America: Many Southern bishops at that time believed that closing black parishes would send us to white parishes, thereby achieving integration.
Christianity Today: Steve Timmis was acclaimed for his model of close church community. But former members claim that he resorted to bullying and control.
Religion News Service: Monday is Tu B'Shvat, the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat and a minor Jewish holiday.
The Guardian: The theoretical physicist on distinguishing between fact and opinion, why he'd travel forward in time instead of back, and the value of religion.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Accountability has arrived, yes. But at discount rates.