CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) — Melissa Rogers knows the laws governing the relationship between the U.S. government and religion are far from perfect. Her new book, “Faith in American Public Life,” defines that relationship as one with “meaningful independence,” but the ability to cooperate to do
This summer, while vacationing in Yellowstone National Park, I noticed how many tourists were carrying backpacks. I learned the hard way that not everyone who straps on one of these totes is socially responsible.
(The Conversation) Harriet Tubman worked as a slave, spy and eventually as an abolitionist. A historian of American slavery notes how belief in God helped Tubman remain fearless, even when she came face to face with many challenges.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- As retail stores hope the holiday shopping season gives their bottom line a lift, American Protestant pastors are less sure the economy is helping their congregation this year.
1 John was written because people within the church John was affiliated with were having a hard time liking, let alone loving, each other. This is the paradox of the Christian life: God chooses to love people who are sometimes unlovable and then asks them
Mysterious people with political connections arrived from a country off in the East. They brought news the ruler did not like.
Word&Way has started a partnership with Luminar Bautista, the media arm of Venezuelan Baptists. Luminar Bautista, which started in 1951, means “Baptist Light.”
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A tiny wooden relic that some Christians believe to be part of Jesus' manger arrived Saturday in its permanent home in the biblical city of Bethlehem 1,400 years after it was sent to Rome as a gift to the pope.
Walker L. Knight, a trailblazer in establishing a free and independent Baptist press, died Dec. 1 at age 95.
What does it mean to pray with Alexa? Will it someday “answer” individual prayers by suggesting certain products and resources? Everyone wants “A.I.s that share our values,” says fictional megachurch pastor Mark Teller. The only question is whose values, and to what end.