Category: In-depth

Trump Admin. to Strengthen Religious Freedom Protections for Christian Colleges

Samuel Smith | Christian Post | Source URL The Trump administration is reportedly looking to strengthen religious freedom protections for Christian and other faith-based colleges and universities that receive federal tax dollars. Citing a copy of the United States Education Department’s spring regulatory agenda, Politico reported Wednesday that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos […]

Who was David Koresh: Ex-followers describe life inside apocalyptic religious sect involved in 1993 Waco siege

Muriel Pearson, Spencer Wilking, & Lauren Effron ABC News David Koresh, leader of an apocalyptic religious sect, perished with about 80 followers when the compound they shared burned to the ground. A Congressional investigation concluded that Koresh and his followers set the fire themselves as FBI tanks sought to end […]

Hate In God’s Name

Daryl Johnston SPLC Religious extremism and its relation to violent conflict This series will delve deeper into how white supremacists, sovereign citizens, militia extremists and violent anti-abortion adherents use religious concepts and scripture to justify threats, criminal activity and violence. This discussion of religious extremism should not be confused with […]

The Reformation, led by Luther, failed. Here’s how we could finally reunite the Christian church

Peter J. Leithart FOX News On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses, a list of propositions aimed at problems in the Roman Catholic Church, to the door of the university church in Wittenberg, Germany. He wanted to start a theological debate. Instead, he started the Reformation. As […]

Press Conference for the presentation of the Dialogue “(Re) Thinking Europe. A Christian contribution to the future of Project Europe” (Vatican, 27-29 October 2017), 27.10.2017

Vatican At 11.30 this morning, at the Holy See Press Office, a press conference was held for the presentation of the Dialogue. A Christian contribution to the future of Project Europe, organized in the Vatican by the Commission of Episcopal Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), in collaboration with the […]

500 Years Since 95 Theses, Martin Luther’s Legacy Divides Some Of His Descendants Listen· 3:40

NPR Five centuries ago, Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation. The anniversary prompted a recent meeting of his descendants to discuss the legacy Luther left when he nailed his theses on a church door. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Many Protestants around the world are celebrating the start of the Reformation five […]

Oprah Winfrey explains why her new book ‘Wisdom of Sundays’ is life-changing

Rachel Scott ABC News In every interview, Oprah Winfrey strives to have one reaction, “I’ve never thought of it that way.” She’s walked away from many of her Super Soul Sunday interviews, featuring celebrity guests and influential thinkers, uttering that exact phrase. Now in her new book, “The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-changing […]