The Associated Press has a series that it has dubbed "Divided America."
The wire service describes the series as "AP's ongoing exploration of the economic, social and political divisions — and in some cases attempts at reconciliation — in American society."
Yes, religion is one of the topics that the series has covered, including veteran AP Godbeat pro Rachel Zoll's in-depth feature this week on two First Baptist Churches in Macon, Ga. — one black and one white.
More on that story in a moment.
But first, a little background: A few months ago, I praised an earlier religion installment in the "Divided America" series, also written by Zoll.
However, not all my fellow GetReligionistas (past and present) were as complimentary of Zoll's piece: