(RNS) President Obama addressed the National Prayer Breakfast this morning in Washington.
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About Daniel Burke
Daniel Burke worked for Religion News Service from 2006-2013. He now co-edits CNN's Belief Blog. In 2010, Burke won the American Academy of Religion’s Award for Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion. He holds an M.S. in journalism and an M.A. in religion from Columbia University and a B.A. from Georgetown University.
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(RNS) Muslim and Christian views of the Apocalypse are remarkably similar, albeit with a different ending.
Every age needs an Antichrist. For Protestant reformers, it was the papacy. For Cold War Christians, it was the Soviets. Now, a growing group of evangelicals say the Antichrist will be Muslim.
Does God root for Ray Lewis? The Catholic Church once considered quarantining pedophiles. Someone spoofs the infamous Applebee’s receipt.
(RNS) Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Lawrence Wright talks to Religion News Service about his new book “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the Prison of Belief.”
A Christian pastor was sentenced in Iran. Three rabbis sought to make their inaugural prayers “Jewier.” Megan Fox speaks in tongues.
(RNS) The Rev. Adam Hamilton, a United Methodist pastor from Kansas known for his centrist views, will deliver the sermon at the National Prayer Service Tuesday at Washington National Cathedral, which concludes President Obama’s inaugural ceremonies. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) President Obama will take oath of office on Bibles that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Obama’s own use of Scripture echoes his two heroes. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) President Obama’s official proclamation for Religious Freedom Day.