Quote of the Day: Efraim Zuroff, Israel director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

(RNS) “As far as the Jews were concerned, Hitler’s only ‘prayer’ was that they be wiped off the face of the earth.” — Efraim Zuroff, Israel direct of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, commenting on a statue of a Adolf Hitler praying on his knees that is on display in the former Warsaw ghetto where many […]

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The seven most provocative religious videos of 2012

2012 might be dubbed the Year of YouTube – and that’s especially true on the religion beat. Religious videos sparked international riots, stirred up the U.S. presidential campaign and called young believers to the front lines in battles over homosexuality and church culture. Here are seven religious videos that made news in 2012.

The shepherds in their fields abiding: the Christmas message of the KJV

If there is a Christmas message in the story of the King James Version of the Bible, it is that unlikely origins do not preclude satisfying endings. It was a demonstration of the theological conclusion that the wisdom of God, which often transforms what appears to be sheer folly into something wonderfully wise, has done it again.

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