Tag: Mainline Protestant

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    “There are several prominent pulpits in which women are now coming into those jobs, and it’s an indication society is shifting in many different ways,” says the Reverend Amy Butler, first female senior pastor of the Riverside Church in Manhattan. “Women are increasingly moving into leadership roles in other parts of our society, and it’s time for that to happen in the church.” More

    September 25, 2014 | Comments

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    “The three pulpits that are historically important in mainline Protestantism have women senior pastors now is a very big deal,” observes scholar and author Diana Butler Bass. “It is hard to imagine as recently as even 20 years ago that women would have achieved that level of leadership. It signals a change in American Protestantism.” More

    September 25, 2014 | Comments

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    Managing editor Kim Lawton discusses what the latest polls say about which candidates religious voters are supporting in the close race between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. More

    September 21, 2012 | Comments

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    “Just plant the seeds in hope and faith, and you see early fruits that are terribly encouraging.” More

    June 29, 2012 | Comments

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    "The holy is at the origins of everything that exists," says the author of the prize-winning novels "Gilead" and "Home."

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy's interview with novelist Marilynne Robinson.

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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    Marilynne Robinson's Calvinist Protestantism imbues her with a fierce political liberalism grounded in Scripture and informs the respect with which she describes small movements of character and conversation.

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch additional excerpts from our interview about same-sex marriage with Mark Tooley, president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy, an advocacy group that supports conservative positions within mainline denominations.

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch more of our interview about same-sex marriage and mainline Protestant denominations with Rev. Jennifer Wegter-McNelly, interim minister of the Church of the Covenant. More

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Barry Shelly, Lucy Williams, and Sharon Wright, members of the Church of the Covenant in Boston, talk about same-sex marriage and mainline Protestant denominations. More

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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