I've heard Barbara Ehrenreich talk and she does not mess around. Here is a critical conversation between The Atlantic's Hanna Rosin and her about the history of positive thinking, American religion and the housing crisis. Yes, they are connected.
Perhaps you've heard about the Conservative Bible project.
The folks behind it reason that, "[a]s of 2009, there is no fully conservative translation of the Bible which satisfies the following ten guidelines:
In this fascinating video, Randall Stephens interviews Ronald L. Numbers, Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine, University of Wisconsin, on Ellen White and the role of Seventh-day Adventism in American culture.
Pacific Union Collge reports:
Pacific Union College opened a new school year in September with increased enrollment and high student enthusiasm. Official headcount for fall quarter is 1,511—an 11.1 percent increase from last year. Retention numbers are also up from 71 percent to 79 percent.
Usually online influence measures things like retweets, link clicks, engagement, etc.
This is particularly significant as Spectrum Magazine currently ranks #14 in followers.
From Intersection, "A recent survey suggested that: "The most segregated time in America is Sunday morning." Are Christian churches--is the Adventist Church--doing a good job reflecting the biblical mandate that we be "one in Christ?" Our panel talks about why we tend to gravitate toward congregations made up of those who share our ethnicity or background. And what we can do, on a personal level, to better reflect a Christianity that transcends barriers of race, politics, or personal allegiances."