It may still be the best-selling tome of all time, but the Bible is increasingly generating indifference, and even antipathy, especially among Millennials, according to the fourth annual State of the Bible survey. Via Millennials driving trend away from Bible reverence @ JS FaithWatch Blog.
Years ago, during a controversy in Whitewater, someone told me a story about an official who, I learned, asked God’s help to relieve that official from a political burden. The official delivered his request, apparently, in blunt, specific terms. I don’t know whether the official received an answer to his prayers, or whether he believed…
Via Archdiocese to file reorganization plan today @ JS FaithWatch Blog.
Via 41.4% of Americans are “very religious — that is, they say religion is important and they attend service every week or almost every week @ Althouse.
And there you are. He believes in the Devil not just, perhaps, because he yields to the authority of a religion of dogma and authority, but he believes in the Devil because the Devil is a literary device for exploring human nature, and how can we not believe in human nature and literature? Via What…
Immigration Sunday. Via GB Diocese supports immigration reform @ WLUK.
…proud history of providing opportunities to immigrants who enrich our nation with creativity, hard work and public service… Via Catholic presidents, professors call for immigration reform @ JS FaithWatch Blog.
But WI’s biggest conservative radio host still thinks he’s a Muslim. Via WI’s Largest Rightwing Talker: ‘Obama a Muslim, but won’t Admit to It’ @ Uppity Wisconsin.
He spoke about the his appreciation for democracy and the trust that the people of Wisconsin have put in their legislators, about the importance of humility and “transparency that brings trust.” He spoke about how all human beings are the same, whether they are world leaders or homeless. “Mentally, emotionally, physically, we are the same.…
Via The Book of St. ALEC @ Cognitive Dissidence.
Blogger Blaska says he’ll pray for eccentric state rep Brett Hulsey. Via Blaska’s Bring It!.
Improbabilities. Via 620 WTMJ.
Ranks 30th as a relative comparison. Via Wisconsin State Journal.
Via FREEDOM EDEN.
Via Wisconsin State Journal.
February 28TH. Via Text of announcement @ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The candidates that pray together… Via Wisconsin Happy Farm.
Money. Via 620 WTMJ.
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Comfort and empathy. Via WISN.
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On election day, as the campaigns sling that last bit of mud and tensions rise over the future of the nation and the state, the Rev. Gail Rautmann hopes voters will find peace in the candlelit sanctuary of Village Church. Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
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Manke argued on appeal Wisconsin’s speeding statutes violate his right to religious freedom because they prohibit a person from speeding. He contended his Bible studies show he is a man, not a person. District Attorney Dan Kaminsky called Manke’s argument nonsensical in a reply brief. Via WQOW.
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Yes, really. Via WTMJ.
Equal time. Via WEAU.