WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poring over some 1,300 sermon notes from 'America’s pastor,' Museum of the Bible associate curator Anthony Schmidt has tracked Graham's evolution as a preacher from the Cold War into the 2000s.
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When was the last time that every religion agreed on something?
(RNS) — This weekend marks the Christian holy day of Pentecost and the Jewish holy day Shavuot. Both involve 'gifts,' but not the kind that come with bows. Let us ’Splain ...
In Christian orbits, debates over which translation one is allowed to favor have led to schisms and vicious conflicts.
(RNS) — I talked a lot about being 'prophetic' in my early days of social activism, but I don’t use that word much these days.
Nope, it's not about Joseph and Mary (and wasn't she a virgin, anyway?)
(RNS) I like thinking that there may be a Higher Justification for me trying to continue to accomplish some things that will be considered good when I’m gone.
(RNS) One describes the upcoming meeting as a 'defeat for Jewish-Christian dialogue.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) Confirmation hearings begin next week for Donald Trump’s pick for U.S attorney general, who finds fodder in the Bible to justify his reactionary anti-immigrant positions. But the Alabama senator is out of step with more than a...
"Good Christian Sex" is a Chicago pastor's attempt to free Christians from shame about having sex outside of marriage.
(RNS) Most scholars say "nope," but a growing number of Christians host their own seders. Let us 'splain ...
(RNS) A Reform rabbi from Highland Park, Ill., Evan Moffic thinks the study of the common roots of Judaism and Christianity can serve as a bridge between two faiths that have often misunderstood each other.
(RNS) A new app called Instapray, founded by Stanford grad Fryderyk Ovcaric and backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel among others, is billed as "a safe place that connects people around the world through prayers." But it also puts some of our...
(RNS) We asked readers how they would say, pray or meditate what we called the Liesborn Prayer Wheel, after the abbey for which the larger book was created. Dozens of readers responded.
(RNS) Growing up Catholic in England, Candida Moss felt secure in life, yet learned in church that Christians have been persecuted since the dawn of Christianity. As an adult and a theologian, she wants to set the record straight.