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A place for Orthodox Jews

posted: 01/20/2018 2:27 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn.

Religion News Briefs

posted: 01/20/2018 2:27 a.m. Discuss

First Sikh named attorney general

Arkansas author, psalmist touring state with books

posted: 01/20/2018 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Poet, essayist and translator J. Chester Johnson knows his way around a psalm.

On Religion: Wise words from Oprah, the pope of the 'Nones'

posted: 01/20/2018 2:26 a.m. Discuss

No one has to tell Marcia Nelson about America's rising number of "nones" -- people claiming zero ties to a religious tradition -- because she meets them day after day while working as a hospital chaplain in Chicago.

Gazans bombarded by prayers from activists’ speakers

posted: 01/20/2018 2:25 a.m. Discuss

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- In recent weeks, Gaza residents have been jolted awake in the dead of night to a raucous mixture of Quranic phrases, Islamic supplications and prayers delivered by loudspeakers to their doorsteps.

Local notes

posted: 01/20/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

Congregation Etz Chaim in Bentonville, meets at Waterway, 4074 S.W. H St., celebrates Shabbat Shirah, the sabbath of song, with a special music service at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Cantor Sam Radwine leads the service, and Krysta Mays provides keybord music.

FAITH MATTERS: Big deal birthday

posted: 01/20/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

I turned 43 years old last week.

Ex-Arkansan is second female pastor in Bulgaria

posted: 01/13/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

When Goshen native Jessica Morris-Ivanova left Arkansas in 2009 for a mission in Bulgaria as part of the Church of the Nazarene, she didn't know that her brief trips to see family in America would always remain visits.

Harried Krishna?

posted: 01/13/2018 2:01 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Weekdays at Govinda's Vegetarian Lunch, a cafeteria in the basement of Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, the Hare Krishna temple located in the rapidly developing area of downtown Brooklyn, is a peaceful affair. Outside, there are cranes, scaffolding and cement trucks. But inside and down a few stairs, there is faint, dulcet chanting piped through speakers. Contented diners, ranging from municipal workers to financial sector employees, sit together with plates piled full of eggplant Parmesan and chana masala.

Commentary: Ex-fire chief claims job loss due to book

posted: 01/13/2018 2 a.m. Discuss

Another big religious freedom case in federal court. And in this case, there's a ray of hope.

On Religion: Star Wars theology: Saga is personal and a ritual

posted: 01/13/2018 1:59 a.m. Comment 1

Debates about Star Wars theology have come a long way since kids in the first "Star Wars generation" asked: "Is the Force the same thing as God?"

Assaulted victim reviles pastor's admission

posted: 01/13/2018 1:59 a.m. Discuss

A Memphis megachurch minister received a standing ovation during a church service Sunday after he admitted that he had engaged in a "sexual incident" with a high school student 20 years ago in Texas.

Religion Calendar

posted: 01/13/2018 1:59 a.m. Discuss


Faith Matters: A girl in God's own image

posted: 01/13/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

Being a Girl -- In God's Own Image

Local notes

posted: 01/13/2018 1 a.m. Discuss





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