(RNS) Christianity isn’t in trouble at all. Churches are in trouble.
(RNS) While he’s widely admired for his autobiographical writing about contemplative prayer and meditation, Merton’s work on racial justice is less well-known.
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.
(RNS) “On this point there is no possible neutrality. We either serve the life of Salvadorans or we are accomplices in their death. … We either believe in a God of life or we serve the idols of death.”
PARIS (Reuters) One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo journal is leaving the publication, saying he can no longer bear the pressure.
(Reuters) Republican Jeb Bush said that he does not believe the U.S. Constitution grants a right to gay marriage as the Supreme Court ponders that very question ahead of a landmark ruling expected next month.
(RNS) In light of new survey data showing a decline in the number of self-professing Christians, some have wondered whether denominational heads are urging younger baptisms as a way to provide a membership boost.
(RNS) Last week’s vote to allow potential missionaries to speak in tongues addressed issues of candidates’ qualifications, not the practical work of actual missionaries on the field.
(RNS) Divergent perspectives on the Pew survey are connected to larger narratives that frame how conservative and liberal Christians in the United States see themselves.