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The Devil You Know: The Effect of Belief on Mental Health

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don’t. Belief in the existence of powerful supernatural evil beings was one... read more >

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Are We Safer? and On Scripture Features by Johnny Ramirez-Johnson

  Are We Safer Now?  Security and Mercy in God’s Law, An On Scripture Feature  by Johnny Ramirez-Johnson  (Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18)   From A Tree To A Trhone: The Story of Zacchaeus, An... read more >

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Impact of Nonreligious People in the World Today

From differing perspectives, people wonder: • Are nonreligious people significantly different from religious people, and is this something societies should be worried about? • Should schoolteachers, immigration officers, lawyers and others who... read more >

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Preaching To Life's Struggles

The annual Calvin Symposium on Worship is a conference sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and the Center for Excellence in Preaching, held at Calvin College and Calvin... read more >

conservative Christian Education Secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos seem like an evangelical favorite, But

conservative Christian Education Secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos seem like an evangelical favorite, But

It’s not just left-leaning groups like the American Federation of Teachers or Democrats in Congress who have greeted DeVos with some of the strongest opposition seen by any of Trump’s Cabinet nominees. A surprising number of voices are speaking out against DeVos from within her own camp: evangelical Christianity. [Read more in this article featured on Faith & Leadership News].

Immigration: Religious Leaders React to Trump’s Orders on Visitors and Refugees

Immigration: Religious Leaders React to Trump’s Orders on Visitors and Refugees

Religious groups and leaders, many invoking the biblical command to welcome the stranger, have lambasted President Trump’s Friday (Jan. 27) orders, which indefinitely banned Syrian refugees from the U.S. and temporarily banned refugees from other countries and visa-holders from seven Muslim-majority nations. [Watch the Video Here].

 

 

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Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining

The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey. The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >

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What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States

Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >

Religious Laws in Seven Muslim Majority Countries

Religious Laws in Seven Muslim Majority Countries

US President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration (January, 2017) bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for the next 90 days and suspends the admission of all refugees for 120 days.

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Scenes From Holy Week

This week, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus Christ—his...

Encouraging Youth To Engage and Study Theology

Getting high school students interested in theology sounds like a pretty tall order. In the age of “nones” and “...

Duke Expands Research on America's Religious Congregations

Duke receives $1.5 million grant to study America's evolving congregations. Research from Lilly Endowment grant...

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