Three New Testament books are the subjects of the latest releases in Westminster John Knox’s series, Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible.
Deep in rural Sumter County, South Carolina, in what was once plantation country, a piece of history is slowly coming back to life.
While deciding that he wants to do ministry with poor and marginalized people, Josiah Brown, 20, has experienced more urban ministry, house building and African poverty than many people experience in a lifetime.
Religious denominations and people of faith play crucial roles in caring for the environment and mitigating the effects of climate change, according to the head of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC).
’Tis the season ... for re-examination, apparently.
Despite concerns about a proposed Indiana immigration law that may necessitate a change of location, plans are underway for this year’s Big Tent event, scheduled to meet June 30-July 2 in Indianapolis.
Organizers are urging Presbyterians to register for the event but to delay making travel arrangements until May 2, when the final location will be determined.
The Indiana legislature is considering Senate Bill 590, which many describe as “Arizona-type” legislation. The bill would allow law enforcement officials to check a person’s immigration status in some situations, make the harboring or transport of an undocumented immigrant illegal in some cases and require that all communication by the state and its employees be in English.
As the sun rises on Sunday, May 22, Christians and churches across the world are being encouraged by the World Council of Churches (WCC) to celebrate God’s peace in their worship services, to hold a Peace Sunday dawn vigil, to plant a tree as an act of peace or to use social media to share prayers for peace with Christians around the world.
Diptychs, an arcane liturgical term that describes the order in which Orthodox churches commemorate each other at their services, is one of the tangled issues blocking plans for what could be the first great church council in 1,200 years.
The Supreme Court on April 4 rejected a challenge to an Arizona school tuition credit program critics contend was principally benefiting religious institutions.
For Lisa Magaly López-Marcial, the call to seminary was also a call to leave home.