The Common Good

Kevin Eckstrom

Blog Posts by Kevin Eckstrom

Posted by Adelle M. Banks, Kevin Eckstrom 3 weeks 4 days ago
When The Bible miniseries premiered two years ago, controversy swirled around its depiction of a dark-skinned Satan who some said resembled President Obama, as well as its portrayal of...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 4 weeks 6 days ago
The former president of Bob Jones University, one of the nation’s bastions of Christian fundamentalism, has apologized for comments he made in 1980 that gays and lesbians should be stoned to death....
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 7 weeks 4 days ago
For the second time in as many months, a state court has sided with a group of breakaway Episcopalians, ruling that they can keep their property after leaving the national church in 2008 over sharp...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 10 weeks 4 days ago
Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Franciscan missionary who’s set to be declared a saint later this year despite protests from Native American groups, could lose his place of honor in the U.S. Capitol...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 18 weeks 4 days ago
For most of recorded history, Isis was an Egyptian goddess, a benevolent type who cared for widows and orphans, cured the sick and even brought the dead back to life.This year, the world met the...