Well, if Andrew can take a week off, then any of us can.  I’ll be blogging lightly through the weekend, focusing instead on time with my kids.  Then, next week, I’ll unplug entirely, for the first time since I-can’t-remember-when.  I do, however, have three first-class guest bloggers to ring in the new year at The…

By St. John Chrysostom, December 25, 386, in Antioch I behold a new and wondrous mystery! My ears resound to the Shepherd’s song, piping no soft melody, but chanting full forth a heavenly hymn. The Angels sing! The Archangels blend their voices in harmony! The Cherubim hymn their joyful praise! The Seraphim exalt His glory!…

Panthera, Larry, Celsus, and others continue to have at on yesterday’s COTD, but it’s Christmas Eve, so I’m going to refrain from re-posting one of theirs here — they’re not particularly gentle. However, here’s a comment by Panthera on yesterday’s post about Ted Haggard’s return to the spotlight (BTW, be sure to read Patton’s post…

The AP’s fine religion reporter, Erik Gorski, this weekend dropped a story about the re-emergence of Ted Haggard, once-powerful president of the National Association of Evangelicals, now struggling insurance salesman.  Much to the chagrin of his former church, Haggard, his wife, and five children hace moved back to Colorado Springs, and Haggard has taken back…

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Tony Jones is the author of The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier and several other books on Christianity and prayer.

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