncovers the radical normalcy of TLC's reality show "Sister Wives."
In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
Daily Links: Schradle's List

Daily Links: Schradle’s List

The stories you haven't yet read today but oh you must!
That's Why They Crucified Him:An Interview with James Cone

That’s Why They Crucified Him:
An Interview with James Cone

by Joe McKnight I am sitting alone in this living room with the father of black liberation theology. An interview with Union Theological Seminary professor James Cone.

Romney’s Mormonism and the “Wierdness Quotient”

Amy Levin: If it wasn’t already, presidential politicking has stooped a little low. Curiously, Barack Obama’s reelection campaign informed Politico of their strategy to re-elect the “hopeful” incumbent: to make Mitt Romney seem. . . weird. Due to his fairly low approval ratings, the Obama’s campaign strategists are betting on a victory...

Extreme Adultery

In case you Twilight fans were wondering, The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Office for Film and Broadcasting has posted their review of the new Robert Pattinson movie, "Water for Elephants."  They warn, "While artfully conceived and well acted, director Francis Lawrence’s film accepts — and even glamorizes — adultery, albeit within...

The Scandal Here, The Revival Over There

Not all Christians are down with Beck's interpretation of the bible and their purpose for America.  Russell Moore, Dean of the School of Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, gets some Mormon-bashing on in his recent denunciation of Beck, delivered via an article at the American Family Association's onenewsnow.  Writes Moore:
Mormonism and Mammonism are contrary...

“Origins of Life” Dies in Utah

01 March 2006 On Monday, the Utah House of Representatives defeated a bill (similar to one initially approved by the State Senate in January) that would have compelled high school science teachers to include anti-evolution caveats when teaching the subject in class. The New York Times’reports that opposition to the “Origins of Life” bill included the surprising...