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Charismatic

Fire in the Pews: Pentecostal-Catholic Competition Reviving Religion in Latin America

David Briggs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

Greater attendance at Mass. The flowering of a Catholic charismatic movement with lay leadership and culturally sensitive worship that also shares the Pentecostal commitment to evangelism. And a revered global leader emerging from its ranks.

Mainline Churches: Past, Present, Future

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

What is in store for the Mainline Protestant churches, as well as for the more evangelical, fundamentalist, and/or charismatic Protestant denominations and independent churches? Reason might suggest that both groups should move a little to the religious middle.

Pope Francis, the Charismatic Liberationist

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
R. Andrew Chesnut

While the Argentine pontiff weighs in on diverse issues in his groundbreaking interview, he clearly emerges as a pastor who is profoundly influenced by what have been two competing tendencies in the Latin American church.

Catching The Spirit: The New Pope, Pentecostalism And The Global South

David Briggs | Posted 05.14.2013 | Religion
David Briggs

What may matter more than the new pope's nationality is his commitment to allowing the growth of lay leadership and culturally sensitive worship that is at the heart of the success of the Pentecostal movement.

A Non-Traditional Advent Story ... From Postmodern Negro

Steve Knight | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Steve Knight

Anthony Smith, a.k.a. Postmodern Negro, talks about the non-traditional Advent story in the Gospel of Mark.

Triple Crown Try Alibis

Posted 06.07.2012 | Sports

I'll Have Another is going for another. The 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will try to make history on Saturday, trying to become only th...

Don't Turn Obama Into Blair

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Indra Adnan

Too many people in the UK remember the hope and subsequent betrayal of New Labour's victory in 1997 when Tony Blair metamorphosed from Bambi to Terminator in his first term.