In an overview of a seven-year study, the University of California at Los Angeles' Higher Education Research Institute concluded: "It is our shared belief that the findings provide a powerful argument for the proposition that higher education should attend more to students' spiritual development, because
Many people -- students and their parents alike -- may assume that faith is an inherent aspect of life at a private Christian college or
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- More than 70 Christian leaders signed a letter Aug. 25 calling on "public officials, faith leaders, and the media to offer no further support or airtime to those who misrepresent and call into question" whether or not President Obama is a Christian.
The sixth chapter of First Corinthians describes the body as “a temple of the Holy Spirit.” For many Christians that
The desire to have some company onstage created a band that, three years later, has music posted online and bookings in Dallas and Houston. And
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Religious events across the country are being planned this weekend to protest Arizona's new law giving police more power to crack down on illegal immigration. Critics said the bill, signed into law April 23 by Gov. Jan Brewer, encourages racial profiling and
WASHINGTON (RNS) -- Religious leaders are outraged over a bill passed by Arizona legislators that criminalizes illegal immigration, calling the bill “anti-immigrant” and a “social sin.”
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Melissa Rogers, former general counsel for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty and current professor at Baptist-related Wake Forest Divinity School, recently finished serving as the chair of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Below are her responses,
“Social networking sites have tremendous potential for Christians as a place where community-building occurs, where community needs are shared and where meaningful networking happens,” according to Bill Tillman, the T.B. Maston Chair of Christian Ethics at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon School of Theology. At the same
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Twenty-five evangelical and Catholic leaders wrote members of Congress March 11 urging them not to let a dispute over abortion derail passage of health-care reform.