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Renewed faith and vitality at Florida megachurch

Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Coral, Fla., has become an economically diverse, multiethnic, multicampus megachurch through closer adherence to the Wesleyan tradition of reaching out to blue-collar and struggling... read more >

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Saints vigil draws standing-room-only crowds

Each October 31, the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., is host to standing-room-only crowds of priests, nuns, students and other faithful who come to attend its annual All... read more >

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Celebrating Hanukkah Through Time and Across Cultures

Susan Braunstein of the Jewish Museum in New York explains the origin of Hanukkah and recounts the history of its celebration with examples of Hanukkah lamps used over time and... read more >

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How to Celebrate Hanukkah

Alternatively known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrians in the second century B.C. Often celebrated in multifaith contexts with Christmas,... read more >

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Voting on faith: How religion affected the 2012 election

Voters who say they have no religious commitment voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race, while the religiously committed tended to split their votes. However, it was... read more >

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Challenging Religious Freedom In The Modern Age

Historically, most court cases alleging abridgment of the constitutional right to the free exercise of religion have come from minority faiths whose practices have seemed alien to the dominant American... read more >

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Ahmadiyya Muslims, Peace and Heresy

In the aftermath of 9/11, many non-Muslim Americans have publicly asked why the “nonviolent Muslims” have not made themselves visible. In a seven-minute video report, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly correspondent... read more >

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Seventh-day Adventism and Good Health

Adventists emphasize a healthy diet and lifestyle as important expressions of their faith, leading to high life expectations in the Adventist population. According to Professor Larry Beeson of Loma Linda... read more >

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American Buddhism on the Rise

Americans interviewed at the third annual BuddhaFest discuss what they find attractive in Buddhism and what they perceive to be the links between Buddhism and Christianity in a 4½-minute slide... read more >

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The ARDA YouTube Channel

The Association of Religion Data Archives, a repository for quality data on religion, has a YouTube channel featuring videos from a range of Christian and non-Christian faith traditions. Varying in... read more >

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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