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For many evangelicals, Jerusalem is about prophecy, not politics

By Diana Butler Bass (@dianabutlerbass) holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from Duke University and is the author of 10 books on American religion and culture, including “Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks” (forthcoming, HarperOne: April 2018). 402 more words

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Pope Francis Suggests Changing The Words To The 'Lord's Prayer'

Source: NPR

BY LAUREL WAMSLEY

Pope Francis isn’t pleased with the words to the Lord’s Prayer — specifically, the part about temptation.

In an interview… 92 more words

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Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move sparks Christian disputes

Source: The Economist

Evangelicals and Catholics react in different ways to the president’s proclamation

CHRISTIAN leaders reacted with strong emotion to the news that President Donald Trump has recognised as capital of Israel the city where their faith’s foundational events unfolded. 96 more words

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'We don't own this earth': The Biblical case for protecting the environment

Source: Indy Star

“I don’t consider myself an environmentalist.”

That is perhaps an odd statement coming from someone who is an unabashed — you could say devout — leader of a nationwide movement to care for the environment. 73 more words

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New Star-Studded Movie Aims To Tell Mary Magdalene’s Story

Source: Huffingon Post

By Carol Kuruvilla; Religion Reporter, HuffPost

It’s the story of Jesus — from a woman’s perspective.

The story of Jesus Christ’s death, crucifixion and resurrection has been told numerous times in Hollywood. 206 more words

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