The Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, which recognizes efforts to create a bridge between the fields of science and religion, is the world’s largest annual award. This year’s winner, Charles Taylor, speaks with Ray Suarez. Continue reading
The Supreme Court heard a case about free speech Monday after a Juneau, Alaska high school student was suspended for displaying a sign, “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” at an off-campus school activity. National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle discusses the case. Continue reading
The Yoido Full Gospel Church in South Korea claims to be the largest church in the world, and the country is second only to the U.S. in its number of missionaries. NewsHour reports on the spreading evangelical movement in the country.
Leaders of the Anglican Church have demanded that the U.S. Episcopal Church stop blessing same-sex unions and consecrating gay bishops. Two American Anglican leaders review the decision and discuss how it impacts the Episcopal Church. Continue reading
After Warsaw-based Archbishop Stanislaw Wielgus resigned over the weekend, a second Roman Catholic clergyman stepped down Monday after allegations of a collaboration with Polish communist secret police. A professor and a reporter discuss the resignations. Continue reading
Jim Lehrer discusses with Judy Woodruff some of the Generation Next team’s findings and published trends about 16-25 year olds.
Forty-four percent of young American adults agree that religion is a very important part of their lives, according to a study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Judy Woodruff reports on Generation Next’s changing attitudes toward faith and politics. Continue reading