Fatima and Hagiraa Tipu are sisters. One wears a headscarf for modesty, and the other doesn't. Hagiraa tells her sister that she hopes to wear it one day, but doesn't have the confidence yet. Her sister understands. ”[Continue
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Rachell Goldberg used to see the Jewish ritual of immersing in a mikvah as just another religious obligation. But now, after enduring seven months of chemotherapy for breast cancer, she's making the ritual her own. ”[Continue
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Alissa Gold attended the all-female Wellesley College and assumed that Orthodox women were oppressed. But then she took a trip to to Israel, and finally got a chance to meet some. ”[Continue
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(RNS) — David Gushee closes his column to return to life as a scholar — leaving behind culture wars and the fights over and within evangelicalism. ”[Continue
Wed, Dec 27, 2017
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(RNS) — 'Perhaps voices will emerge that will enable us to find new ways forward together, past the screaming and the litigation, through a return to deeper theological and ecclesial wellsprings. I pray that this is so,' writes David Gushee. ”[Continue
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The reality of a hopelessly divided American Christian scene. ”[Continue
Tue, Sep 05, 2017
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Some Christians regard Muslims as the enemy, and are quick to link them all to terrorists.Other Christians are just as eager to paper over differences between the faiths and focus on, say, their common connection to Abraham.Joshua Ralston, a professor at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Va., sees a third way for Christians.To approach Muslims with honesty about disagreements. With the love Jesus calls on his followers to have for their neighbors. And with a freedom that allows adherents of both faiths to bear witness to their beliefs – including Christians' claims about Jesus ”[Continue
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