Formerly Known As Messiah baby update: NYT reports that the judge in Tennessee, what’s her name? Karma Chameleon Balloup-bop? Anyhow, they say she is gonna get overruled on First Amendment grounds , including disrespect to atheists who do not believe there is a messiah! And American new baby boy Jesuses outnumbered Messiahs last year by the above-mentioned score. One factor in the concurrent popularity of Hebrew names for Hispanic children here is the growth of Pentecostalism among Latinos, with Hebrew-based names staking out their newfound non-Catholicism.
- US judge bars baby name Messiah (bbc.co.uk)
- What’s it like being called Messiah? (bbc.co.uk)
- Freedom from Religion Foundation joins ‘Messiah’ baby-name fight (nydailynews.com)