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Protestantism

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  • 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...
  • Don't believe in God? Don't bother to run for president

    Don't believe in God? Don't bother to run for president
    As an atheist, it’s a pretty sure bet I won’t get into heaven (which doesn’t matter since, well, I don’t believe it exists). But it also looks like I couldn’t get elected president either. According to a recent Pew Research...
  • More religiously conservative Protestants? More divorce, study finds

    More religiously conservative Protestants? More divorce, study finds
    Divorce is higher among religiously conservative Protestants – and even drives up divorce rates for other people living around them, a new study finds. The study, slated to be published in the American Journal of Sociology, tackles the “...
  • Deann Groen Bayless, restaurateur

    Deann Groen Bayless, restaurateur
    (Editor's note: This is a longer version of a story that appeared in the Chicago Tribune's Sunday features section.) Deann Groen Bayless has spent nearly three decades in the Chicago restaurant business and says she has never felt dismissed or...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • Survey: Same-sex marriage has big support among some religious groups

    As officials in Arizona and the rest of the nation continue to wrestle with the legal and legislative issues connected to same-sex marriage, a new poll shows that support for allowing gays to marry has rapidly increased since such unions first became...
  • Chalk up another topic beset by political polarization: Evolution

    Chalk up another topic beset by political polarization: Evolution
    By about 2-1, Americans accept the idea that “humans and other living things have evolved over time,” but as with so many issues these days, answers to that question have taken on a growing partisan cast. According to a newly released survey...
  • Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers

    Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers
    Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
  • The Duck Dynasts

    In the recent kerfuffle over the remarks of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, one salient fact has not been much remarked on: What he has been excoriated for saying used to be mainstream. What he said, that homosexuality is sinful and abhorrent, and...