(RNS) Mass killings by a group that calls itself the Islamic State have triggered a heated debate about militant Islam and our response. Rene Girard’s theories deserve wider appreciation.
Articles tagged “religion”
(RNS) Most say there’s a clash of worldviews “in general” but only 30 percent say so when asked if their own beliefs conflict with science.
(RNS) People have a right to take a candidate’s religious views into account before they cast a vote — whether they are evangelical, Catholic, Muslim, Hindu, or not religious at all.
Toungup, MYANMAR (Reuters) Hardline Buddhist monks and nationalists have branded Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy too sympathetic to Muslims and unwilling to protect Buddhism.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) The gunman reportedly asked students, “Are you a Christian?” then shot them.
(RNS) His father had a pulpit. His mother ran the Sunday school. Only pastor-pol Mike Huckabee’s beats Walker’s religious resume.
(RNS) Future clergy need to learn what contemporary physical, social, historical, psychological, literary, legal, biological, and racial forces say about human sexuality — not just what their religion preaches.
(RNS) The church and organized religion once led Gallup’s annual list of institutions rated with the highest levels of confidence. Not anymore.
WASHINGTON (RNS) An evangelical Christian, John (Jack) Templeton Jr. not only inherited his father’s devotion to seeking truth at the intersection of science and spirituality, he inherited the Templeton Foundation controversies that came it.