“Heaven Is for Real” rings all the bells of popular attitudes in social surveys, but conservative Christians are dismayed.
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About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for Religion News Service, specializing in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality and ethics, and manager for social media. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper.
Grossman is graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and began her career at The Miami Herald. Grossman recently completed a certificate course in biomedical ethics and health care policy with the Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, Mo.
Her honors include: University of Michigan Journalism Fellowship 1987-88; Templeton Journalism Fellowship in Science and Religion, 2005: East West Center study fellowship on Islam in Asia, 2007.
We’ve got more questions than a Passover Seder. Will Colbert bring a chaplain to ‘Late Night’? Will Pope’s strong words on abuse scandal bring action? More in today’s roundup.
(RNS) Facing a steep rise in skeptical views of Scripture, the American Bible Society steps up outreach.
Jewish a cappella singers Six13 post a Passover YouTube hit, rivaling Maccabeats’ spin on “Les Miserables.”
Supporters and opponents of the Obamacare contraception mandate squared off on social media Tuesday (March 25) with tweets, snowy images and dueling graphics.
Brace for Twitterstorms as the Obamacare/Hobby Lobby case is argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch a debate on the limits of religious freedom. Have some fun with God. All that and more at Tuesday’s roundup.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The image of Christianity that Fred Phelps painted was a hateful, judgmental collection of rabble-rousers — an image that, paradoxically, did more to help his targets than it advanced his message.
(RNS) Hobby Lobby President Steve Green, with a life steeped in faith, may be the ideal plaintiff in the looming Supreme Court showdown over religious freedom and the Affordable Cate Act contraception mandate.
The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these “nones” may not be who you think they are.