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Sunday, August 10, 2003

Cold feet.

"I've been writing for a long time about how tolerant Americans are, and how the culture has changed, yet gay marriage is the line," said Alan Wolfe, a Boston College professor of political science and an authority on cultural and religious issues in American politics. "Marriage is the one institution that touches on everything that Americans really care deeply about." ("Why America has gay marriage jitters." Elisabeth Bumiller. New York Times 8.10.03)

Theological expenses.

"[W]hen word of her choice of a major reached state officials, they wrote her a new letter. 'Students enrolled in a course of study leading to a degree in theology, divinity or religious education are not eligible to receive an award,' it said, paraphrasing a state law. 'Your award has changed from $2,750.00 to $0.00.'" ("Courts weighing rights of states to curb aid for religion majors." Adam Liptak. New York Times 8.10.03, reg req'd)

Mennonites in Paraguay!

Who knew? (reg req'd)

Copyright © 2003 by Philocrites | Posted 10 August 2003 at 11:20 AM

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