(RNS) Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Roman Catholic, will give the keynote at the evangelical university Jerry Falwell founded.
(RNS) A year and a half after unveiling a slip of papyrus that she dubbed the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” Harvard Bible scholar Karen King has released the results of long-delayed testing on the controversial fragment that appear to show it is not a modern forgery. But a host of questions remain.
(RNS) A transgender student at George Fox University has filed a formal complaint after being denied all-male housing on campus.
(RNS) World Vision’s reversal raised a stark question: Can you be an evangelical and support same-sex marriage?
(RNS) The so-called “Francis effect” may be real, at least when it comes to clerical housing, and could be coming to a church near you. Here are some of the latest controversies over clerical lifestyles.
(RNS) “We were trying to find some kind of solution to a divisive issue that would create some space of togetherness around differences within the church. Our regret is that we caused more division instead of finding a place of more unity.”
World Vision may have gone back to the status quo, but the larger issue of how religious institutions will handle a growing acceptance of same-sex marriage will not go away. If anything, this is just the beginning.
NEW YORK (RNS) The American Bible Society will sell its 12-story building on Broadway, vacating prime real estate in the heart of Manhattan that served a host of evangelical ministries.
(RNS) Christian relief organization World Vision has announced that it will no longer define marriage as between a man and a woman in its employee conduct manual.