Interesting idea but needs improvement

In politics, Big Tent usually means rigid orthodoxy.

Tablet magazine is starting up a subscription service for people who want to ask detailed questions about religion. They’re calling it The Tent, but so far it’s a mighty narrow tent. Their answerers include 4 rabbis, 3 Muslim chaplains, 2 Episcopal priestesses, 2 Hindus, 1 Orthodox priest, and 1 Roman priest in a pear tree.

No Buddhists, no Confucians, no Protestants.

Rabbi Serebryanski has a magnificent beard that could serve as a tent. Maybe that’s the tent they’re talking about.

It’s best to stick with your niche, sell what you know. Tablet is Jewish, so a service answering questions about Judaism would have been a clearer brand.

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