Religion, etc.

Stories about religion, etc.

 Photo by Claire Bushey

Photo by Claire Bushey

When God calls at the office

Crain's Chicago business

Executives talk about leaving high-powered jobs for spiritually meaningful work. (PDF)

 Original illustration in Crain’s Chicago Business by Adam Cruft

Original illustration in Crain’s Chicago Business by Adam Cruft

The most powerful woman in Chicago’s Catholic Archdiocese

Crain's Chicago Business

Chief Operating Officer Betsy Bohlen is one of the last people before the cardinal to sign off on parish closings. (PDF)

 Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by Todd Winters

Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by Todd Winters

Ministering to the 1 percent

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS

Spiritual leaders of well-heeled congregations grapple with preaching the religious obligations of wealth. (PDF)

 
 Original image at World Hum

Original image at World Hum

Googling Romeo

world hum

What happens when you meet a handsome actor overseas and can't leave well enough alone.

 Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by Erik Unger

Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by Erik Unger

Like father, not like son

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS

Second-generation Indian-Americans ditch medicine to pursue careers in the arts. (PDF)

  Original photo at Flickr by cdelmoral

Original photo at Flickr by cdelmoral

Why is the Catholic Church firing women?

double x/slate

Labor law fails church employees who lose their jobs over private dissent from Vatican teachings. 

 
 Original image in Crain’s Chicago Business

Original image in Crain’s Chicago Business

SWF seeks roommate: What’s wrong with that?

Crain’s Chicago Business

For much of U.S. society, roommates past a certain age signals immaturity or financial failure. Let’s change that. (PDF)

 Original photo in Signature Brandywine by David Cook

Original photo in Signature Brandywine by David Cook

Where the Ripper prowled

signature brandywine/The news journal

In search of the original serial killer with former City of London police officer and master storyteller Donald Rumbelow.

 Original photo at Flickr by Roman Boed

Original photo at Flickr by Roman Boed

Birth of a new era starts in Windy City

The New Zealand Herald

A few suggestions for international visitors newly curious about Barack Obama’s hometown.