LaPierre does have a point. We do need to address the way our culture glorifies violence. But the priority must be to stop the bleeding.
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How interesting and fitting that the natural world might be the ground that brings science and religion back to a shared sense of purpose after a few hundred years of estrangement.
Capital punishment is incompatible with the Christian faith for a number of biblical and theological reasons.
There is no indication however, that this imagery may justify the use of violence or coercion in the name of the Gospel. We are called, as Paul writes to Timothy, to fight the good fight of faith.
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The point is this: the iconostasis represents the tomb itself, the sepulcher in which Christ was buried. The "Great Entrance" is itself a remembrance of Christ's funeral procession.
Though Christmas may be fading into memory for much of the western world (save for those lingering credit card bills), many eastern nations are just n...
By Whitney Jones
Religion News Service
(RNS) America's Eastern Orthodox parishes have grown 16 percent in the past decade, in part because of a settl...
Every time we decide unilaterally to "change up" a received tradition, we are likely to risk missing out on how that very tradition might have helped us along the way.
"So far today, dear God, I've done all right. I haven't gossiped, haven't lost my temper, and haven't been greedy, grumpy, nasty, selfish, or overindu...
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