Posts tagged "the scoop"

Daily Links: “Which Reminds Me” Edition

Hear Kathryn Joyce, The Revealer's former managing editor, talk about personhood bills, the Quiverfull movement, and the patriarchy movement here, on Tulsa public radio. Nicole Neroulias writes at The Scoop that despite common reporting, same sex marriage is about a lot more than religion. Yesterday the USCCB spelled out exactly...

Daily Links: Apocalypse Edition

Click right over to Mary Valle's latest at Killing the Buddha on "A Kinder, Gentler Apocalypse."  Of the May 21 fake-out she writes:
Apparently God was playing more of his "I’m gonna pretend to high-five you, then pull my hand away at the last minute and say ‘Psych!’” games with all of us.
Look out...

Practice, Theology and Identity at #OWS

Courtney Bender writes at The Scoop:
We could even say that occupiers' refusal to give uncomplicated answers to the question of whether their motivations are rooted mainly in religious, secular, economic or political identities holds up a useful mirror to the very messy, complicated social and economic morass that they critique. This is another way of...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Links

Jesus Greeks! Of course we don't endorse primary candidates (Mitt Romney 5.0)!  But if we could... Jews in the Sheen house! Reading, writing and the absolute horrors of being in divinity school. Old evangelical wine in old evangelical wineskins? Clarence Thomas is the court. The Archbishop of Canterbury designates a Pakistani martyr. Alabama...

Muslims Get Their Own Prisons

John Dillingham at The Scoop writes about a recent NPR report that exposes secretive Communications Management Units -- prisons in all but name -- where two-thirds of the inmates are Muslim.

Two Sides to Prejudice?

Last Wednesday the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) released a weeks-old video of an incident that took place outside a fundraiser held in Yorba Linda, California.  Muslim families who gathered to raise money for the poor, including a women's shelter, were harassed and taunted by protesters.  The graphic and hate-filled nature of the protesters'...

Muslim Women’s Voice

Rhonda Roumani at The Scoop asks why controversial atheist and denouncer of Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is allowed by the American media to speak for all Muslim women. She writes, "She has slowly become the public face of 'Muslim women,' often to the exclusion of others who have compelling narratives of their own...