Shillman Fellow Raymond Ibrahim discusses the deadly situation with Pat Robertson.
As news began to pour in yesterday from Haiti, my thoughts turned to Mission of Hope , an orphanage-school which friends of mine volunteered at. I wondered about their safety, the safety of the children and staff, and the condition of the ministry’s infrastructure. I thought about the country, the stories I’d heard, the history [...]
The NewsReal Blog has some very reasonable obscenity restrictions. Those restrictions will force me to edit the Ana Marie Cox tweet about Pat Robertson this morning. The blogger formerly known as Wonkette suggests a reaction to excerpt from CBN about Haiti being cursed. Suffice to say that her verbiage rhymes with duck and is repeated [...]
I covered the religion beat for Canada’s biggest newspaper back in the 1990s. My first blog (circa 2000) was called RelapsedCatholic, “where the religious rubber meets the pop culture road.” And I used to write for The Door, which proudly describes itself as the world’s only Christian satire magazine/homeless shelter/private detective agency.
(“Detective agency,” because, if [...]