Faith: Christian

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    Saint Nicholas is remembered by Christians on December 6 as a protector of those in need and a model of the true meaning of Christmas. More

    December 4, 2009 | Comments

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    For this Grammy-nominated singer and Seventh-day Adventist pastor, music is a ministry and “the most powerful way of impressing the human mind with hope.” More

    November 24, 2009 | Comments

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    Some have called Flannery O’Connor our only great Christian writer, a Catholic from the Deep South who said her subject was “the action of grace in territory held largely by the devil.” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Ralph Wood is a professor of theology and literature at Baylor University and author of FLANNERY O’CONNOR AND THE CHRIST-HAUNTED SOUTH. He recalls the first time he read A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND: “…I said to myself, if I can spend the rest of my life trying to fathom a writer like Flannery O’Connor and other writers like her, I’d have my calling…” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Father Thomas Joseph White’s decision to become a priest in the Dominican order was influenced in part by the writings of Flannery O’Connor. “Reading Flannery O’Connor for the first time did change my life a little bit. I mean it was the first time I had read a Christian thinker, or a Christian writer who I thought was impressive intellectually and challenging,” he says. More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    In a new book about inspirational poet Mattie Stepanek, who died in 2004, his mother Jeni writes about his short life and lasting legacy. More

    November 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Read and watch more of Kim Lawton’s interview with Jeni Stepanek, who says her son, best-selling poet and speaker Mattie Stepanek, had “a universal message–give and you shall receive.” More

    November 13, 2009 | Comments

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    “If any event ever merited the description of miracle,” says the Rev. Christian Fuhrer, it was the 1989 revolution that reunited East and West Germany, “a revolution that grew out of the church.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Twenty years ago, a nonviolent movement emerged from the sanctuary of historic St. Nikolai Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leipzig. It was rooted, according to its pastor, in weekly prayers for peace and readings from the Sermon on the Mount that countered “the reality of political hopelessness.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    There will always be a purpose to monastic life, say the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, as long as there is a need in the world for silence, prayer, simplicity, and balance. More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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