The publisher said it will withdraw the 2010 best-seller “The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven” now that author Alex Malarkey says invented those chats with angels.
Articles tagged “heaven”
(RNS) It is at the supermarket, not the pearly gates, where we grapple with pressing ethical and theological dilemmas about nonhuman animals.
(RNS) The New York Times was the biggest of several outlets relating an apocryphal tale about pets, paradise, and Pope Francis. Here’s how, and why, it happened.
(RNS) A reworked version of purgatory is something that has intrigued some Protestants, and it seems to have won over more than a few.
BALTIMORE (RNS) Southern Baptists voted to affirm “God’s good design” that gender is set by biology, “not by one’s self-perception.”
“Heaven Is for Real” rings all the bells of popular attitudes in social surveys, but conservative Christians are dismayed.
(RNS) “The notion of heaven captures people’s imagination regardless of their religious predisposition,” said Bishop T.D. Jakes, a producer of the new film “Heaven is for Real.”
(RNS) Just as heaven is often depicted as people sitting on clouds strumming harps, “Latter-day Saints’ doctrine of exaltation is often similarly reduced in media to a cartoonish image of people receiving their own planets,” the statement says.
(RNS) Worried observers could have mistaken Pope Francis’ pastoral gesture to atheists as an effort to dilute the gospel rather than what he really intended — an evangelical outreach intended to bring nonbelievers closer to Christ.