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September 9, 2013

Monday's News & Ideas

As publications struggle, Christian literary magazine Books & Culture could shut down
Religion News Service: Books & Culture warns that it could shut down in 2014 if it doesn't reach $250,000 fundraising goal by today.

New Brunswick Theological Seminary sells part of historic campus to Rutgers for a fresh start
Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger: The nation's oldest Protestant seminary is selling most of its hilltop campus to neighboring Rutgers University and using the cash to build a new state-of-the-art building.

Q&A: What is it like to be a woman bishop?
BBC: As the Church in Wales looks at whether to allow women to be bishops, the BBC speaks to the Right Reverend Mary Glasspool, assistant bishop of the Diocese of Los Angeles.

Billboard sparks journey to Utah County for Mennonite pastor
Provo (Utah) Daily Herald: Response to billboard prompts S.C. couple to open the first Mennonite ministry in Utah Valley.

Breakaway parish mulls joining the Episcopalians
Religion News Service: A breakaway Catholic church is now on the verge of becoming a parish in the Episcopal Church.

The Spark

You can't have it all, but you can have cake
Delia Ephron has been reading a spate of articles recently about having it all. But as she explains in The New York Times, having it all is impossible, as every choice you make narrows your future choices. The whole notion of having it all, she says, seems depressingly American .

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