Religion

Alabama Evangelicals Find It Easy to Forgive Roy Moore

The string of child molestation allegations against the Republican Senate candidate has only affirmed for evangelical conservatives that Moore is the …

U.S. Politics

11 Things You Should and Shouldn't Do in Sikhism

For those new to the Sikh faith, this handy guide provides 11 virtues to strive for and 11 behaviors to avoid, offering a map for Sikh living at a …

Spirituality

Taxing the rich to help the poor? Here's what the Bible says

The new tax reform bill has led to an intense debate over whether it would help or hurt the poor. Tax reform in general raises critical issues about …

Social Justice

Everything you always wanted to know about somebody else's God in 15 minutes

Hamilton event brought together 16 people with different religious, spiritual and ideological ideas<p>The bell rings and groups of people spring to …

Salary Survey 2017: Deborah Waxman Of Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College<p>Location: <b>Wyncote, PA</b><br>Category: <b>Religion or Education</b><p>Deborah Waxman<p><b>President</b><p>Organization website<p><i>For information on</i> …

Jewish Culture

Jerusalem for dummies, part 2: What the Palestinians want

When President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the United States is recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he didn’t address whether …

Israel

Netanyahu to Macron: Read the Bible - Jerusalem is our capital!

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Sunday, days after President Donald Trump declared …

Israel

When Evil Has Nice Manners

In November, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a story called “The Nazi Sympathizer Next Door.”<p>Veteran reporter Richard Faussett interviewed a white nationalist …

Evangelical Christianity

Trump’s Tweets Again Spark Courtroom Questions on Travel Ban

“Do we just ignore reality?” one judge asked<p>President Donald Trump retweeted three anti-Muslim videos last week, just as two appeals courts prepared …

Politics

Pope Francis Plans to Alter One Line of the Lord's Prayer — Pastor Fires Back

In just four years, Pope Francis has certainly made his mark on the Roman Catholic Church — a number of his statements have caused controversy within …

Faith

Why Do Jews Celebrate Hanukkah?

<i>This article first appeared on the History News Network.</i><p>When asked which Jewish holidays they know, my students frequently name Hanukkah …

Theology

Why Millennial Catholics Are Re-Adopting the Traditional Chapel Veil

A growing group of young Catholic women are choosing to cover their heads in church.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>A growing group of young …

Fashion

Inside The Voucher Schools That Teach L. Ron Hubbard, But Say They’re Not Scientologist

Betsy DeVos wants to expand school voucher programs throughout the U.S. Get ready for that list to include schools that promote Scientologist doctrine.<p>CLEARWATER, Fla. ― It was a weekday afternoon here in early December, and a gaggle of kids outside of Clearwater Academy International were playing …

Education

Ten Critical Trends for Churches in 2018

Never in my lifetime have I seen local congregations at such a critical juncture. Cultural Christianity is all but dead. The “Nones,” those without …

Faith

Stop Dalit Atrocities or We’ll Convert to Buddhism, Warns Mayawati

‘Stop atrocities on Dalits and backward castes, or we will convert to Buddhism,’ warned Mayawati on Sunday, 10 December. The Bahujan Samaj Party …

Buddhism

Pope at Mass: have courage to let go of grudges and complaints

(Vatican Radio) At his morning Mass at Santa Marta on Monday, Pope Francis said we must learn to <b>let ourselves be consoled by the Lord</b>, leaving behind …

Christianity

Pope Francis: Health care is part of the Church’s mission

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 / 06:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just as Jesus healed people during his earthly mission, care for the sick is a mission the …

Christianity

Emboldened by change, some Uzbek imams turn on loudspeakers for call to prayer

TASHKENT (Reuters) - Some mosques in Uzbekistan are starting to broadcast the Muslim call to prayer from loudspeakers for the first time in a decade as they take advantage of a more tolerant official attitude toward Islam since President Islam Karimov died last year.<p>The imams are amplifying the …

World News

Chanukah: Shedding Light on Human Dignity

If you ask someone to cite the top 5 Jewish texts related to poverty, inevitably Moses Maimonides’ <i>Eight Levels of Charity</i> will make the list.<p>This …

Passover

God’s Plan for Mike Pence

No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all. It’s a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana, and …

Donald Trump

Breitbart writer: Pope Francis supports the Paris climate agreement "because of his dislike of the First World, and particularly the United States"

From the December 11 edition of SitiusXM Patriot's <i>Breitbart News Daily</i>:<p>Loading the player reg...<p>nid), array('absolute' => TRUE))); ?--> nid), …

Liberal View

A Britain First rally has been cancelled due to snow and everyone's making the same joke

A planned rally by far-right hate group Britain First has literally been disrupted by snowflakes.<p>Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, the leaders of the …

Jayda Fransen

The sad politicization of Christianity

Religion and politics have always comingled in America. Public officials have relied on their religious values and those of their constituents since …

U.S. Politics

Prophecies and politics: How US evangelical Christians pushed for Jerusalem move

God is not a real estate agent, the former bishop of Jerusalem said in response to US evangelical support for recognising Jerusalem as the capital of …

Israel

Salary Survey 2017: Allen Fagin Of The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations<p>Location: <b>New York, NY</b><br>Category: <b>Religion or Education</b><p>Allen Fagin<p><b>Executive Vice President</b><p>Organization website<p><i>For</i> …

Jewish Culture

10 notable novels for your holiday reading list

Here are 10 notable fiction books — in no particular order — that you might want to dive into this holiday season.<p><b>Literary fiction</b><p><b>My Absolute Darling</b> …

Books

Where do Roy Moore, Doug Jones attend church?

Both candidates are church members who believe their campaigns are based on promoting moral stances on issues.

Southern Baptist

Did The Pope Just Smack Down Trump? Pontiff Throws Subtle Shade On Twitter

Pope Francis may have thrown some subtle shade at Donald Trump, in a tweet that encouraged political leaders to think about the common good.<p>The …

Christianity

He’s No Longer an “Evangelical Republican,” But Why Didn’t He Say So Sooner?

<b>Peter Wehner</b>, a Republican who has served in the administrations of both <b>Presidents Bush and Reagan</b> and now serves as a senior fellow at the Ethics …

New Mthatha Diocese bishop enthroned

Anglican Archbishop Dr Thabo Makgoba has called on church leaders to raise the bar and be shining examples of education and development.<p>Makgoba was …

News (South Africa)