There is this thing wrong in many of the churches that, because Church and State are separate and the State makes the schools, the Church feels itself absolved from any duty in the direction of education of youth. The State is permitted to mold children from the age of six up through the time when… Read more

Doubt and Faith

Just started following “St. Thomas the Doubter” Church because of cartoons like this one! Classic! This is a great illustration of why fundamentalism exists. Somehow, in the midst of all of this division, people want certainty. So new trends evolve in order to provide certainty… but the giant web of divisions increases yearly which adds… Read more Doubt and Faith

http://www.hulu.com/embed/wu2Ks88INMN0TvW7rfYkgw Follow-up to my previous post about “The Pill and Religious Freedom”. How could I ever forget to include Jon Stewart in my list of important and informative resources on such a relevant topic… i just don’t know. His point is that regardless of the First Amendment implications, this does not equal religious persecution. I… Read more

‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Exposed: The Real Story Of The Religious Right’s Attempt To Control Politics Through Pastors

‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Exposed: The Real Story Of The Religious Right’s Attempt To Control Politics Through Pastors This is my first attempt at reblogging. I believe dwiwyd and I come at things a bit differently, but we’re interested in similar topics. And in this case, we agree.  dwiwyd: The religious right are determined to get into… Read more ‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Exposed: The Real Story Of The Religious Right’s Attempt To Control Politics Through Pastors

The Ministerial Exception Exists… Says Supreme Court

The Ministerial Exception Exists… Says Supreme Court Catholic San Fransisco reported on this important Supreme Court decision that some say is the “most significant religious liberty decision in many years”. Basically, the court ruled that churches can fire ministers for whatever reason they want. They can legally discriminate against their ministers and exercise their discrimination… Read more The Ministerial Exception Exists… Says Supreme Court