Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup

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Breaking News: SCOTUS ruled in favor of Westboro Baptist Church by a tally of 8-1, allowing the church to continue its anti-gay protests at funerals without fear of civil liability, at least in this instance. The opinions are here. Chief Justice Roberts wrote for the majority; Justice Alito provided the lone dissent. Happy reading. (That’s […]

  • I feel like this phenomenon must exist in religions other than Christianity – I mean, hypocrisy certainly isn’t confined to religion – but why is it that it seems like every other week there’s a headline about a conservative, ultra-conservative, or fundamentalist Christian getting busted for the very things they’ve spent their careers railing against? It would seem that Nietzsche’s admonition still carries water:

    He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

  • Point of Order

    I’m rather concerned for what might be exposed in court.