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Walter White and the Gospel According to ‘Breaking Bad’

RNS () — Wither Walter White? How the morality tale of a cancer-stricken chemistry teacher who transforms himself (first by … Continued

(REVISED) Five questions for transgender chaplain Cameron Partridge

(Editor’s Note: The introduction has been revised after Partridge objected to the use of the pronoun “she” in the original) … Continued

Five questions for transgender chaplain Cameron Partridge

She graduated from all-female Bryn Mawr College in 1995, where she came out as a lesbian and also as a … Continued

Francis, a pope for all Catholics (especially Millennials)

Francis’ papacy is cause for Catholics, especially millennials, to bring back the word “papist.”

Fossil fuels are a faith issue

(AP) One day, our children, their children, will almost certainly ask, “What did you do to solve the climate challenge?” … Continued

Bobby McFerrin: Praying as as he sings

ST. LOUIS — He’s best known for his iconic 1980s feel-good hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” but Grammy-award winning artist … Continued

Mumford & Sons: Hootenanny for the soul

“Listen to the words,” the young woman behind me stage-whispered to her chatty date. “Are you listening?” He wasn’t. But … Continued

Hell is expected to be hot with Dan Brown’s new ‘Inferno’

Bestselling author Dan Brown’s new work of fiction, “Inferno,” was released Tuesday and the publishing world is lit up with … Continued

The trouble with labels

Labels can be helpful when, for instance, applied to cans of soup or barrels of toxic waste. But they are … Continued

Scholars piece together a ‘new’ New Testament

Is the New Testament missing a few books? In a move that may seem heretical to some Christians, a group … Continued

‘The Office’ actor seeks to build a more ‘heart-based, heart-connected society’

“The Office” actor Rainn Wilson with Oprah Winfrey as they tape a television special, “Oprah and Rainn Wilson Present SoulPancake.” … Continued

World AIDS Day: ‘Neither do I condemn you’

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Students show their hands painted to look like red ribbons during a World AIDS Day event at a … Continued

‘Two and a Half Men’ star apologizes for trashing show

The teenage star of “Two and a Half Men” apologized Tuesday (Nov. 27) for calling his show unbiblical “filth” and … Continued

‘Two and a Half Men’ star becomes Christian, blasts show

Another star of the CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men” has gone rogue — but in a decidedly different … Continued

Saints are back in style

This month is a momentous one for saints in the Catholic Church. After naming two new doctors of the church … Continued

Unitarian Universalists see chance for growth in growth of secularism

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For Nathan De Lee, going to church as a kid was an ordeal. De Lee, a Unitarian … Continued

How a Mormon scholar went from doubter to believer

As an 11-year-old boy, Don Bradley went looking for gold plates. After all, Mormon founder Joseph Smith said he was … 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

Our Christian president and the people who cannot hear him

President Obama opened his National Prayer Breakfast remarks by saying, “I begin by giving all praise and honor to God … Continued

WJW: The other, the self

“We human beings are uneasy about what truly occurs deep inside the other, even if that Other is someone we … Continued