The world of evangelical Christianity was rocked recently with the announcement that Hank Hanegraaff, host of the Bible Answer Man radio broadcast and President of the Christian Research Institute, converted to Eastern Orthodoxy.
Lawsuits, death threats and smear campaigns are just a few of its tactics.
Surveillance has become a growing feature of daily life wielded by both the state and the larger corporate sphere.
Recognizing the dramatic shift in family formation that has taken place in the last century, Sir James Munby, president of Britain’s High Court Family Division, suggested among other measures more legal protection for cohabitors. Radhika Sanghani at the Telegraph praises such moves, and writes, “The idea of spending thousands on what’s meant to be ‘the best day of your life’ – including a dress you’ll never, ever wear again – combined with the not insignificant fact that the wedding certificate only requires your father’s name and not your mother’s, puts me off the whole [marriage] thing.” Nonetheless, writes Ms. Sanghani, if she wants any kind of legal protection for herself and her future children, she will probably have to demand one day that her boyfriend “put a ring on it.”