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On Being Gathering in February and Other News From On Being

On Being Gathering in February and Other News From On Being

According to On Being founder Krista Tippett, We are now the On Being Project. And I’m thrilled to introduce you to the beautiful, expanded On Being team.

Meanwhile, we’ve been producing the On Being episode each week as ever, adding new voices to the blog, and also making some new things.

Discovery of a French Translator Among King James Bible Translators

Discovery of a French Translator Among King James Bible Translators

"A scholar has discovered that the King James Bible includes work by a previously unsuspected French translator, whose contribution to the quintessentially English work has lain undetected for 400 years.

The landmark work, first published in 1611, was drafted by more than 40 translators. But according to Nicholas Hardy from Birmingham University, few documents survive from the drafting and revision stages of the translation and little is known about how the translators worked together."

The Unknown God, New Pew Research

The Unknown God, New Pew Research

"Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, “Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. 23 For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with the inscription, ‘To an unknown god.’ What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.

Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Three Abrahamic congregations in Omaha, Nebraska, have created the Tri-Faith Initiative, building separate houses of worship and a shared community center to promote peace and understanding among communities of different faiths. [Read Article].

Strategic Planning Resources from InTrust

Strategic Planning Resources from InTrust

Institutions, like individuals, have vocations. What is God calling us to do in the time and place we find ourselves? This builds on honest assessment of what we have been, what we have shown we are good at, and even what gives us joy. It also identifies current needs in the church and the world that we can address, recognizing that changing circumstances may call for different ways of living out our identity.

Lives of Commitment 2018 Awards Ceremony

Lives of Commitment 2018 Awards Ceremony

For 200 years, Auburn has strengthened courageous leaders to catalyze social change. Join Auburn as we honor the bold and resilient women leaders dedicating their lives to advance justice in our time. [See photos from the Lives of Commitment 2018 Awards at Auburn]

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

"Are baby boomers, part of the first generation to lead the contemporary exodus from organized religion, returning to their religious roots? The ninth wave of a multigenerational study that began in 1971 finds a little more than one in five boomers became more religious in the transition from their 50s to their 60s. Older boomers cited several reasons, from seeking solace in life after the death of a spouse to finding other sources of meaning after the loss of a job to a desire to pass on religious beliefs to their grandchildren.

Healing For Veterans

Healing For Veterans

"The veterans, including men who had seen combat in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, had come to the suburban Austin sanctuary that August night seeking reconciliation and healing.

The priest, a slim 41-year-old former U.S. Army chaplain, invited them to write down and offer up to God any transgressions they may have committed while in the military that now plagues their consciences.

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Meeting Information Needs: Amazon's Alexa and The Church of England

"Religion exists to answer the questions and supply the needs that couldn’t possibly be bought with money. But...

Serving its Community Transformed a Dwindling Church

"Trinity’s building is surrounded by the bleaker symbols of urban life, including graffiti-covered billboards, a...

Caring for Creation

"Whether it is Wendell Berry, Michael Polan, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pope Francis, Prince Charles, Mondragon or...

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