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Is the Bible a Guide to War? Or Peace?

Four steps to understanding how the Bible — in the story of Jesus — offers a solution to its own violence.

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How We Ruined the Bible — and How We Can Save It

That Bible everyone’s reading, quoting, arguing about, using to defend their positions? It’s not the real Bible.

What’s the real cost of cheap, fast food?

(Photo: Belleville News-Democrat) Last week, thousands of Americans stepped away from their jobs at fast-food restaurants and into the streets … Continued

MLK memorial gets a faithful re-write

Aug. 22, 2011James “Plunky” Branch plays the soprano saxophone in silent tribute at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Branch … Continued

‘The Bible’ returns to television

A scene from History’s “The Bible.” (Joe Alblas — A+E Networks) The Bible, at least on national television, comes in … Continued

Martin Luther King and the eternal truth of ‘social issues’

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. (The Associated Press — … Continued

PBS documentary examines Holocaust survivor’s religion of persistence

Marian Marzynski. Credit: Jason Longo. Sometimes mundane, seemingly innocuous details can best impress the enormity of a tragedy on those … Continued

Gods and morality

One of the most common and profound misconceptions about faith is that God is necessary to be moral and to … Continued

Prayer, worship events planned before political conventions in N.C., Fla.

Charging that the church community and too many pastors have lost their way, a former Major League Baseball player is … Continued

Mormon temples are places apart

Later this week yet another new temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint–this one in Kansas City, … Continued