RNS Daily Digest

c. 1999 Religion News Service Atheist’s Bible sells for $2,000 (RNS) More than three years after the mysterious disappearance of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the nation’s most famous atheist, her personal belongings, including a Bible and a defaced coin, fetched substantial amounts at an auction Saturday (Jan. 23). The Internal Revenue Service seized the personal possessions […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 1999 Religion News Service Study recommends U.S. consider European models of teen sex education (RNS) A study by the Advocates for Youth reports that U.S. teens experience sex sooner than teens in European countries that use”matter of fact”approaches to teen sexuality.”Open, honest dialogue about sexuality and sexual development can help U.S. teens, like their […]

COMMENTARY: Puritan impeachers and the clash of worldviews

c. 1999 Religion News Service UNDATED _ A friend loaned me a book called”Blur,”about living and working in the”connected economy.”It helps me understand the clash of world-views going on in Washington and in the tortured world of religion. The authors, Stan Davis and Christopher Meyer, point to vehicles such as e-mail, e-commerce on the Internet […]

RNS DAILY Digest

c. 1999 Religion News Service Falwell: the Antichrist _ a male Jew _ may be alive (RNS) Television evangelist Jerry Falwell has told a conference on the millennium that the Antichrist may well be alive and, as a”counterfeit”of Jesus, will be a male Jew. Falwell made his remarks Thursday (Jan. 14) before a crowd of […]