SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) What I know of Christian culture — the kind of evangelical subculture that would spawn something like this, at least — would be pretty well set against the idea of a Christian Tinder.
WASHINGTON – Federal authorities have identified more than 150 U.S. residents who have sought to join the ranks of the terror organization or rival groups in Syria.
(RNS) Could the Green family’s Museum of the Bible be more open to dispassionate scholarship than previously assumed? The hiring of David Tobisch might suggest that.
“There is an Arabic writer who wrote philosophy and poetry and who brought all religions and all the world together.”
BOSTON (RNS) The shift in this year’s Q conference reflects the reality that conversations about human sexality do not occur in echo chambers of monologue, isolated from those who disagree.
(RNS) It strains the conscience of our modern societies to realize that 100 years after the death of 1.5 million Armenians, the threat of further genocide hangs heavy over our so-called “civilized world.”
(RNS) Who can deny that so many Poles were willing conspirators with the Nazis in the roundup of Jews and the wholesale destruction of European Jewish life?
(RNS) The show engages in some bold revisionism by depicting More not as a saint but as “a heresy-hunting, scrupulous prig,” as the Catholic writer George Weigel put it.
YUKARI BAKRACLI, Turkey (RNS) Over the past century, the Turkish government has destroyed many Armenian churches, homes, schools and cemeteries or allowed them to fall into ruins.