For 40 years, evangelicals at Bowdoin College have gathered periodically to study the Bible together, to pray and to worship. They are a tiny minority on the liberal arts college campus, but they have been a part of the schoolâ€™s community, gathering in the chapel, the dining center, the dorms.
After this summer, the Bowdoin Christian Fellowship will no longer be recognized by the college. Already, the college has disabled the electronic key cards of the groupâ€™s longtime volunteer advisers.
In a collision between religious freedom and antidiscrimination policies, the student group, and its advisers, have refused to agree to the collegeâ€™s demand that any student, regardless of his or her religious beliefs, should be able to run for election as a leader of any group, including the Christian association....
What is the New Order, Penny? The GOP did worse in the last election than expected, if enough tea-party nuts are in the running, the Democrats may get control of the House. The winning of either party will have serious negative consequences -- so I won't be dancing in the streets, no matter who wins or loses this fall.
Mike of N.Y., I don't see anything to disagree with your statement I'm no big lover of the Banking Industry which doesn't have enough controls on it. Remember A Second G.O.P. -- see how sweet & lovable I am.
I think one can be bemused and sickened by his at the same time,
Jim Lincoln wrote: --- Really a sidenote I couldn't help noticing articles by David Brooks on "The New Right" and the one on the defeat of Eric Cantor in Virginia, worthy of comments in their own right. ---
Interesting to note that two professors from the same college will oppose each other in the election this year. People getting tired of lawyers? Also interesting that the NYT used the term "establishment wing" in the article. Hopefully the establishment ruling class Repubs will become more and more a wing tip as time goes by, as a result of the sentiment simmering beneath the surface "out there," and reflected by Cantor's defeat.