Archive for: November, 2010

What Wall? (Alison Agins)

A guest editorial by Alison Agins.  It was originally published on her blog "Progressive Christian on the Wall" at http://aliagins.wordpress.com/2010/10/18/what-wall/ Our Founders in the late 1700′s were very familiar with what happens when the church runs the state. They were not ignorant of the Puritans fleeing to the new country to practice their brand of Christianity. A Christianity that also […]

 
 

Residents, Church Vie For History-Rich Russian Isles (NPR)

Russia's Solovetsky Islands, less than 100 miles from the Arctic Circle, have become a popular tourist destination. Originally an outpost of the Orthodox Church, they later became home to a brutal prison. Now, islanders and church officials are battling for control.