NEWS FEATURE: Retiring Dan Weiss Led American Baptist To Embrace Inclusive Vision

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) American Baptist leader Daniel E. Weiss still remembers the turning point in his life, when his worldview expanded from an “extremely monocultural” background to a lifelong commitment to equality and freedom. He was a visiting professor at a seminary in Costa Rica in 1968 when the news came of […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Retiring Dan Weiss Led American Baptist To Embrace Inclusive Vision

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) American Baptist leader Daniel E. Weiss still remembers the turning point in his life, when his worldview expanded from an “extremely monocultural” background to a lifelong commitment to equality and freedom. He was a visiting professor at a seminary in Costa Rica in 1968 when the news came of […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Who You Gonna Call? Research Finds at Many Churches, No One (RNS) No one’s picking up the phone at 40 percent of the nation’s Protestant churches, a survey by the Barna Research Group has found. The Ventura, Calif.-based marketing research firm found that researchers could never contact a person at […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Who You Gonna Call? Research Finds at Many Churches, No One (RNS) No one’s picking up the phone at 40 percent of the nation’s Protestant churches, a survey by the Barna Research Group has found. The Ventura, Calif.-based marketing research firm found that researchers could never contact a person at […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Tired and Frail Tutu Returns to South Africa for Rest (RNS) Archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned to South Africa to fight his battle with prostate cancer and resume private life after a two-year teaching stint in the United States. The 68-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, who was the public voice […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Tired and Frail Tutu Returns to South Africa for Rest (RNS) Archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned to South Africa to fight his battle with prostate cancer and resume private life after a two-year teaching stint in the United States. The 68-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, who was the public voice […]

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COMMENTARY: Catholic Schools: More Catholic than Ever

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Eugene Kennedy, a longtime observer of the Roman Catholic Church, is professor emeritus of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago and author most recently of “My Brother Joseph,” published by St. Martin’s Press.) (UNDATED) Criticizing Roman Catholic schools has been very popular among certain strongly conservative observers in recent years. […]

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COMMENTARY: Catholic Schools: More Catholic than Ever

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Eugene Kennedy, a longtime observer of the Roman Catholic Church, is professor emeritus of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago and author most recently of “My Brother Joseph,” published by St. Martin’s Press.) (UNDATED) Criticizing Roman Catholic schools has been very popular among certain strongly conservative observers in recent years. […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Unification Church Takes Its Place Among Americana

c. 2000 Religion News Service BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. _ Beneath the live oaks that shadow the streets of Bayou La Batre, it’s hard to remember that 23 years ago, this sleepy town was a religious battleground aswirl with talk of cults and messiahs and the devil himself. The nation watched on television as the […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Billionaire Shares Wisdom Gleaned From Faith and Business

c. 2000 Religion News Service GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. _ Rich DeVos knows the odds are stacked against his getting into heaven. He is well aware of Jesus’ teaching that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom. He learned this […]

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