Religion & Spirituality
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There was more than one message on Election Day when it came to the role of evangelicals, Catholics, and Mormons in politics and the place of economic, social, and cultural issues as the fiscal cliff approaches.
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The Chabad Center of the Five Towns in Cedarhurst, New York has been providing up to 2,000 meals every day.
[LESS INFO] 4 VIEWS | ADDED 23:25:52 11/08/12
Stephen Schneck, National Co-chair of Catholics for Obama, reviews the role of Catholics, evangelicals, and millennials in re-electing Barack Obama and anticipates how the Catholic bishops might interact with the second Obama administration.
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After the election, Ralph Reed, founder and chairman of the Faith & Freedom Coalition, criticized the Romney campaign and the Republican Party for “underperforming.” "We did our job," said Reed. "But we can't do the Republican Party's job for them, and we can't do the candidate’s job for him or her."
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 21:59:21 11/02/12
The destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy “is just as much a physical crisis as it is a spiritual and emotional crisis for people,” says Mike Ebert of the Southern Baptist Convention’s relief arm.
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The God gap was alive and well this year in American politics, according to one professor of political science. White evangelicals, Catholics, Mormons, and a growing number of religiously unaffiliated voters all played a part in Election 2012.
[LESS INFO] 9 VIEWS | ADDED 19:57:58 11/02/12
Is the same-sex-marriage debate in black churches really about religion, the Bible, or equal rights? The issue has divided many pastors and their congregations.
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"Not only are we pointing to these different saints and celebrating all of the good things during their lives, but we're hopefully encouraging one another to become the saints of this age," says Brother James Cuddy, who explains the celebration of All Hallow's Eve, or Halloween.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 15:20:19 10/26/12
At Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia, Muslim children sit in tents, pray, throw stones, and make seven circuits around a replica of the Ka'ba as part of a mock Hajj, the traditional pilgrimage to Mecca.
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“Many campaigns have run away from religion in the past, trying to say there’s a separation of religion and state, whereas in Minnesota we have embraced the idea that a person of faith can and should opposed the amendment,” says University of Minnesota Law School professor Dale Carpenter.
[LESS INFO] 73 VIEWS | ADDED 14:30:31 10/05/12
“It’s an expression of the love for our Torah, our teachings. It’s also a great way to begin the New Year,” says Rabbi David Shneyer, spiritual leader of Kehila Chadasha and the Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Center of Greater Washington.