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Changes Today: Celebrating 500 Years of Protestant Reformation

Changes Today: Celebrating 500 Years of Protestant Reformation Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Organ Museum www.AbodeofChaos.org)

"The 500 year milestone brings up questions, "Why is mainline Protestant Christianity on the wane? What are Catholic-Protestant relations like today? Is there still such a thing as the “Protestant work ethic”? How do contemporary Protestants understand Luther’s record of misogyny and public anti-Semitism? And what of the Counter-Reformation, the Catholic reaction to Luther’s critiques? How are the changes that it brought felt in contemporary Catholicism?" [Read more from Religion Link a site for Journalists and Researchers]. 

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A Metaphor for Life: 'Be the bee', The Spirituality of Beekeeping

"The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others." -- St. John Chrysostom.   Watch how when liturgical candle maker Martin Marklin became curious... read more >

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Lilly Grant to Help Ministers in Work and Life

Church workers haven’t typically been trained in financial management, yet more and more their positions in parishes require finance and administrative expertise.   A $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc.... read more >

$25 million Lilly Foundation Grant Funds Innovative Recruitment Strategy Designed to Attract Top Scientists

$25 million Lilly Foundation Grant Funds Innovative Recruitment Strategy Designed to Attract Top Scientists

As part of the initiative, the Indiana University School of Medicine will look to hire biomedical scientists whose work can enhance research and education at the school as well as strengthen the economic vitality of the broader life sciences community in Indiana.

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.
 

Hope College Receives Over $450,000 Grant to Focus on Reconnecting Youth to Church

Hope College Receives Over $450,000 Grant to Focus on Reconnecting Youth to Church

Hope College, a Christian college located in Holland Michigan said that the program’s approach is to work with churches to focus on millennials and young adults who no longer take part in faith based organizations, and reconnect them. Hope College stated in a press release that “as the project runs, the youth-adult teams at the churches will identify and begin working on problems that interest them within church or community.” 

Russell Moore Reflects on Faith in the Public Square

Russell Moore Reflects on Faith in the Public Square

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, talks with President Mark Labberton on his Conversing podcast. Engaging in a wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Moore reflects on the impact of the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the need for a new moral imagination in American Christianity.

Revisiting the legacy of Jerry Falwell Sr. in Trump’s America

Revisiting the legacy of Jerry Falwell Sr. in Trump’s America

Recently President Trump tapped, Jerry Falwell Jr. to head the White House education reform task force. Falwell, Jr. as its leader may seem odd to some observers given that he is president of Liberty University, a Christian university founded by his father, Jerry Falwell Sr., and not a top research university. Falwell Jr.

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Lilly Grant to Help Grow Sacred Music at Notre Dame

A $1.6 million grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. will support a University of Notre Dame program it...

By bike, I’m learning to resist my temptation and ...

In her new book, “Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels,” the executive director of the...

Five ways faith can reduce bullying and empower victims

"Developing moral consciences: A separate international study of high school students found that moral disengagement,...

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