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  • Today's war-torn Mideast is not yesterday's Europe

    In recent weeks, politicians and pundits have likened the Syrian and Iraqi civil wars to the Thirty Years' War and the other so-called religious wars that divided Europe in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It's easy to see what gave rise to the comparisons. In Europe, the warring parties were mostly Christians, but often one side supported Protestantism and the other Catholicism. In today's Middle East wars, the combatants are mostly Muslims, but Sunnis and Shiites tend to be on opposite sides.
  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...

    Baptism is not a ticket to receive the sacraments of all Christian churches

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic Church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...

    Minister in Chicago appointed to Scottish cathedral

    Minister in Chicago appointed to Scottish cathedral
    A minister who served at a Chicago church for almost 17 years has been appointed to a position at an iconic Scottish cathedral that hadn’t appointed a new minister in 40 years, according to a release from The Church of Scotland. On Sunday, the...

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha
    Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes. But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...