Conservatives in Texas have turned a small mistake by liberals into a giant gift for churches across the state.
As President Donald Trump engages in his own, idiosyncratic kind of religious and cultural diplomacy in Saudi Arabia and Israel, back in the United States efforts by faith groups to understand each other better seem to be gathering pace.
It's bad enough when a GOP legislator calls for Confederate monuments to remain in place.It's even worse when he says people who disagree should be punished like the slaves who were murdered in his state.
We marginalize evangelism when we say the good news is social action. I’ve read many mission statements of churches and faith-based ministries during my four decades working with evangelist Luis Palau. Most of these statements declare...Show More Summary
Yesterday I was looking through my old somewhat dusty stack of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. I said, What the heck—I’ll do a blog on it. Tricycle: The Buddhist Review touts itself as an independent, nonsectarian Buddhist quarterly. Its main goal...
If I wanted to make fun of Catholics who mock atheists, this is the piece I would write.
A look into Christian views on paid leave and how the church can help new parents. Alongside arguments for maternity leave centered on health, wellbeing, and economics, a pro-life case for paid leave has slowly developed within the church. Now,...Show More Summary
Go home, everyone. The Church of Satan has won the internet.
A few years ago, I had the privilege of hearing Fr. Jonathan Robinson of the Oratory deliver a lecture on beauty and the ars celebrandi in liturgy, with special reference to sacred music. Not one to spare his audience a pessimistic opening, Fr. Show More Summary
My breasts are full and tender: I ache to give to you. Say yes and I will bathe you in flowing milk and honey. Taste and see that I am good. How I yearn for you to know me! I...
I grew up in an Evangelical world that tended to look down their noses at Christian groups which stressed environmentalism. The thinking was that these once-focused denominations had been somewhat hijacked by their move toward an environmental emphasis and that doing so meant that the proclamation of the gospel of the Kingdom taught by Jesus […]
CATHOLIC // At Notre Dame’s commencement, Vice President Pence blasts free speech suppression on college campuses as “noxious” and “wholly outside the American tradition.” During his speech, a few dozen students got up and walked out...Show More Summary
Andrea L. Turpin Every semester I tell my history students the same bad joke: fundamentalism and feminism are actually a lot alike—they are both f-words that we hurl at our political enemies depending on which side of the spectrum we’re on. Show More Summary
There are no direct references in Hindu scriptures as per which animals can be kept at a... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
A reminder about who really owns Jerusalem.
So there’s plenty of room for cheesecake.