June 30, 2008 | 8:05 pm
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The God Blog ARCHIVES
June 30, 2008 | 3:18 pm
June 30, 2008 | 1:39 pm
Understanding the Word of God is a difficult, dangerous endeavor, which is why politicians usually steer clear of citing chapter and verse in support of public policy. In light of James Dobson attacking Barack Obama’s “fruitcake interpretation” of the Bible, Christianity Today takes a look at the perils of political theologizing. The article and a bit of explanation after the jump:
June 30, 2008 | 10:49 am
June 30, 2008 | 10:10 am
June 29, 2008 | 1:03 pm
A long time coming, Anglican conservatives—we call them Episcopalians in the States—voted today for a mini-split from the Anglican Communion. Technically, they will remain within the church, but will not submit to the authority of a council of African bishops and not the Archbishop... read on
June 27, 2008 | 4:10 pm
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