Perhaps you saw the debate the other night. I caught an hour or so of it — about all I could take.
For those concerned about culture-war issues, count how many times words such as "abortion," "marriage" and "religious liberty" were uttered in the showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. (The answer, in each case, would be zero.)
Then on Wednesday, I noticed this tweet from James A. Smith Sr., a GetReligion reader, a Southern Baptist minister and vice president of communications for the National Religious Broadcasters.
So back to "This," that link I shared earlier.
It's an in-depth story by Laurie Goodstein, the New York Times' veteran national religion correspondent who just won the Religion News Association's top prize for excellence in religion reporting at large newspapers and wire services.
Here is how an email sent to religion writers by a New York Times public relations guru (who knew newspapers had PR people?) describes today's story: