Feminism is still making itself known in America’s churches. My colleague Ken Shepherd passes along that the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (the largest and most “progressive” Lutheran denomination) has voted to implement a hymnal and prayer book with “less emphasis on exclusively masculine images of God.” Instead, “It will offer alternatives such as ‘Holy Eternal Majesty, Holy Incarnate Word, Holy Abiding Spirit’ for the male-dominated Trinitarian image of ‘Father, Son and Holy Spirit’ in prayers during Sunday services.” What an update: they’ve trans-gendered Jesus, at least into the “neutral” category.
Attention, journalists of America: Time is running out! You have under three weeks left to publish your last batch of over-the-top pre-election puff pieces on Texas Democrat/cross-country liberal sensation/wing-and-a-prayer Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke! It is here that we must face the difficult truth: ... Read More
Way back in January, I went through the then-34 seats where a Republican incumbent was retiring and concluded that most were in deeply red districts and not likely to flip to Democrats. Pollsters and media organizations are less inclined to conduct surveys of House races, both because there’s less public ... Read More
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has been telling a story for years. It’s a deeply romantic story about her parents and their young love, fraught with the familial bigotry of an earlier time. Here’s how she told it this week in a video she released in preparation for her 2020 run: My daddy always said he ... Read More