Posts tagged "texas"
A round-up of the week's religion news.
Patrick Blanchfield on free speech, religion, and violence in Garland and Paris.
A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Maurice Chammah investigates the history and present of a Christian home for boys.
By Maurice Chammah In Glen Rose, Texas, the director of a small Creation Evidence Museum expounds on his theories linking creationism, Israel, and laxatives.
A round-up of religion in the recent news.
By Nathan Schradle The Revisionaries, a documentary about the Texas State Board of Education, debuted at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
This week the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools denied an appeal by a Jewish Orthodox school team to have their state semifinals game moved to any night other than Friday night. Bishop William E. Lori gave the editors of America magazine a lashing today for their criticism of the USCCB's contraception conniption.
A handful of representatives of the “White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan” and the World Church of the Creator rallied in Austin this past weekend in support of Proposition 2, a ballot initiative altering the Texas Constitution to ban gay marriage. The dozen Klansmen were, according to this colorful report from The Austin Chronicle,...
Cidney Dutton: On Nov. 8, Texans will be voting on Proposition 2, a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Two editorials in a local paper, the Waco Tribune, give distinct justifications for the superfluity of this referendum. An October 17 editorial urged voters to reject “Prop 2” as redundant, Texas already having legislated hetero-only marriage...
What did James Dobson know about Harriet Miers, and when did he know it? John Fund of the Wall Street Journal answers those questions with notes obtained from an Oct. 3 conference call involving 13 religious right leaders and two Texas judges. “[A]n unidentified voice asked the two men, ‘Based on your personal knowledge of...