(RNS) Graham said the call to prayer includes the words “Allahu Akbar,” or “God is great,” which was shouted by Islamist militants during last week’s deadly attacks across Paris.
(RNS) “A Supreme Court ruling might be the last word in legal terms,” Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore said, “but it is hardly the last word in cultural or spiritual terms.”
(RNS) Justin Taylor of The Gospel Coalition rips into the piece, calling it packed with errors and written with disdain for traditional believers dubbed “God’s Frauds.”
(RNS) Why is the Virgin Birth the lynchpin of Christianity? Was it miracle or metaphor? And can you call yourself a Christian if you can’t accept the idea of the Virgin Birth?
(RNS) “People who previously assumed that racial prejudice was back in the Jim Crow era are awakened by it with their own kids,” said Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore.
(RNS) Certainly the mind of Christ is not divided on the issue, so why does the church not speak unequivocally with one voice on matters like torture?
(RNS) In “Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler,” airing on PBS beginning Tuesday (Dec. 16), American pilgrims travel to some of the most sacred sites in the world: Jerusalem, Mecca, the Ganges River, the Shikoku Trail, Osun-Osogbo and Lourdes.
(RNS) Future evangelists — most notably Billy Graham — followed a pattern set by Whitefield of making the most of the media available in their time.
(RNS) Popular pilgrimage features protagonists who go on long, transformational journeys of both feet and faith. It is that transformational nature that separates pilgrimage from travel — pilgrimage is a vocation, not a vacation.