Tuesday, January 26, 2016

What was Shakespeare's religion?

Worship wars
First Things: There's nothing new about "the worship wars" in evangelical style congregations, says Richard Mouw.

Pope Francis answers questions from children in new book
Crux: "Dear Pope Francis," 10-year-old Mohammed begins, "Will the world be again as it was in the past?"

A proposed New Jersey church looks nothing like a traditional house of worship
Slate: New York City-based Urban Office Architecture has created a proposal for the Church of the Holy Spirit in Englewood, New Jersey, that looks more like a hip office building than a house of worship.

What was Shakespeare's religion?
OUP blog: Questions such as "was Shakespeare a Protestant or a Catholic?" use terms that are too neat for the reality of post-Reformation England.

Why humans find it hard to do away with religion
New Statesman: The new atheists decry religion as a poisonous set of lies. But what if a belief in the supernatural is natural?

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