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  • Cult vs. religion: what's the difference?

    Cult vs. religion: what's the difference?
    A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue? Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
  • Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians

    Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians
    It was said of Al Smith, a Roman Catholic, that if he won the 1928 presidential election he would take orders from the Vatican and not uphold the Constitution. John F. Kennedy famously confronted that anti-Catholic prejudice in a 1960 speech to the...
  • John A. Mote, Methodist pastor

    John A. Mote, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. John Anson "Jack" Mote, retired pastor of the old Wilson Memorial United Methodist Church, died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 4 at his home on Camano Island, Wash. The former North Baltimore resident was 91. Born in Piqua, Ohio, he was a graduate of...
  • Reflecting on his art

    Reflecting on his art
    ALISO VIEJO — The artist calls the piece "Metronome." It is one of two dozen art pieces that trick the eye as part of a 42-piece exhibition at Soka University of works by Arie A. Galles, a professor of painting and drawing at the Aliso Viejo...
  • Goldberg: American imperialism? Please

    Goldberg: American imperialism? Please
    And so it ends. The United States is leaving Iraq. I'm solidly in the camp that sees this as a strategic blunder. Iraqi democracy is fragile and Iran's desire to undermine it is strong. Also, announcing our withdrawal is a weird way to respond to a...
  • Two films, two wars

    Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings. The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
  • Two centuries later, group seeks to bring home sailors killed off the shores of Tripoli

    Two centuries later, group seeks to bring home sailors killed off the shores of Tripoli
    For the American sailors off Tripoli — five of them from Maryland — it was a suicide mission: Sail the small ship heavy with explosives in among the enemy fleet, set the blast to go off in 15 minutes, jump into lifeboats and get as far away as...
  • Arundel DAR celebrates 100th anniversary as county chapter

    Arundel DAR celebrates 100th anniversary as county chapter
    The Rising Sun Inn, a small white building with forest green shutters, isn't easily spotted. The historical marker out front is barely visible from Generals Highway and, if a traveler isn't looking for it, would come and go in the blink of an eye. This...
  • November TV premiere dates

    November TV premiere dates
    The Braxton sisters are back this month when Season 2 of "Braxton Family Values" kicks off Nov. 10 on WE tv. Over 19 new hour-long episodes, Toni, Tamar, Traci, Towanda, Trina and their mom, Miss E (Evelyn), test their sisterly bond when Toni leaves...
  • Iran and the bomb

    Iran and the bomb
    A report this week on Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program by the International Atomic Energy Agency leaves little doubt that country's ruling clerics remain determined to acquire the means to produce a bomb. That poses a dilemma for the Obama...
  • Good Friday off?

    Strictly speaking, separation of church and state is a good deal more complicated than would seem given modern discussions. This makes the issue of whether Bel Air should give its staff members off on Good Friday, a Christian holiday, slightly more...