Monday, April 24, 2017

Who pastors the pastor?

Who pastors the pastor? Even ministers suffer from suicidal thoughts.
The Washington Post: Sometimes the media blares the news of a pastor who dies by suicide, but often, they die quietly, unnoticed by many outside of their church and local community.

Arkansas executions bring Sister Helen Prejean's death penalty fight to the fore
The (London) Guardian: Speaking out against a spate of planned killings, Sister Helen Prejean says, "The Bible belt and the death belt are the same belt."

The 'hotbed of anti-Semitism' isn't a foreign country. It's U.S. college campuses, a new report says.
The Washington Post: As violent attacks against Jews worldwide drop to their lowest in more than 10 years, the United States, particularly college campuses, has been the "hotbed of anti-Semitism," according to a new report.

A new kind of sacred space on campus
Religion News Service: The recently opened Snyder Sanctuary at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla., is an architectural answer to facilitate spiritual search, to help people of all backgrounds find common ground and to inspire them.

Paterson: a film to remember
First Things: Now that Paterson is available on DVD, viewers have another chance to discover one of the most enjoyable and quietly moving pictures in years.

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