Faith & Religion

Retail evangelism

Religion | Aurelio Barreto runs a growing chain of stores that seeks to reach the denizens of Southern California's skateboard culture-body and soul
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 5/28/05, 12:00 am

EL CAJON, Calif. - At first glance, the narrow store near the merry-go-round at Parkway Plaza could be any of a dozen Southern California mall-chain clones, the kind that hawk stud-belts and double-entendre T-shirts to skater-punks and posers: Back-alley brick walls, exposed-pipe ceilings, cutting-edge clothing lines, rock music throbbing from the rafters.

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Sexual healing

Religion | Writer Lauren Winner once counted herself among the many young evangelicals who approve of premarital sex.
by Gene Edward Veith
Posted 5/07/05, 12:00 am

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A good Friday

Religion | A liberal bishop blinks-for now-in the latest ECUSA showdown
by Edward E. Plowman
Posted 5/07/05, 12:00 am

It was the stuff of high drama. Episcopal bishop Andrew Smith of the Diocese of Connecticut had given six evangelical priests until Friday, April 15, to toe the line or be barred from any further ministry and face possible defrocking.

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