Faith: Christian

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    "I think that there is, in Celtic spirituality, a rhythm of seeing, which can alter the way that one approaches the world," says Irish poet and theologian John O'Donohue.

    March 9, 2001 | Comments

  • A century and a half ago, Brigham Young led 600 Mormon settlers to the Salt Lake Valley and predicted it would blossom as a rose. Today, the valley is headquarters to what may be the fastest-growing church in the U.S., blossoming so fast it is continuously redefining itself. More

    March 2, 2001 | Comments

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    Thomas Dixon Tyler of the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington, DC, talks about gospel music’s significance to him. More

    February 23, 2001 | Comments

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    “It is the sense that I have promised almighty God that I’m not going to have sex until I get married. That’s where the teenagers really find the power and strength to keep that promise,” says Richard Ross, founder of True Love Waits. More

    November 10, 2000 | Comments

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    The candidates’ use of religion has been controversial throughout the campaign. In the last of our special election reports, R & E asked several leading political experts to evaluate the role of religion and religious rhetoric during the 2000 election season. More

    November 3, 2000 | Comments

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    In Canada, major Christian denominations are facing the possibility of bankruptcy because of multi-billion-dollar lawsuits by Indians. The charges grow out of past efforts by the churches and the government to integrate Indian children into Canadian society via mandatory schooling. The programs were widely accepted at the time, but Indians say they included physical, sexual and cultural abuse. More

    October 13, 2000 | Comments

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    At St. Paul Community Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York, Reverend Johnny Ray Youngblood has developed a powerful program of music, dance and theater. The pageant is called the “Ma’afa Suite”, and the objective of the show is to help African-Americans heal slavery’s hidden wounds.
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    September 29, 2000 | Comments

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    Opponents, led by the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops, say the FDA’s approval of the abortion pill RU-486 will “further numb our conscience to the violence of abortion.” More

    September 29, 2000 | Comments

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    Bryan Stevenson, a Harvard-educated African-American lawyer in Alabama, has dedicated his life to saving inmates on death row. He says he was influenced strongly by his Christian faith. More

    June 30, 2000 | Comments

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    As corporate farming displaces more and more family farms in America’s Great Plains, ranchers and farmers move away. Local businesses are forced to shut down, schools consolidate, and congregations become so small they have to close their churches. More

    June 23, 2000 | Comments

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