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  • Glen Stassen dies at 78; took a biblical approach to peace activism

    Glen Stassen, a Christian ethicist who left a budding career in nuclear physics to study theology and who went on to develop a biblically based framework for peace activism, has died. He was 78. Stassen, the son of former Minnesota Gov. Harold Stassen,...
  • For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

    For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter
    On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday reflect its meaning? Children pet bunnies and gobble jelly...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: Salsberry, Warwick girls shut out Menchville in softball

    Softball: Emily Salsberry pitched a three-hitter as Warwick shut out Menchville 1-0, with Madison Lane’s single bringing home Dalika Wallace in the bottom of the fifth. ... Morgan Haywood pitched a one-hitter in Gloucester’s 25-0, five-...
  • Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches

    Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches
    In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
  • Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist

    Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist
    Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, a church soloist and homemaker, died of a stroke April 1 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. She was 95. Born Dixie Beatrice Jones in Chapanoke, N.C., she was the daughter of Luther and Ella Jones. She was raised by an...
  • Monday night ministry reaches racetrack workers

    Inside the hushed contours of the racetrack kitchen, deep in the cloistered, hardscrabble world of the backstretch at Laurel Park racetrack, every head was bowed. The Rev. Segundo Mir, who pastors a mostly Spanish-speaking flock at First Baptist Church of...
  • Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate

    Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has declined to fund a proposed East Baltimore job-training program backed by an influential community group, sparking a war of words over whether City Hall is doing enough to help the unemployed. The interfaith coalition...
  • Mary E. Parker: Sunday school teacher was a mentor to many

      Mary E. Parker: Sunday school teacher was a mentor to many
    Mary E. Parker's schedule was full in her final days, her calendar lined with appointments as people young and old asked to spend an hour with her to talk, laugh, cry, pray and learn. At age 94, there was no slowing down for the diminutive great-...
  • Review: 'Steal the North' by Heather Brittain Bergstrom

    Review: 'Steal the North' by Heather Brittain Bergstrom
    Love has a surprising way of changing us. It puts another's happiness over our own. It causes us to question our past and rethink our future. It can shift the course of our lives. In "Steal the North," Heather Brittain Bergstrom's strong debut novel, a...
  • Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway

    Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway
    Also appended, Stephen Breyer's concurring dissent. As I do from time to time, I generated a plain-text version of this opinion for ease of cutting, pasting and reading, and attempted to insert extra reader-friendly paragraph breaks. For the whole...
  • North Korea sentences Baptist missionary to life in prison

    North Korea sentences Baptist missionary to life in prison
    North Korea said Saturday it has sentenced a South Korean Baptist missionary to hard labor for life on charges that he spied and tried to set up underground churches, the latest in a string of missionaries to run into trouble in the rigidly controlled...