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Insights into Religion Understanding our Similiarities and Differences

Through studying the religious and spiritual practices of other religions we can learn how to grow our own communities, how to live in peace with our neighbors and learn more about our own traditions spiritual practices.

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

In 2004, a group of Union students founded a center at Union called the Poverty Initiative, which relaunched as the Kairos Center in 2014 with a large gift from the Ford Foundation. Their mission, said the Kairos Center’s co-founder and current co-director, the Rev. Liz Theoharis, is “to support and help grow grassroots movements, particularly drawing on religion and on a human rights framework.”

What is innovation? from Faith & Leadership

What is innovation? from Faith & Leadership

Innovation doesn’t have to be huge to be worthwhile. It can be a small experiment, a risk that won’t harm your institution but has the potential for measurable gain, writes the managing director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

Lutheran Growth, a Hundred Years of Data

Lutheran Growth, a Hundred Years of Data

The U.S. Religion Census has been conducted six times by non-government coalitions since 1952, the last three by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). But between 1890 and 1936, five such counts were conducted by the U.S. census bureau. The 1916 edition is now available on our Lists & Rankings page.

International African American Museum announced a $10 million Lilly Endowment grant

International African American Museum announced a $10 million Lilly Endowment grant

The International African American Museum announced Tuesday it will receive a $10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, one of the country’s most prestigious foundations. It's by far the biggest donation ever to the project.
 

Wabash Receives $7 Million Anonymously

Wabash Receives $7 Million Anonymously

Wabash College will dedicate the sprawling Ott Residential Life District on Saturday (October 7) following the receipt of an unrestricted $7 million anonymous gift to the College. The new housing district honors the memory and spirit of philanthropy of John N. “Fuzzy” Ott, Wabash Class of 1920.
 
The event will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the district, which is located on Crawford Street at the intersection of Harry Freedman Place.
 

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Where Do The Most Catholics Live?

A little-used feature of the U.S. Religion Census is the ability to group the data into denominational boundaries. Five groups have provided boundary information to the Religion Census office. Researchers and... read more >

New Search Engine at On Being with Krista Tippett

New Search Engine at On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being archives can be overwhelming for new and old listeners alike. On Being with Krista Tippett aims to change that! So, they have built a new discovery tool, and need some of their most loyal listeners to help give it a test run. 
 
Using a “relationship algorithm” and human curation, On Being has tailored an experience that goes beyond topics. You can now explore new conversation threads and save crafted playlists tailored to your curiosities.
 

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How To Engage People with Newsletters

How To Engage People with Newsletter

In this world of social media, email newsletters are making a comeback.  

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

Study of the Torah   O God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — for generations now, our ancestors in the faith have...

ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

One of the most important test cases of religious and political nationalism is unfolding in India, where a political...

Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

For those that have followed the close collaboration and friendship between Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury...

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By invitation; ATS is marking the 20th anniversary of the Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative with a ga

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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. Includes the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010

 

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