Tag Archives: Twitter

‘I Grew up in The Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s Why I Left’

Megan Phelps-Roper grew up in the Phelps family of Westboro Baptist Church, which is notorious for its obnoxious, degrading, and genuinely hateful protests. In this video, Phelps-Roper talks about the people who changed her mind — and the surprising way they changed it.

Phelps-Roper said her change of heart came, in part, through people on Twitter who showed her “the power of engaging the other.” It’s a fascinating story about developing relationships and asking questions rather than fighting.


That Moment When Biden Quotes Kierkegaard on Colbert

Stephen Colbert conducted an outstanding interview with Veep Joe Biden last night — moving, heartbreaking, deep, and even theological. Some of the Twitter reactions:






God and meaning on Twitter — a snapshot

A quick note on digital humanities

Even The New Republic makes mistakes: ‘…is you knew…’


I think I’m funny, and sometimes, others do, too

My tweet was "favorited" by a sharp writer.

Rowan Williams has a Twitter feed

Update: The Twitter account might be a hoax. Stay tuned…

The Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the 77-million member global Anglican Communion, has 60 followers on Twitter. Of all the Twitter-savvy Anglicans in Internet-driven Anglo countries, the Archbishop has sixty followers. That might be the best summation of where we’re at.