By Nsikan Akpan
According to the Church of Sweden, it’s preferable not to refer to God as a "he." The official decision to use gender-neutral language will be a change in the way that many Swedish churchgoers worship -- and one that has…
By Malcolm Brabant
From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death or even his storied ascension to heaven. It started with Pentecost — the day the “Holy Spirit” entered a room holding Jesus’ apostles and entered each…
By Wendy Thomas Russell
PBS NewsHour for Wednesday, December 25, 2013…
Writer Jay Parini considers how people experience God through the story of Jesus…
Jay Parini talks the 'spiritual journey' of writing book on Jesus…
Author Eric Weiner Explores Reasons Why Some Americans Switch Religions…
Jeffrey Brown chronicles the competition in the "How Sweet the Sound" contest to find the best church choir in America.
As part of the PBS series "God in America," Ray Suarez looks at what Americans know and don't know about religion and each other.
Paul Solman talks with author Robert Putnam about his new book "American Grace," which delves into the role of religion in the United States.
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