Tag: Christianity

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    An interpretation of Jesus’ teachings that emphasizes wealth and prosperity seems to be spreading fast, especially in many African-American churches. But critics are calling the “prosperity gospel” a distortion of authentic Christian faith. More

    August 17, 2007 | Comments

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    In reaction to the kidnapping of South Korean church members, Christian groups there are scaling back operations in dangerous parts of the world. It's a significant decision considering South Korean churches send out about 17,000 members on missions each year. As a result, there has been a phenomenal growth and political activism of Christianity in South Korea.

    August 10, 2007 | Comments

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    Benedict said that in Francis’s hometown, the “city of peace,” he felt a duty to make a heartfelt appeal for peace. More

    June 22, 2007 | Comments

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    Science and religion are sometimes at odds over the environment, but this prominent biologist is pleading for both to work together in order to protect the earth’s biodiversity. More

    November 17, 2006 | Comments

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    Read an extended interview with Richard Land about the environment, creation care, and his response to prominent biologist E. O. Wilson’s book THE CREATION: AN APPEAL TO SAVE LIFE ON EARTH. More

    November 17, 2006 | Comments

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    It’s not hard to tell that these days, there are more women than men attending church services. Some churches are now attempting to bring back the missing men through programs that encourage them to be better husbands, fathers and friends. The meetings also sometimes emphasize more masculine qualities that the Gospels do not. More

    November 17, 2006 | Comments

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    While religious conflict is dominating the headlines, there are some who are trying to find understanding and respect across religious lines. A group of women in Cambridge, Massachusetts is doing just that. They have founded a book club to learn from each other’s Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions. More

    September 29, 2006 | Comments

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    He is one of the few outsiders to be allowed into the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the past 50 years, and he is deeply concerned about the situation.

    July 14, 2006 | Comments

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    There's been a growing wave of religious controversy since Dan Brown's novel, THE DA VINCI CODE, was first released in 2003. Many Christians were deeply offended by the story's portrayal of Jesus, Christian doctrine and church history. Now, the highly anticipated movie version is intensifying those debates.

    May 12, 2006 | Comments

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    In Myanmar, which many still call Burma, military rulers allow no democracy or free speech and persecute religious minority groups. Human rights groups say there is a campaign of oppression that has resulted in almost a million and a half displaced people. Critics say the generals who control the area are conducting a form of ethnic cleansing hidden from the eyes of the outside world. More

    April 21, 2006 | Comments

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