Russell E. Saltzman wonders why Lutherans can’t take Catholic communion:
Intercommunion for us is no big deal, though it used to be. Beginning in 1875 and for about a century thereafter, we had the Akron-Galesburg Rule: Lutheran pulpits for Lutheran pastors only; Lutheran altars for Lutheran communicants only. It was directed against Protestants who did not accept the doctrine of the Real Presence, but it probably discouraged a Catholic or two as well.
Also today, Samuel D. Rocha on dead white guys:
I matriculated to the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, recently married and teaching K-8 Spanish, to study education. I learned on my first day how awful St. Augustine (a North African) was, and what a waste of time it was to read books by white, European men. So we read more white, European men, beginning with Marx and Weber.