Growing up in the middle-class suburbs, we accompanied our parents every Sunday to the Caucasian Methodist Church. Now, "Caucasian Methodist" is not an official designation of the United Methodist Church; in this case, it's merely an observation. We pre-teen Methodists were lovingly and gently tutored in the liberal leanings of the Methodists. We learned a little about the eastern religions, a little more about Judaism, and we even recited a creed each Sunday that said we believed in the "holy catholic church" though our minister patiently explained that catholic with a lowercase "c" means something... More >>>