Religion and Spirituality

musician builds an arch | Independent from New Haven

“Build yourself an ark,” written by David Sasso, slips into his waltz time with an easy swing, a breath of a mandolin. But Sasso’s voice carries instructions: “Gather some gopher wood and build yourself an ark.” It is an immediate reference to the story of Noah’s Flood, but it is …

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Why are the Snowdens polygamous?

In the United States, the religious practice of polygynous polygamy (a.k.a. one man and several women) is primarily associated with fundamentalist Mormons. Only one family member on TLC’s current season Seeking sisters wives fits into this belief system (the Winders), but most of them mention religion and spirituality as the …

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Buddha’s Legacy and Second Coming

Unparalleled heritage Six years of unwavering courage, hard work and endless spiritual pursuit transformed a human into a divine figure – Siddhartha became Buddha, an enlightened being. Its opposition to the most cherished concepts that prevail – the Vedas (especially the Karma Kanda section), Soul and God – earned him …

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Religious News | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW CHURCH INAUGURATION: A New Church, Pentecost International Worship Center, 2250 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, will be holding a grand opening Sunday at 10 a.m. The speaker is Apostle John Ofori. The theme is “Revived to make disciples”. Former President Abanquah Forson with District Pastor Reverend Eric Ofori of the …

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Turkish mosque; George Floyd Birthday

(RNS) – Each week, Religion News Service features a photo gallery of religious expressions from around the world. This week’s photo gallery includes the completion of a new Turkish mosque in Istanbul, the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder and more. Note: RNS expands photos of the week to include photos …

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Religion, a key topic for millennial moms during the pandemic

WASHINGTON (RNS) —Religion has been a major topic of conversation between mothers and their children during the pandemic, according to an annual State of Maternity Survey from Motherly, a website focused on millennial motherhood. The report, released earlier this month, showed that around 31% of mothers said they discussed religious …

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Large Jewish products – Access and distribution requires work – notices

Judaism has excellent products, but insufficient quality access or distribution and the Pew report “American Jews in 2020” clearly shows this. People traditionally linked to Judaism are increasing dramatically, and the number of disconnected people is also increasing, both of whom need more support. This new research shows that the …

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America can be better if we try

For the publisher: The only way for me to pronounce or write the word “hate” is: “I hate hate”. In my daily interactions with my fellow Americans, I seem to be constitutionally incapable of judging anyone for being different from me, a white man who never understood the other two …

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