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Debating technology and faith

The Facebook site Jesus Daily outdraws sports teams and celebrities, which has led some to compare social networking’s power to spread faith to the development of the printing press. Others... read more >

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Some ideas to enrich your community's faith life

The Dialogue Corner of the African American Lectionary website provides quarterly topics for clergy and congregation members to reflect upon and discuss. The topic “Church Enrichment” features four articles penned... read more >

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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Discusses Life and the Study of Torah

Studying the Torah is one of the duties of adult Jewish males. For Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, studying Torah is a way to learn where the “lions” lie in wait and... read more >

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The values and messages in the film "Life of Pi"

A movie about a boy who survives a shipwreck in a lifeboat, alone except for a man-eating tiger, asks viewers to accept an openness to faith without preaching or proselytizing.... read more >

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Improving Worship in Christian High School Chapels

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, dedicated to renewing worship in faith communities, hosts annual symposia on worship for worship leaders. The 2012 symposium included a seminar on worship planning... read more >

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Symposium presents ideas for Improving chapel services

The consensus from a 2012 symposium on high school chapel services: Make chapel planning more collaborative. The symposium, held at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, which promotes worship renewal,... read more >

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On Being Uncomfortable in Multicultural Chapel Worship

When Ontario Christian High School students took on planning a dramatic script for a worship service, the appeal to fellow students was broad, but participating student leaders felt uncomfortable with... read more >

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Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

The traditional Holy Land village home from the time of King David until the Second World War consisted of two rooms – one for guests and one for the family.... read more >

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Christianity and the Treatment of Women in Africa

In the midst of the current intellectual debate about whether religion is beneficial in human life, Carrie A. Miles examined the impact of Christianity on the treatment of women in... read more >

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Explaining Religiously Motivated Violence

At a time when religious expression in the “public square” of the United States is being discouraged, an intriguing study argues that “the probability of religious violence increases when religious... read more >

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$2 Miilion for Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has received a grant of $2 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s...

Answering A Call For Help

Anyone who belongs to a large, extended family network that includes people living in poverty knows about that phone...

Children Worship Bibliography

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship has compiled an extensive selected bibliography of books about children and...

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