Bad Elements?

Book CoverI couldn’t help but smile at this reference to Baptist churches in Rick Riordan’s book The Widower’s Two Step.  Now, now, Mr. Riordan – we’re really not all that scary, are we?

“The Hyde Park neighborhood is not quite as snooty as the name implies.  It’s equal part college kid, aging hippie, and aging yuppie. Its got its share of bad elements — sleazy laundromats, dilapidated student housing, Baptist churches.”