‘Dig’ uncovers an ancient Jewish sect and some scary nuns

By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
(RNS) Biblical breastplates, menacing nuns and an apocalyptic Jewish sect. What is behind all that religious jazz in the second episode of “Dig”? The series, which… read more

Who was St. Patrick, and would he drink green beer?

By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
For Catholics, Episcopalians and some Lutherans, March 17 is the Feast Day of St. Patrick. For the rest of us, it’s St. Patrick’s Day — a midweek excuse to party … read more

Take my hand: The gospel and the blues

By Steve Beard
The first of several pivotal scenes in the film “Selma” occurs when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes a late night phone call to gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. … read more

Rachel Held Evans on the ills of American Christianity, and leaving evangelicalism

By Jonathan Merritt / Religion News Service
(RNS) Rachel Held Evans has grown into a powerful voice in American Christianity, first as the author of “Evolving in Monkey Town” and later with the New York Times… read more

Give up loving your neighbor as yourself

By Rebekah Simon-Peter
This Lent, I suggest giving up loving your neighbor as yourself. Likely, they deserve better. So do you. Let me start by saying I think the amount of good going on in the world… read more

The Christian radio echo chamber: We are under siege by our enemies

By Tom Ehrich / Religion News Service
(RNS) On my recent 4,100-mile pilgrimage across the U.S., I occasionally used my radio’s “seek” function to find stations. I often stopped on a “Christian… read more

Should vaccinations be mandatory?

By Mike Poteet
No “Mickey Mouse” matter The self-proclaimed “Happiest Place on Earth” recently became the epicenter of a major measles outbreak. By mid-January, 51… read more

The Alabama marriage divide

By David Person
As if Alabama Governor Robert Bentley didn’t have enough to deal with regarding the legalization of same-sex marriage in his state. It started with the ruling in January by… read more

‘Selma sowed, but it did not reap’; anniversary puts spotlight on deep poverty

By Aamer Madhani / USA Today
SELMA, Ala. (RNS) With the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday this weekend, America was reminded how this small city helped bring sweeping change to the nation. But while Selma… read more

Candler students join call to stop Georgia execution

By Kathy L. Gilbert / United Methodist News Service
(UMNS) Students, former graduates and faculty at United Methodist Candler School of Theology are rallying to support “one of their own” who sits on death row in… read more

Review: 'Me and We: God's New Social Gospel'

By Dottie Escobedo-Frank
Leonard Sweet tackles a topic dear to the hearts of many church leaders when he addresses the foils and follies, as well as the gifts and graces, of the “social… read more

Too much on the menu: When churches lack a clear mission

By Joseph Yoo
There used to be an Asian restaurant in Santa Barbara with a menu consisting of Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean cuisine. That's a lot of different styles of food for one… read more
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