| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Dr. Robert E. Stroble, a former Maryland state senator who later retired as a Baltimore County elementary school principal, died Nov. 22 from complications of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in Riderwood.
The former Timonium...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:54 AM
December may have only been two days old, but the nearly 300 people who filled ShoreLife Church's sanctuary Sunday evening were reminded why the church celebrates the Christmas season.
The message wasn't delivered by the pastor but by 34 children,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Question: I saw a T-shirt recently that described various religions' basic beliefs digested into one sentence for each faith. Why not commit a column to the similarities and differences among the beliefs of various beliefs?
A paragraph on each would be...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:14 AM
The historic Linwood estate has been known for many things, from hosting a Confederate general to its current mission to help children and adults with autism live a better life. But if the National Christ Child Society gets its way, the antebellum...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Here are the final observances for Holy Week planned around South Florida. Good Friday, April 6
The Seven Last Words, joint service, 7 p.m. at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 801 Eighth St., West Palm Beach. With messages by seven local ministers,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:39 PM
An Italian Catholic priest is under fire for a Christmas message he made that apparently blames women for domestic violence. Perio Corsi's text, titled “Women and femicide — healthy self-criticism. How often do they provoke?” contains...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Over the past 103 years, America's churches have built the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) into the nation's most successful youth group — which makes it remarkable that the BSA stands ready to let gays join Scouting, thus publicly renouncing the wishes...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust.
Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Dr. William R. Law, a retired Baltimore internist whose career at Bon Secours Hospital spanned more than three decades, died Feb. 20 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime West Towson resident was 77.
The son of an electrical engineer and a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:41 PM
One of the things I love most about the church I serve is its openness to other religions.
Some people think that being Christian is about closing everything else out and walking a very narrow path. We hear many Christians espouse that the only way to...
| Mar 29, 2012
Two men. Two ubiquitous names. Two individuals who shape our times and will resonate in the history books. And two very different paths each with their own lessons for the rest of us to observe. The psychologist would point to their family of origin as...