– Many people have pointed to this omnibus post at Mother Jones that provides background, context, links, and ongoing updates on the situation in Egypt.
– Marvin writes on understanding apostolic poverty.
– At the blog Memoria Dei, a post discussing feminist theologian Mary Daly’s use of women’s experience as an analogue for the divine.
– Palgrave Macmillan and the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics have launched a new series of books on the ethical treatment of animals. So far, two titles have been published: An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory by Alasdair Cochrane and An Introduction to Animals and the Law by Joan E. Schaffner. The series is co-edited by Andrew Linzey and Priscilla Cohn.
– Crystal has a post discussing John Milbank’s and Keith Ward’s differing views on Kant (complete with a video of Ward lecturing on the subject).
– Rodney Clapp on giving yourself (and others) permission not to pray.
– The State of the Union and “semi-Niebuhrianism.”
– Kevin Drum on the virtues of a strong labor movement.
– Oasis and Radiohead: two very different British bands that defined alternative rock in the late ’90s.