We tend to assume that Republican judges will be friendlier to religious freedom than their Democratic counterparts. The lessons of the last 26 years suggest otherwise.
(RNS) Religious people like to speak of the "Kingdom of God." First Grace could be what that kingdom looks like. It is black, white and brown. Rich and poor. Gay and straight. Democrat and Republican.
(RNS) Taken together, it was a bruising week for a nation wearied by war and nagged by chronic unemployment.