Oy Vey: Evangelical Christians Buy the Beliefnet Internet Site

We are sad to see this happen. Beliefnet was a progressive and pluralistic enterprise. The Times reports:
On June 25, Mr. Murdoch’s News Corporation sold the pioneering religion Web site to the owners of Affinity4, a company run by evangelical Christians and, according to its Web site, is dedicated to “the sanctity of the family.” It is another owner and another incarnation for Beliefnet, an online magazine that has survived since 1999 by nurturing every aspect of our conflicted spirituality....more...

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