A maverick voice in Russia’s national church loses his job
Erasmus, The Economist
Contrary to some impressions, Russian Orthodoxy is not, or not yet, a political monolith. Nor is it an army marching in perfect obedience to President Vladimir Putin. In some ways, its ranks include more openly expressed diversity than the country’s legislature or academic establishment.
Why Education Does Not Fix Poverty
Matt Bruenig, Demos
If the poverty rates for each educational bin remained the same, then the upward redistribution of adults from the lower bins to the higher bins would have led to lower overall poverty. But that’s not what happened.
Christian Entrepreneurship Program Launches Ask an Advisor Program
Center for Christian Business Ethics
Are you an entrepreneur struggling with running a better business? Here is an opportunity that could have your questions answered for free.
Top Ten Religious Liberty and Church-State Developments of 2015
Howard Friedman, Religion Clause
Each year in December I attempt to pick the most important church-state and religious liberty developments of the past year. This year was rich with possibilities, and some of my picks actually arose in a broader context but have will have an important impact on religious liberty claims or church-state challenges.