Religion & Spirituality
[LESS INFO] 55 VIEWS | ADDED 18:24:58 01/19/12
As the South Carolina Republican primary approaches on January 21 and candidate Rick Santorum claims a belated victory in the Iowa caucuses, watch excerpts from a 2010 speech that Santorum, a Catholic, delivered on the role of religious faith in public life.
[LESS INFO] 63 VIEWS | ADDED 23:10:02 01/13/12
"South Carolina is really shaping up as a make or break last stand for social conservatives," says David Gibson of Religion News Service.
[LESS INFO] 71 VIEWS | ADDED 23:10:39 01/06/12
"What’s wrong with this picture: 50 miles north of here is possibly the worst human rights situation, including Christian persecution in the entire world, and here we are in South Korea living a lifestyle that’s probably on par with the United States and Europe," says pastor Tim Peters, a missionary in South Korea.
[LESS INFO] 69 VIEWS | ADDED 17:30:31 01/06/12
The congregation of St. Paul's Episcopal in New Orleans, hard-hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is now helping handicapped children in Haiti, survivors of the earthquake there. "It was clear right away the connection between New Orleans and Haiti," says Rev. Scott Albergate.
[LESS INFO] 92 VIEWS | ADDED 21:30:56 12/30/11
We discuss the major religion and ethics stories anticipated in 2012, including religion in the upcoming elections, faith-based activity in the budget debates and immigration policy, key religion cases before the Supreme Court and mainline denominations and issues of homosexuality.
[LESS INFO] 177 VIEWS | ADDED 17:20:21 12/23/11
We discuss the major religion and ethics stories of the past year in the U.S. and abroad with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton.
[LESS INFO] 98 VIEWS | ADDED 22:15:26 12/16/11
"It is our love that brings us into communion with God, not our knowledge about God," he says. "It’s the difference between looking at a photograph of somebody you love and looking into the eyes of someone you love."
[LESS INFO] 105 VIEWS | ADDED 20:15:20 12/09/11
A Christmas pageant, says Calvin College professor of music and worship John Witvliet, is one of the best places in modern culture to witness "a genuine sense of mystery and even solemnity."
[LESS INFO] 120 VIEWS | ADDED 21:00:59 12/02/11
“There is no such thing as a perfect translation. Every translation is in some ways an experiment, and there are many parts of the new translation that are much better.”
[LESS INFO] 213 VIEWS | ADDED 20:30:20 12/02/11
“It seems to me like the church would be the place that would lead the way in having dangerous conversations,” says megachurch pastor Rob Bell, author of the controversial “Love Wins: A Book about Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived.”