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  • Religions rethinking the sin of suicide

    Religions rethinking the sin of suicide
    The Salt Lake Tribune reporter Lisa Schencker writes for the Religion News Service about those left behind by the person who commits suicide and how different religions are changing their thinking about the sin of suicide: DRAPER, Utah (RNS) As young...
  • In Theory: Are parts of Scripture outdated and in need of change?

    It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
  • Community & Clubs: Plenty to pray about this week

    With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • Nativity scene ban: Should religious displays be allowed in public spaces?

     
    s a ban on Nativity scenes on public property fair? A federal judge tentatively ruled Monday that the city of Santa Monica may ban Nativity and other seasonal displays in public spaces. Tell us what you think....
  • Holiday TV religious programming 2012

     
    From the Pope's Christmas Day message to an airing of the memorable 1977 Jesus of Nazareth miniseries, here is some of the religious programming airing over the next few weeks, throughout the holiday season. All times Eastern. Check back for updates and...
  • Goldberg: The GOP -- not a club for Christians

    Goldberg: The GOP -- not a club for Christians
    In the scramble to make the GOP more diverse, a lot of people are looking at Asian Americans, whom many believe are a natural constituency for the party. I would love it if Asian Americans converted en masse to the Republican Party, but the challenge...
  • L.A. Now Live: Should Nativity scenes in public spaces be banned?

     
    Times reporter Martha Groves will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to discuss a federal judge's ruling that allows Santa Monica to bar Nativity scenes and other seasonal displays from public spaces. The case, which has drawn national attention,......
  • Santa Monica Nativity display to move to private property

     
    Santa Monica’s much-debated Nativity scenes will be staged after all-–on private property....
  • Group sues Santa Monica to restore Nativity scene tradition

     
    The group responsible for exhibiting an annual tableau of Nativity scenes in Santa Monica's Palisades Park for nearly 60 years filed suit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday seeking to restore the tradition....
  • Neither Romney nor Obama: why some Christians aren’t voting

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about evangelicals, Catholics and black fundamentalists who have decided to sit this presidental election out: Is it a sin not to vote? Or perhaps a virtue? The question may seem surprising, especially in...
  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......