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In his new book, the Rev. Tullian Tchividjian connects the Book of Jonah with the religious right. And with recent events at his Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. "Instead of the gospel, we've communicated moralism," the pastor of the Fort Lauderdale...
When is an apple more than an apple? When it's resting in Eve's palm – or better yet, in the hands of the storyteller(s) of Genesis. The same happens to other objects touched by myth: Fire, for instance, has Genesis-sized significance in the...
Jane Russell, the dark-haired siren whose sensational debut in the 1943 film "The Outlaw" inspired producer Howard Hughes to challenge the power and strict morality of Hollywood's production code, died Monday at her home in Santa Maria, Calif. She was 89....
PIERRE - Two more members of Gov.-elect Dennis Daugaard's new Cabinet appeared to be in place Wednesday, while he announced the names of 24 citizens who are helping him fill three key posts. Kim Malsam-Rysdon seems in line to succeed Deb Bowman as...
Sentinel Staff WriterAt recent meetings of FOCUS -- Federation of Congregations United to Serve -- crime has been the hottest topic. One of the largest, held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, drew worried residents from throughout the city who told stories such as a woman'...
Tags: Roman Catholicism, Family, Azalea Park, Activism, Christianity
SAM HARRIS is the author of "The End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason" and "Letter to a Christian Nation."PETE STARK, a California Democrat, appears to be the first congressman in U.S. history to acknowledge that he doesn't believe in God. In a country in which 83% of the population thinks that the Bible is the literal or "inspired" word of the creator of the...
Tags: Arts and Culture, History, Sam Harris, Science, Religious Texts
In its editorial following the Anglican Communion's recent decennial Lambeth Conference, The Times makes a statement that needs a little parsing. In our culture, it is easy to adopt the "culture war" language. In fact, it is often encouraged. In this...
Tags: Family, Africa, Religious Conflicts, Christmas, Arts and Culture
Religion News ServiceA dozen heads bow as Derek Baars prays that God will bless their day at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. ``Holy Father, as we gather for prayer, we thank thee so much for the opportunity to come to thee,'' prays Baars, a blind student from...
The Hartford CourantThe Grinch would have come up empty- handed in Colonial Connecticut. There would have been no presents under the tree, let alone a tree to steal. Christmas was viewed by the Puritans of New England as a corrupt religious, if not a pagan, ritual and was...
Special to The TimesA brochure circulated by developers in the 1920s describes Glendale's Rossmoyne neighborhood as "within minutes of downtown Los Angeles yet it might be another world." Current residents probably would agree. The uniformity of the architecture, mature...
"For years I had tried to measure up to the rest of the Beechers." - Isabella Beecher Hooker A historian once wrote that the kindest thing he could say about Isabella Beecher Hooker was "she must have been a little mad." In a family letter, Harriet...
The pulpit of Saint Andrew's Chapel isn't off to one side in deference to the altar, as it is in a Catholic church. It isn't a lectern wheeled onto the stage after the Christian rock band sits down, as it is in many nondenominational megachurches. The...
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