When comedian Stephen Colbert brought his act to Capitol Hill last month and stole the spotlight with his satirical shtick, no one was more surprised than lawmakers.
Four emerging authors in theology have released new books from Westminster John Knox Press. These four women—Kristine A. Culp, Marcia W. Mount Shoop, Shelly Rambo, and Michelle Voss Roberts—bring fresh, insightful perspectives into the intriguing themes of vulnerability, embodiment, suffering, and dualism.
The winner of the Self-Development of People T-shirt design contest is Mark Wong, a senior at Hastings College, a Presbyterian affiliated college in Hastings, Neb.
In the context of ongoing conciliation between the Cuban government and the Roman Catholic Church, the communications media of the latter are growing quickly on this Caribbean island where the press remains under strict state control.
The (Lutheran) Church of Norway has for the first time elected a woman as its presiding bishop, although her tenure is for an interim period, the Norwegian News Agency (NTB) reports.
When Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi killed himself after his roommate allegedly broadcast his sexual encounter with another man, the Rev. R. Albert Mohler wondered if anything could have prevented the 18-year-old’s suicide.
On Oct. 9, two Latin American denominations, both mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), merged at an assembly in Argentina's agricultural heartland.
The decision by an Anglican parish in southeast England to leave the Church of England to become Roman Catholic has taken some by surprise.
President Obama’s approval rating among U.S. Jews has dropped in the past year, while opinions of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have improved, according to a new survey released by the American Jewish Committee.
Thomas C. Paisley, chair of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s Board of Pensions (BOP) today announced the appointment of a special committee of the board to consider same-gender benefits under the BOP's healthcare and pension plans.