WASHINGTON (RNS) Robert Putnam wants to convert every reader on the sawdust trail to civic salvation. And he’s not taking no for an answer.
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NEW YORK (RNS) The partnership fits in with the desire of evangelicals to plant their flag in large cities such as New York.
(RNS) Boko Haram opposes the education of girls and has kidnapped girls to use as cooks and sex slaves. It has killed hundreds of children.
(RNS) Advocates for Uwe and Hannelore Romeike and their six children are now looking to Congress to pass a bill allowing the home-schooling family to remain in the U.S.
(RNS) The 21-point difference between college graduates and high school graduates who believe in evolution, for example, is less stark than the 49-point difference between mainline Protestants and evangelicals.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As home-schooling slowly becomes more mainstream, most parents cite the environment of public schools, not religious belief, as the main reason behind their decision to home-school.
ROME (RNS) For the first time in history, the entire class of one Italian high school opted out of an elective on Roman Catholicism earlier this month, reopening a long-standing debate over whether state money should be used to fund a class that focuses on a single faith.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As 45 states implement new Common Core education standards this fall, some Christians see the heavy hand of government in the state-led goal posts for K-12 students in English and mathematics.
(RNS) Of the top 25 colleges where men are likely to meet their spouse, all are private Christian institutions, according to an analysis done by Sofus Macskassy and Lada Adamic, researchers on Facebook’s data science team. More than 60 percent of the top 25 colleges where women are likely to meet their spouse are also private religious schools.
(RNS) Evangelist D.L. Moody was among those who argued for voluntary abstinence from alcohol rather than outright prohibition, and now the Chicago school that bears his name is lifting its ban on alcohol and tobacco for faculty and staff.