Faith: Christian

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    Dorchester Temple Baptist Church is home to what is perhaps best known and most successful church-based program in the country fighting violence among inner-city youths. Through Boston’s Ten-Point Coalition, religious leaders and police are working together to make the area safer for all. More

    November 19, 1999 | Comments

  • “Mary, Mother of Jesus,” a movie airing on NBC, puts a distinctly feminist face on an extraordinary woman largely neglected in the Bible. More

    November 12, 1999 | Comments

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    The installation of former Ambassador Andrew Young as the new president of the Protestant-based National Council of Churches was among the highlights of the NCC’s 50th anniversary celebration, but the organization faces financial problems and lack of a clear mission. More

    November 12, 1999 | Comments

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    These ancient constructs have some very modern advocates, and they’re not just religious. Secular institutions have also discovered labyrinths as a meditation tool. More

    November 12, 1999 | Comments

  • 03-2001

    Read more of Bob Abernethy's October 29, 1999 interview with former president Jimmy Carter.

    October 29, 1999 | Comments

  • 05-2001

    Jimmy Carter, baptist, international, aid, help, sources of strength, christian, democracy, government

    October 29, 1999 | Comments

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    Many individuals are hoping to make places of worship more accessible to persons with disabilities. The issue goes beyond just being able to get up the steps or hear the sermon; it’s about changing attitudes toward the disabled. There is a large pool of disabled worshippers who want to be more than witnesses, who want to participate in or even lead religious services. More

    October 1, 1999 | Comments

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    Hillary Rodham Clinton stated that, “In Christian theology, there are sins of weakness and sins of malice,” adding that her husband’s adultery was a sin of weakness. Is there a hierarchy of sin? Are we using the insights of modern psychotherapy to excuse bad behavior instead of merely explain it? More

    August 6, 1999 | Comments

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    Three years after the most radical overhaul of the nation’s welfare system ever, the number of people on welfare has been cut in half. But it has not changed other factors that effectively keep people in poverty. More

    August 6, 1999 | Comments

  • 09-2001

    Earth Day is the day set aside each year for reaffirming a commitment to protecting the environment. In recent years, because of a shift in thinking about the natural world, many faith communities have been taking up the cause of the environment. This movement is particularly strong along the banks of the Columbia River, where salmon has been declared an endangered species.

    April 23, 1999 | Comments

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