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God rest his soul. He walked the talk and was an influential and inspiring figure, even if I never was his student. If Heaven Exists, Peter Gomes Is There | Hubbub | Blogs | WBUR. He was a black, Republican, openly gay man of God. He assumed a bow tie and that wonderfully pedantic Harvard accent. Rev. Peter Gomes, the Harvard Divinity School professor, died Monday night after suffering a heart attack and brain aneurysm. He was 68.
Tia Lynn has posted a list of offensive verses at this link. If dare to look, be sure to work your way down to the bottom of the list. [From The Scariest Verses in the Koran?]
Sisters of St. Francis, the Quiet Shareholder Activists – NYTimes.com. Long before Occupy Wall Street, the Sisters of St. Francis were quietly staging an occupation of their own. In recent years, this Roman Catholic order of 540 or so nuns has become one of the most surprising groups of corporate activists around. The nuns have gone toe-to-toe with Kroger, the grocery store chain, over farm worker rights; with McDonald’s, over childhood obesity; and with Wells Fargo, over lending practices. They have tried, with mixed success, to exert some moral suasion over Fortune 500 executives, a group not always known for…