The Québec government is proposing a secularism law to prohibit any new public servants in a position of authority — including teachers, lawyers and police officers — from wearing religious symbols while at work.
LINCOLN, Neb. (RNS) — In the days following major midwestern floods this spring, people of faith prayed for their neighbors and got busy lending a hand. They also turned to their beliefs to make sense of the disaster.
(RNS) — Americans are living less like a Billy Graham nation, and increasingly like a nation defined by the more secular religion of Norman Vincent Peale -- though few Americans today may even know this name.
(RNS) — The future of a decades-old CBS documentary series focused on religion is in doubt, as the network is potentially discussing cutting back or even ending a stream of faith-related segments that CBS has run since the 1940s.
NASHVILLE (RNS) — Ronnie Floyd, an Arkansas megachurch pastor and former Southern Baptist Convention president has been elected to head the denomination’s Executive Committee by a vote of 68 to 1 electing Floyd in an executive session of nearly four hours.
As with most theological topics, a wide diversity of opinions exists among Baptists on the nature of hell. In fact, Baptist theologians and preachers — much like church leaders in the first centuries after Jesus — have long been found in the various hell camps.