| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:49 PM
It's a place many parents send their children to learn – but should public school classrooms also be a place for faith? What if just Christian faith is promoted? Northern Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse, a Republican, is sponsoring a bill that would...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:17 AM
WASHINGTON -- It is a conundrum of wordsmiths that sometimes events are so horrible that words escape us. Bereft of the tools of our trade, we are left with what is perhaps the only appropriate response to something as heart-stopping as the massacre of...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:43 PM
As a dance, flamenco is about style: The fire in the eyes, the exquisite vestments, the dramatic posturing. Orlando's Flamenco del Sol troupe has shrewdly noticed the similarity between the Spanish dance and organized religion.
The result, "Misa...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Flying a couple of thousand feet above a volcanic field in Arizona near the Painted Desert, it's fairly easy to spot the extinct volcano known as the Roden Crater.
It stands alone in the field, apart from hundreds of other...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The setting for August Wilson's magnificent "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" is a boardinghouse in 1911 Pittsburgh, but the spiritual location is a crossroads between the ghostly past and the forbidding future, slavery and freedom, despair and hope.
| May 21, 2013
As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August.
We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Q. I’m a parent and a Christian. I’m shocked that the city would allow the circus to take place during Holy Week where there are so many religious events taking place. Can the city make sure the circus never is here during Holy Week in the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:22 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — "People used to ask, when are you getting married?" Shelly Crocker says, leaning across the table at a north Seattle donut shop next to her wife, Sandy Kibort, and their daughter, Emma Kibort-Crocker.
"I always told them, 'Well, the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Jimmy Carter in 2009 announced he was severing ties with the Southern Baptist Convention after six decades because the leadership clings to the doctrine that "women are subservient to their husbands, and prohibited from serving as deacons, pastors or...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Adelle M. Banks writes for the Religion News Service that boths sides are unhappy with a proposal by the Boy Scouts to accept gay scouts, but not gay leaders:
Conservative and liberal religious leaders may not agree on much, but both are expressing...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The annual Easter egg hunt will once again take place on Sunday at Laguna Beach High School's baseball field.
The Easter Bunny will stop by at 12:30 p.m. for pictures. The egg hunt — some 2,000 eggs will be filled with candy and then hidden...