My own periods of waiting, including those times when I was unemployed, taught me so much about myself, about the world, about meaning, and about the divine.
Archives: May 2013
“I want the preacher where … he’s going to, you know, shake his fist a little bit in the air and then he’s going to smile and throw his hands up and say, ‘God’s good! God’s great! Can you give me hallelujah?’ I just adore that. And it’s really only about two steps from the […]
“If we’d been gossips, which we weren’t … we would have realized earlier just how widespread this business was.” Australian Cardinal George Pell explaining to a board of inquiry why the country’s Catholic hierarchy took so long to act against clergy who sexually abused children.
Ten-time Grammy-award winning artist Bobby McFerrin believes music has a transcendent spiritual power.
(RNS) Here’s a sampling of tweets by Russell Moore, who becomes president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission on June 1: I disagree with the Dalai Lama, of course, on faith, but I admire him for standing up to Chinese totalitarianism and for a free Tibet. — Russell Moore (@drmoore) May […]
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Jesus is convictional,” Russell Moore said in an interview as he began to adjust to his Washington office just off Capitol Hill. “He speaks clearly about sin, righteousness and judgment but Jesus is not panicked or outraged.”
ROME (RNS) In a country dominated by Roman Catholics, Muslims make up Italy’s second-largest religious group. But unlike smaller religious groups, Italian Muslims are not officially recognized by the government.
The “Oklahoma Atheist” gets some greenbacks. A S.C. Christian school needs a dinosaur lesson. And the “hugging saint” is hugging her way around the U.S.
(RNS) What I have found at the Indianapolis Speedway is similar to the best faith moments I have had: pure experience, no pretense, no whining, a clear focus on what matters.