Topic: Faith and Spirituality

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    “I don’t sing like a showman,” says the famous baritone who began singing in 1947 for evangelist Billy Graham’s crusade ministry. “That’s the opposite of the way I feel.” More

    February 11, 2011 | Comments

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    All the great religious creeds, said writer Reynolds Price, “have known forever that if we’re ever to arrive at the state of anything called wisdom, pain seems to be the way we get there.” More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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    Mariners and sailors, says Rev. David Rider, often experience God’s presence and absence in the depth of their souls, and for almost two centuries an ecumenical ministry based in the Port of New York and New Jersey has advocated for their spiritual and professional well-being. More

    January 7, 2011 | Comments

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    “Deep down there is only one faith that all human beings have, and that is deep trust in life.” More

    November 19, 2010 | Comments

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    “I see the future going in this direction, that more and more people will realize how important interreligious dialogue is.” More

    November 19, 2010 | Comments

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    The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care is training chaplains, caregivers, and health care professionals in how to listen to patients and lighten the burden of their suffering. More

    November 12, 2010 | Comments

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    Benyamin Cohen has written a book about his year-long exploration of Christianity, and he uses what he learned to reflect on the meaning of his own Jewish faith. More

    November 5, 2010 | Comments

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    The gospel of Jesus Christ is not a prosperity gospel, according to megachurch leader David Platt. It is “a homeless and wounded gospel” about “adversity, persecution, struggles, poverty, and helping one another out.” More

    October 15, 2010 | Comments

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    Gidon Bromberg of Friends of the Earth Middle East says the Jordan River, holy to half of humanity, has become a mixture of sewage water and agricultural runoff unsafe for the pilgrims who come to be baptized in it. More

    October 8, 2010 | Comments

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    Novelist Allegra Goodman say that entering into the minds of religious people is “a very rich place to be as a writer.” Her new book is called “The Cookbook Collector, “and we spoke with her at the National Book Festival in Washington, DC. More

    September 28, 2010 | Comments

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