Tag Archives: Vatican

A Plea to Critique the Pope’s Pity

by Tenzan Eaghll Since the election of Pope Francis I in March, 2013, the media has effectively given the Pope a free pass on account of his acts of pity. Bathing him in unquestioning acceptance, news agencies around the world … Continue reading

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Semper Ubi Sub Ubi

* This post originally appeared as part of the Religion in Culture Lectures in association with the University of Alabama. by Russell McCutcheon One of the curious items from [last week’s] announcement from the Vatican that Pope Benedict XVI will be stepping … Continue reading

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This Week in Religion: Christian Pagan-envy, Religion and Technology, Jesus v. Obesity

According to recent polls, “46% of Americans believe that God created humans in their present form at one point within the past 10,000 years,” up 2% from 1982. And a new study at U.C. Berkeley suggests that “less religious people … Continue reading

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