Sex and Seminaries By Martin E. Marty

  Sex and Seminaries By Martin E. Marty Did you know that there is a Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing?  Last Thursday, January 8, the Institute, together with Union Theological Seminary in New York, issued a fifty-two page report, which is a call for North American Theological Seminaries to offer more courses and … Continue reading “Sex and Seminaries By Martin E. Marty”

News from the Religion and Science Front By Douglas Anderson

  News from the Religion and Science Front   By Douglas Anderson     In the scientific community, there has been a significant increase in “sightings” of articles and studies on the “science” of religion.  Various points of view, and occasionally overt agendas, emerge from the research. If a Templeton-like foundation is funding the study, for … Continue reading “News from the Religion and Science Front By Douglas Anderson”

Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi

  Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response   By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi   We are living in anxious times, aren’t we? The economy is in recession. The stock market has plummeted. The once mighty North American auto industry is on the verge of bankruptcy. The most powerful investment banking firms on Wall Street … Continue reading “Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi”

Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar

  Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar  When liberal religious groups work together, it is assured that they agree on one thing: proselytizing is against the rules.  The history of Christian evangelism has led to extreme sensitivity on this issue, especially amongst Jews, Buddhists, and Hindus.  A Buddhist monk, who … Continue reading “Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar”

Light amidst the darkness By Dick Staub

  COMMENTARY: Light amidst the darkness By Dick Staub   [Religion News Service] I recently hosted a show featuring Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s poems written from his prison cell during World War II. I was particularly taken by a comment made by Sandy, a busy mom enjoying a rare night out. Reading Bonhoeffer had put her life … Continue reading “Light amidst the darkness By Dick Staub”