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Christie Storm

Religion Editor

Religion Editor

Recent Stories by Christie Storm

Celebrating Pascha

posted: 04/30/2016 3:13 a.m. Discuss

It has been almost five weeks since Christians around the world celebrated Easter, but for Orthodox Christians the celebration comes at midnight tonight.

Feast of freedom

posted: 04/23/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

The Jewish holiday of Passover, which commemorates the Jewish people's escape from slavery in Egypt, began at sundown on Friday. The holiday is one filled with ritual and symbolism, and it's more than a simple remembrance. Jews are meant not just to retell the story of the exodus, but to experience it as if they were actually present.

Author to speak about 'love flash mobs'

posted: 04/23/2016 2:13 a.m. Discuss

As a mother with three young children, Glennon Doyle Melton found herself overwhelmed.

Keeping the faith

posted: 04/09/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

As the oldest and longest serving Benedictine nun at St. Scholastica Monastery, Sister Rose Ashour is preparing to celebrate her 100th birthday later this month. In the past 99 years she has seen a lot.

Spiritually speaking

posted: 04/02/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Spring is here and warmer days are ahead. What better time to catch up on some reading while enjoying fresh air and sunshine? These faith-based titles are a sample of what's available. They include a search for the tombs of the Apostles, inspiring stories from Buddhist nuns and a look at misconceptions in the Bible.

Little Rock temple offers ‘Taste of Judaism’

posted: 04/02/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Visitors are common at the temple of Congregation B’nai Israel in Little Rock. College students studying world religions come to learn about Judaism. Adults curious about the temple stop by for a look. And those interested in interfaith relations often visit.

Author discusses Gnostic gospels in Little Rock

posted: 04/02/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Elaine Pagels, a best-selling author and religion scholar at Princeton University, will be the featured speaker during the "Insights: A Series of Lectures and Talks" program today at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock.

Police: Suspect in Virginia bus station shooting dead; 3 others hurt

updated: 03/31/2016 4:28 p.m. Discuss

RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot.

Praising Easter phrases

posted: 03/26/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Christians of the West will celebrate Easter on Sunday with a chorus of "alleluias" as they express their joy through song. Whether it's Charles Wesley's old standard "Christ the Lord Is Risen Today" or Matt Maher's contemporary take on "Because He Lives," the songs help set the tone for the day.

Gnostics topic of Pagels' lecture

posted: 03/26/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Elaine Pagels, a best-selling author and religion scholar at Princeton University, will be the featured speaker during the "Insights: A Series of Lectures and Talks" program April 2 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock.

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