This began on Facebook, but I know of no reason why we shouldn't bring it into the blogging world which is where all the really good booktalk happens. (Ok, Goodreads excepted, but that is where I have made many good book talkin' pals.)I knew this would come my way as soon as I saw Jeff Miller did it. Show More Summary
[Author's Note: For my newest AlterNet article on atheist churches, I reached out to some friends and acquaintances who were involved with these organizations, including Korey Peters. Korey has previously written on Daylight Atheism about the Calgary Secular Church, the atheist community organization he cofounded, and was happy to help out for my new column. [Read More...]
My latest column is now up on AlterNet, Why People Are Flocking to a New Wave of Secular Communities: Atheist Churches. In it, I report on the Sunday Assembly and other so-called atheist churches now gaining in visibility and prominence: what they’re all about, what’s driving their growth, and what benefits they offer us. Read [Read More...]
In conjunction with this weekend’s opening of the Humanist Hub, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has issued a proclamation declaring Sunday to be Humanist Community Day: Whereas December 8, 2013 marks the first-ever public eventShow More Summary
What to Know and How to Pray Nelson Mandela has died. His life was a remarkable journey. Who is Mandela? Part Abraham Lincoln, part Rosa Parks, part Frederick Douglas, and part Martin Luther King, Jr., Mandela was the face of the anti-Apartheid...Show More Summary
South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday that revered former South African President Nelson Mandela has died. He was 95.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, South African activist and president, has died at the age of 95 surrounded by his family at his home in the African nation he helped deliver from hundreds of years of racial segregation.
The legacy of the president who prized reconciliation has much to teach Christians about the necessity, the difficulty, and the limits of politics. Many readers will remember the apprehension and delight with which the world watchedShow More Summary
This eye-popping story is from today's Columbus Dispatch. I can't wait for the response from FOX News, Rush Limbaugh, and the fine folks at freerepublic.com. An Islamic flag and a Muslim prayer banner could be hung prominently in public...Show More Summary
A UK Christian woman who left her job after her employers pressured her to work Sundays lost her legal appeal on Thursday.
An elementary school counselor is teaching her students to be careful in what they post on the Internet by sending her own picture viral.
Daily Free Press, the student newspaper at Boston University, recently ran an article about the religious diversity on campus with a spotlight on the Interfaith Council: [University Chaplain for International Students Rev. Brittany]Show More Summary
“He is now at peace.” July 18, 1918 — December 5, 2013 “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela Previous posts about this great man: Mandela: “Peace is not just the absence of […]
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An evangelical financial organization has released on Wednesday the findings of its fourth annual "State of Giving" report, which notes that giving to member groups has increased over the past two years.
A slick-talking fraud posing as a faith healer allegedly convinced two South Florida women that they were possessed by evil spirits, and their money was cursed with a spirit of poverty and only he could cleanse them and their money of the evil.
Such is the fascination of money that if you are too much involved in it, you will not be able to resist its attraction. You may think hat...
The United Methodist Church had its largest amount of funds donated online in a single-day during the #GivingTuesday observance, the denomination's leaders report.
Over the last several months, liberal politicians, members of the media, hospitals and even the head of Alabama's retirement system have renewed their calls for Alabama to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.