(RNS) Nancy Ellen Abrams’ new book on the origin of God argues for God as a science-rooted creation of humanity’s “collective aspirations.”
(RNS) The latest episode of “Dig” on the USA Network serves up a heady cocktail of trapdoors, secret chambers and mysterious torch-lit beach rituals.
(RNS) The number of people living on $1.25 or less a day has dropped in half since 1990. Now, the World Bank and religious groups want to bring that number to zero.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Once the men’s service concluded, a female WOW activist stepped into the men’s section, grabbed the Torah and took it into the women’s section.
(RNS) A giant of the Southern Baptist Convention declines an award from a Jewish group after his history of anti-gay remarks stokes controversy.
NEW YORK (RNS) Everyone wants religions to get along and play nice. But is that even possible, and would it do any good?
COTTBUS, Germany (RNS) With the city’s backing and unanimous support among evangelical leaders, state officials offered to buy the church for the Jewish community and turn it into a synagogue — the first in the State of Brandenburg since 1938.
(RNS) In the show’s seventh episode, evil archaeologist Ian Margove (Richard E. Grant) is after the “treasure” the Order of Moriah is supposed to have buried somewhere in Jerusalem.
Nissim Ben Haim, an editor at the Kikar HaShabbat website, said they removed Kim because she is a “pornographic symbol” who contradicts ultra-Orthodox values