(RNS) ”Jewish values,” Obama said, means caring as well about “a Palestinian child in Ramallah trapped without opportunity.”
Author Archives: Cathy Lynn Grossman
About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Award-winning journalist Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for RNS, where she specializes in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality, and social and biomedical ethics. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper. Grossman also blogs for RNS at Faith & Reason.
WASHINGTON (RNS) An evangelical Christian, John (Jack) Templeton Jr. not only inherited his father’s devotion to seeking truth at the intersection of science and spirituality, he inherited the Templeton Foundation controversies that came it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a rare appearance in a panel discussion, the president talked public policy with progressive and conservative voices before an audience of Catholic and evangelical leaders.
(RNS) This includes people in virtually all demographic groups, whether they are “nearing retirement or just entering adulthood, married or single, living in the West or the Bible Belt.”
Mothers are best at conveying “the spiritual life is as real as the earth under our feet: We stand on it and we count on it,” a psychologist says.
(RNS) Unlike Christianity, Judaism and Islam, historically all led by men, or the philosophies of the East such as Buddhism where male scholars and monks dominate, folk religions are often practiced and led by women.
(RNS) She’s studied religious philosophy, found comfort in Jesus, and toed a traditionalist Christian line — mostly.
(RNS) Nancy Ellen Abrams’ new book on the origin of God argues for God as a science-rooted creation of humanity’s “collective aspirations.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) She ties her commitment to social activism — particularly for the poor and vulnerable — to a lifelong faith that challenges, guides and comforts her.