COMMENTARY: The high cost of being a Christian celebrity

c. 1998 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is publisher of Religion News Service) UNDATED _ It’s lonely at the top, or so they say. It’s also lonely at the front. Just ask any member of the clergy who has stood before a congregation to encourage their spiritual development. And for that group of people […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 1998 Religion News Service Israel court rules in favor of Reform, Conservative Jews (RNS) Israel’s High Court of Justice, further opening the door to non-Orthodox Judaism in the Jewish state, has ordered the appointment of Reform and Conservative representatives to local religious councils in three cities. The decision was hailed by Rabbi Uri Regev, […]