Roundup: Non-malignant Christianity, Wesleyan tourism, Pope’s resignation, a Lent course, Arab transitions
Two years on, the euphoria has long gone. The flame of revolt that first flared in Tunisia, previously one of the Arab world’s quietest corners, consumed autocrats there, in neighboring Egypt and, more violently, in Libya.
A Lent course from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.
With a few words in Latin, Pope Benedict XVI did what no pope has done in more than half a millennium, stunning the world by announcing his resignation Monday and leaving the already troubled Catholic Church to replace the leader of its 1 billion followers by Easter.
Touring Methodist historical sites.
Why isn’t there a Christianity that is both passionate/orthodox and also reasonable/progressive?