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January 16, 2009
In private conversations, Episcopal Church leaders from various dioceses tell me that two important reasons for suing to retain title to assets of parishes and dioceses that wish to disaffiliate from the denomination are fairness to the faithful Episcopal remnant and deterring others from leaving. At first blush, those rationales may appear to justify the lawsuits. However, neither rationale...
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November 8, 2007
Veterans Day is quickly becoming simply another public holiday, an opportunity for people to sleep late, stay home from school (if it falls on a weekday), or get a head start on Christmas shopping. Today, many see joining the military as a way out of rural communities or urban poverty; military recruiters emphasize educational opportunities and career bonuses. These perceptions, per se, are not...

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November 8, 2007
Veterans Day is quickly becoming simply another public holiday, an opportunity for people to sleep late, stay home from school (if it falls on a weekday), or get a head start on Christmas shopping. Today, many see joining the military as a way out of rural communities or urban poverty; military recruiters emphasize educational opportunities and career bonuses. These perceptions, per se, are not...
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January 16, 2009
In private conversations, Episcopal Church leaders from various dioceses tell me that two important reasons for suing to retain title to assets of parishes and dioceses that wish to disaffiliate from the denomination are fairness to the faithful Episcopal remnant and deterring others from leaving. At first blush, those rationales may appear to justify the lawsuits. However, neither rationale...