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Protestantism

Theology, Taboos, and Creative Thinking

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.20.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

In two very different surveys, Protestants who expressed more anxiety about depravity and taboo emotions ended up choosing the most creative careers and having the most creative achievements. This was not true of Catholics or Jews.

These Are The Most Protestant States In America

Posted 02.07.2014 | Religion

Protestants and other non-Catholic or Mormon Christians make up 51% of Americans, according to a 2013 Gallup survey, and the states that are most Prot...

Depressing Stats For Church Giving, As In, Depression-Era Lows

Religion News Service | Katherine Burgess | Posted 10.25.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Collection plates are growing even lighter as Protestant church member giving reached new lows in 2011, and tithing probably will not...

Wanted: Unpaid Pastors

Religion News Service | Jeffrey Macdonald | Posted 09.18.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The 50 members of All Saints Episcopal Church in Hitchcock, Texas, are looking forward to December, when Mark Marmon will be ordained their prie...

"Unwinding": The Power and Limitations of Story

Michael Jinkins | Posted 09.17.2013 | Religion
Michael Jinkins

Many people seem to have lost confidence in the structures that previously gave meaning to and provided the organizing principles for social life, whether civic, educational or religious, political, legal or moral, and which communicated core values from one generation to another.

Obama: Northern Ireland Peace Is Blueprint For World Conflicts

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obama on Monday that their positions on Syria do not "coi...

Spread: A Catholic Sin

Massimo Franco | Posted 05.19.2013 | Books
Massimo Franco

It might be hard to grasp if you live on the Mediterranean shores of Europe, but the Northern countries of the continent consider the southern countries' debts and high levels of spread Catholic sins.

Why I Regret The Religious Lessons I Did (And Didn't) Teach My Kids

Lisa McElroy | Posted 06.09.2012 | Parents
Lisa McElroy

It's just not right that my kids go forth in this world without having experienced the kind of celebration at the center of religious observance that is so much a part of most people's life experience.

Ryan Grim

Santorum In 2008: Protestantism Left 'World Of Christianity'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

As far as Rick Santorum is concerned, mainstream Protestantism "is gone from the world of Christianity." That's what he told students at Florida's Ave...

Protestantism Today

Mark Noll | Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion
Mark Noll

Most of the world's Protestants adhere to a characteristic message that defines peace with God as a result of the'gospel: God's merciful gift revealed in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Five Tips For A Rewarding Christian Dialogue With An 'Adversary'

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 09.03.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

I've had hundreds of these types of conversations -- mostly with colleagues in the church who disagree with me about the place of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender faithful.

Merry Christmas, China!

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Just because China has embraced Christmas does not mean the country is becoming Western. Looks can be deceiving. Christmas tunes play on radio sta...