(RNS) — Neil Armstrong's words as he first stepped onto the surface of the moon — “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" — are some of the most memorable in history. But seven months earlier, the astronauts aboard NASA’s first manned
A clear fishing wire is tied around the island of Manhattan. Most people walking on the streets of Manhattan do not notice it at all. But many observant Jews in Manhattan rely on this string to leave the house on the Sabbath.
(RNS) — Tech Shabbat is a modern twist on an ancient religious practice, which is attracting the attention of burned-out millennials and others who are exhausted by trying to keep up in an increasingly connected and fast-paced world.
Frank Fain, director of educational services at The Baptist Home in Arcadia Valley, Mo., likens retirement to the biblical concept of Sabbath, when believers should take the time to strengthen their relationship with God; give renewed attention to their relationship to family, friends and others;