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The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA stores nearly 500 data sets from national and international surveys of people and their religious practices and convictions. Definitions in ARDA's dictionary include embedded links to archived studies and other resources housed on the ARDA website, when additional information is available.

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The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA stores nearly 500 data sets from national and international surveys of people and their religious practices and convictions. Definitions in ARDA's dictionary include embedded links to archived studies and other resources housed on the ARDA website, when additional information is available.

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A Screen In The Sanctuary? What Is A Realistic Approach To Social Media And Technology?  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Word Cloud

Rabbi Aaron Spiegel, information technology director for the Center for Congregations, says maybe that’s OK.

“Remember when the trend was technology in worship?,” he said.

That was in the late 1990s, early 2000s. He got panicked calls from churches asking if they had to put screens in their sanctuaries.

His answer then was the same as it now: Why?

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Religion News Offers Far-Reaching Info For Researchers, Journalists, Clergy  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News RNA RNS

Religion News Service, the nation’s only nationally syndicated religion wire, celebrates its 80th birthday in 2014 with a net increase in subscription revenues, its largest staff in more than 20 years (10 editorial positions), a year-old website that attracts a million page views per month, and hyper-local websites dedicated to religion coverage.

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Can you imagine sitting in a public space and all of a sudden everyone around you starts to speak in a different language? And yet somehow you still understand them? Can you imagine the cacophony of sounds this event would cause? Can you envision the power it would take to make this astonishing moment happen?

Is it a miracle? Possession? Paranormal activity? It likely would freak you out.

 

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Krista Tippett explains what it is like to be a "professional listener" to others' religious inspiration and insights, her listening strategies and the "spiritual genius" that she seeks to bring to the public's attention in individuals that she interviews. Neither the extremely religious nor the extreme atheist, such persons, she notes, are normally too humble to grab the public stage. Yet they have grown wise, powerful and tender by having taken "the particular suffering of their lives into themselves and found that it need not overwhelm them."

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Daryl Davis is a blues musician, but he also has what some might call an interesting hobby. For the past 30 years,...

A Four points Guide on World’s Response to Refugees - Pope Francis

“Our shared response may be articulated by four verbs: to welcome, to protect, to promote and to integrate."  In...

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...

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