Why Should We Care?
At Wizbangblog, there's a discussion on the Mormon practice of baptizing people posthumously. (There was a similar discussion last year at Mery Yourish's blog.) My reaction is to quote a Roman Catholic writer, R. A. Lafferty (in the story “What's the Name of that Town?”):
What is the superlative of “so what”?
As long as I'm talking about religon …
The Norfolk County Council in the U.K. has a recommendation for religious schools:
In addition, when lecturing on Judaism, teachers are advised not to refer to the first 39 books of the bible as the Old Testament because it suggests the books are out-of-date.The proper term, of course, is “Only Testament.”