NEWS FEATURE: Jesus Scholar Marcus Borg on Questions of Contemporary Faith and Belief

c. 2003 Beliefnet (UNDATED) In the following question-and-answer session, Jesus scholar Marcus Borg explains why “Christianity makes persuasive and compelling sense.” Q. You say that Christianity in North America and Europe is going through a paradigm changethat a new vision of how to be Christian is emerging. What is it and why is it happening? […]

NEWS FEATURE: Jesus Scholar Marcus Borg on Questions of Contemporary Faith and Belief

c. 2003 Beliefnet (UNDATED) In the following question-and-answer session, Jesus scholar Marcus Borg explains why “Christianity makes persuasive and compelling sense.” Q. You say that Christianity in North America and Europe is going through a paradigm changethat a new vision of how to be Christian is emerging. What is it and why is it happening? […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2003 Religion News Service Bush Remark That Christians, Muslims `Worship Same God’ Draws Criticism (RNS) Conservative Christian leaders have criticized President Bush for declaring that he believes Christians and Muslims “worship the same God.” In a Thursday (Nov. 20) news conference with British Prime Minister Tony Blair in London, the president was asked about […]

NEWS FEATURE: In Alabama, Churches `Jazzing Up’ Their Sacred Music

c. 2003 Religion News Service HUNTSVILLE, Ala. _ Music has been used in worship throughout the centuries. In the book of Psalms, David urged people to “Praise God in his sanctuary” and to “Praise him with stringed instruments and flutes.” Today, virtually every kind of music is used in worship services, from classical and traditional […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2003 Religion News Service Cincinnati Archdiocese Pleads No Contest in Abuse Case CINCINNATI (RNS) Entering a plea of no contest to five misdemeanor counts in a Hamilton County courtroom Thursday (Nov. 20), the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati was found guilty on charges of failing to report sexual abuse involving priests and minors. Archbishop […]