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Partisan Politicking Has No Place in America’s Pulpits

Rabbi Jack Moline | Posted 09.09.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Jack Moline

To listen to clergy on the Religious Right you would think that government agents were sitting in the pews of houses of worship across the country rea...

Is Sermon Plagiarism On The Rise?

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Thou shalt not steal another pastor’s sermon? Recent cases of high-profile pastors who have been accused of lifting others’ material are ...

A Word on Jamal Bryant: the Loyalty in and Purpose of Preaching

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion
Alisha L. Gordon

Preaching isn't about shock value or personal agendas that get you on a Hip-Hop station's rumor report. It's not about trying to keep people bound to narrow-minded ideals, restrictive, oppressive practices, or a disjointed understanding of God rooted in your own insecurities and misplaced priorities.

The Altar, the Pulpit and the Clergy

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 11.14.2013 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Since the founding of the Roman Catholic Church in the early days of Christendom, the altar has always been in the center of the chancel area, with the pulpit on one side of the of the chancel and the lectern (from where announcements and scripture are read) on the other side.

Minister Moms Split Between Pulpit And Parenting

Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Every now and then, the Rev. Amy Butler will find herself having to do a little simultan...

Dr. Dorothy Height's Funeral: Lifting Her to Heaven

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

After almost a century of Dorothy Height making this country and world a more just, equal, and hopeful place she is now in heaven, and the rest of us are now going to have to step it up down here.