BURLINGTON, Vt. — The ‘Lost Shul’ mural is part of a tradition of wall paintings in Eastern Europe that was almost entirely obliterated during the Holocaust by the Nazis.
(RNS) The group is fledgling and includes few prominent names, but it made itself known in June when bloggers successfully pressured Southern Baptist leaders to cancel a speech by Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson.
They are being held for suspected crimes including embezzlement, state media. One of their lawyers called it a “smear campaign” as part of the Chinese government’s efforts to obliterate signs of Christianity.
(RNS) The Rev. Warren Hall’s firing by the archbishop of Newark, N.J., added to growing concerns about the church’s treatment of gay people.
Both are powerful, fresh-faced religious leaders of massive conservative Christian bodies whose behaviors and statements excite, infuriate, and confuse both conservatives and progressives by turns. Are they paving the way for a future expression of faith that we’ve only begun to imagine?
Video footage released shows Hyeon Soo Lim, pastor of a Toronoto megachurch, confessing to a Pyongyang church congregation that he committed crimes against the state.
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Truly pious Jews would have known better. Were the killers were simply acting out their own aggressive tendencies, and putting a sacred sticker on them?
Ed Smart bears his testimony while Kate Kelly has a diva moment; Denver Snuffer represents the unorthodox right and and young transgendered Mormons speak to life on the left. It was all at Sunstone … and I missed it.