The Contexts for Our Carols
Cherished Christmas carols help us to sing with the saints through the ages.
Henry Suso rendered the third verse as “Where are joys? / Nowhere more than there / Where angels sing / New songs / And the bells ring / In the courts of the King.
As The Year Turns
Professor shares poetry from Milton and Donne.
That glorious form, that light insufferable, And that far-beaming blaze of majesty… He set aside; and here with us to be, Forsook the courts of everlasting day And chose with us a
Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts
(UPDATE) Justices don’t have a final answer for religious organizations that oppose Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
Gleanings. Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts. Instead, justices unanimously decided to send their case back to the lower courts.
What a Playground’s Victory Means for Christian Schools
Supreme Court decision could change playing field for school choice movement.
history. At the same time, the court remanded two school choice cases to the lower courts for “further consideration in light of” the Trinity Lutheran ruling.
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
“The previous administration pursued a needless and divisive culture war … It should be easy for the courts to finalize this issue now that the government admits it broke the law.”.
Q&A: Ministering to Gang Members Is God’s Work
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago’s most vulnerable young men.
every 100,000 minors in confinement. On average, about 2,900 cases per day pass through American juvenile courts. Given the number of vulnerable
In God We Trust
Do we really think about what "God" Americans trust?
Others, like the courts, find the word “God” so non-descript as to be meaningless. Which god? Whose god? The God of the Bible has a name, it is YHWH.
Texas Churches Flooded by Harvey Sue FEMA for Discrimination
Building upon Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran ruling, lawsuit claims excluding churches from relief grants violates First Amendment.
Building upon Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran ruling, lawsuit claims excluding churches from relief grants violates First Amendment.
Gleanings: June 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).
But lower courts ruled that three major religiously affiliated health care systems aren't exempt, because their benefit plans weren't established by a church.