Faith: Christian

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    “To have a situation in which we recognize the full equality of women changes everything,” says Union Theological Seminary president Serene Jones. More

    May 25, 2012 | Comments

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    “There is a whole historical world of women who have risen as leaders in religious communities because they were called to do it, not because someone said they could,” according to the first woman president of Union Theological Seminary. More

    May 25, 2012 | Comments

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    The nation’s largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, is expected to elect its first African-American president at its annual meeting this June in New Orleans. His name is Fred Luter, and he says the SBC has “a heart for reaching people in difficult times.” More

    May 18, 2012 | Comments

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    World Vision’s Vice President for Advocacy and Government Relations says the leaders attending this weekend’s G8 summit in Washington should invest in agricultural and nutrition programs to lift people out of poverty because “it’s the right thing to do, it’s the moral thing to do, and it’s the smart thing to do.” More

    May 17, 2012 | Comments

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    Generations of African slaves found a powerful way of singing through suffering in spirituals that were rooted in biblical stories and images. More

    May 4, 2012 | Comments

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    The Supreme Court is weighing the legal challenge to Arizona’s strict immigration law, and religious groups opposed to the law are appealing to language throughout the scriptures “to take care of the stranger,” says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor. More

    April 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “Deeply listening to what it is they’re saying.” That, says young hospice chaplain Kerry Egan, is the most important gift she offers to the dying patients she ministers to in New Bedford, Massachusetts. More

    April 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “What’s amazing to me,” says Rev. Lillian Daniel, “is the way people are still willing to sit and be quiet and thoughtful and sing together in a space that is transcendent and old and has meaning…and just listen to the human voice.” More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    The Garden Tomb and Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem “tell the same story” about the crucifixion and burial of Jesus, says Garden Tomb deputy director Steve Bridge, “but on a different site.” More

    March 30, 2012 | Comments

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    “How they relate to God and their fellow man, their diet, their exercise, their avoidance of tobacco and alcohol—all of that collectively contributes to longevity,” says Loma Linda University public health professor Larry Beeson. More

    March 23, 2012 | Comments

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