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Cultural advisers help Hollywood rework Muslim stereotypes
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(RNS) As part of his “Islam in Film” class at the University of Nebraska, religious studies professor Kristian Petersen screens movies such as “The Hurt...

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Why the culture wars rage on
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(RNS) In an essay railing against liberals who offer accommodations to those who dissent from the new moral orthodoxy, Mark Tushnet, a professor of law...

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Desmond Tutu’s daughter quits priesthood after marrying a woman
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(RNS) The daughter of Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu of South Africa has given up her clergy credentials after marrying a Dutch woman....

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Kenneth Starr reportedly fired for handling of university sex assault scandal
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(RNS) The nation’s largest Baptist university has reportedly fired its president, Kenneth Starr, over his handling of a sexual assault scandal — a turn...

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Mormons, Evangelicals, and the Trinity
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Yesterday, evangelical seminary president Richard Land stated his public disagreement with former Fuller Theological Seminary president Richard Mouw...

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Why United Methodists’ chaos on sexuality issues will continue (COMMENTARY)
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(RNS) While many evangelical church bodies have reiterated their “no” to homosexuality — and most mainline Protestant traditions have said “yes” — the...

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Pope Francis holds talks with Sunni Islam leader in breakthrough Vatican meeting
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has welcomed the highest authority in Sunni Islam to the Vatican in a significant step forward in relations between the...

A different depiction of faith is gracing the big screen

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What makes a movie Christian?

The answer to that question has taken myriad forms in 2016, a year that has encompassed the Coen brothers' extravagant parody of 1950s Hollywood Bible kitsch (and sincere portrayal of discernment) in "Hail,...

Another possible benefit of going to church: A 33 percent chance of living longer
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Religious services aren't just good for your soul - they might be good for your health.

A study released last week in a journal published by...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting May 22, 2016
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Book Signing - With authors of "Discovering Ute Pass: Volume I," 3 p.m. Saturday, Crystola Roadhouse, 20918 E. U.S. 24;...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 22, 2016
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"Opera at the Cathedral" - With local opera singers, 3-4 p.m., St. Mary Cathedral,...

Meet Jewish America’s first ambassador to Muslims
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(RNS) Bob Silverman, a Jew who spent most of his diplomatic career in Muslim-majority nations, will now reach out to Muslims in his own country. The...

Church of Scotland to consider online baptisms, Communion
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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Church of Scotland will launch a two-year investigation into the possibility of introducing online baptisms, Communion and...