News & Submissions 9/29/2010

September 29th, 2010 by sivodd

Accuser’s message for Bishop Eddie Long: ‘You are a monster’
(CNN) — One of the young men who has accused a Georgia pastor of sexual coercion told Atlanta television station WAGA that he wanted to send a message to Bishop Eddie Long: “You are not a man. You are a monster.” Read full story from

Pagan pride
AUGUSTA, GA – Augusta’s second annual Pagan Pride Day will afford Pagans and non-Pagans alike an opportunity to learn about this fast-growing religion. Read full story from

Lights back on for tribal energy prospects
WASHINGTON – For a good chunk of this year, tribal energy prospects seemed dim in D.C., as politicians turned their minds to other issues, including re-election. But a couple new developments show promise.

First, in the Obama administration, the establishment of a tribal energy office within the U.S. Department of Energy is closer than ever, according to sources familiar with the situation. A firm date has not been announced, but one is anticipated shortly. Read full story from

Amazon Road Workers Find Ancient Earth Carvings
Road workers in Brazil were preparing to pave a highway through the Amazon rainforest recently, when they made an important archeological discovery — a series of enormous earth carvings, barely perceptible from the ground. Known as geoglyphs by researchers, these complex geometric designs are thought to have been crafted by ancient civilizations centuries earlier, though their purpose, to this day, remains a mystery. Read full story from

Local Wiccans Disavow Christine O’Donnell at Pagan Pride Day
There was no Satanic altar. There was no blood. There was no animal sacrifice. And as far as I could tell from talking to people at the Pagan Pride Day Celebration Picnic, held this weekend at the at Unitarian Universalist Church in Fort Lauderdale, there was nobody who believed anything Christine O’Donnell, the Delaware Republican candidate for Senate, had to say about “witchcraft.” Read full story from

Obama questioned on abortion, why he is a Christian

Albuquerque, New Mexico (CNN) — An event billed as a discussion on the economy turned personal Tuesday when a woman asked President Barack Obama about his Christian faith and views on abortion. Read full story from

Faith vs. Religious Knowledge

In case you missed it: Belief Blog’s Stephen Prothero on American Morning

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Comments are closed.