Tuesday’s Religion News Roundup: The Last Testament; Episcopal abandonment; Western Wall

Just in time for the holidays, God has a new book out called the “The Last Testament,” as “revealed” to a Daily Show writer. The NYT calls it “pseudoquaint.”

Speaking of writers, the late David Foster Wallace reportedly flirted with joining the Catholic Church near the end of his life.

David Brooks has been reading about Augustine and says Republicans and Democrats remind him of the Donatists. “They were more interested in following their accepted doctrine than in looking at reality.”

Lisa Miller has been reading about the black church and says it may be the answer to the laggardly liberal movement’s prayers.

The Episcopal bishop of South Carolina has been cleared of charges that he “abandoned” the communion of Episcopal Church.

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