Theological Worldview Quiz

Via Johnny, a “theological worldview” quiz. It doesn’t have Orthodox or Lutheran options, but given the options, not a bad assortment. The “charismatic” score comes from questions about whether miracles are possible; “liberal” scores come from questions about social applications of the Gospel; neo-orthodox from a christological focus.   You scored as Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan, You…

Sauce for the Goose …

Some folks were mad at the Albemarle school district; they would send home announcements of all kinds of extracurricular activities–but not religious ones. The school gave in. The same folks are mad at the Albemarle school district again; they don’t like some of the religious announcements that are being sent home. Also: WND.

“Whim and Fancy”

That’s how a Malaysian federal judge described conversion to another religion, in the case of Lina Joy, who fought for six years to get the government to strike “Islam” from her identity card. “You can’t at whim and fancy convert from one religion to another,” Federal Court Chief Justice Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim ……

Protests over Sunday Markets in Kenya

From the East African: A group of 10 denominations are not amused that residents of Suneka, in Kenya’s western region of Kisii, would rather go to the market on Sunday instead of thanking their creator. Led by Father Gladious Oyaro, over 3,000 Christians held demonstrations demanding that market day at Suneka town be changed from…

Relics

Relics on display in Aachen–including, it is claimed, Jesus’ swaddling clothes and the dress Mary was wearing when she gave birth.

Baptism

Durham News highlights differing approaches to baptism.