Faith: Christian

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    Millions of women in the developing world suffer from obstetric fistulas and are outcasts in their societies, but a medical missionary from Australia has spent much of her life working to eradicate the condition. More

    May 13, 2011 | Comments

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    A new memoir reaffirms the vocation of pastor in contemporary American culture. More

    May 13, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from a speech where Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich discusses his 2009 conversion to Catholicism and his concerns about rising secularism in America. More

    May 11, 2011 | Comments

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    Brother Paul Quenon, who was inspired to write by his mentor Thomas Merton, says “the purpose of the monastic life in the modern world is to show that we don’t need a purpose. The purpose of life is life.” More

    May 6, 2011 | Comments

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    Read four poems by Brother Paul Quenon, who entered the Abbey of Gethsemani, a Trappist monastery in Kentucky, in 1958. More

    May 6, 2011 | Comments

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    Reformation historian, award-winning memoirist, and Cuban émigré Carlos Eire says reading the medieval devotional book “The Imitation of Christ” by Thomas à Kempis was “a conversion experience.” More

    April 1, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch the 100-year-old Morehouse College Glee Club in a recent performance at Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, DC. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

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    “The whole idea is to live the kingdom life here and now,” says Brother Arnold Hadd of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. “It’s for God and the community.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Shaker communities “required of you to give your all to God to and to strive to work at your salvation each and every day,” says one of the last living Shakers. More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    The current president of Friends of the Shakers says the communities believed they would “grow to a great number and then dwindle down to as few as the fingers on one hand, and then there would be a resurgence.”
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    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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