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  • “The Bible Experience” comes to New York March 20-27

     
    You certainly don't have to be a biblical scholar to be a fan of History's blockbuster drama series The Bible — which continues tonight at 8pm ET — but those who are of the more studious persuasion will be happy to hear about a chance to see...
  • No bull: Pope Francis in his own words

     
    Excerpts below from: Pope Francisco writes to La Repubblica: "An open dialogue with non-believers" (Sept. 4, 2013) Encyclical letter Lumen Feidei of the Supreme Pontiff Francis to the bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated persons and the lay faithful. On...
  • Confession? There's an app for that

    Q. A new app for the iPhone and iPad allows people to make confession with a virtual priest. According to its makers, the “Confession: A Roman Catholic App,” which is on sale at Apple's iTunes store, offers “a personalized examination of...
  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • In Theory: Honor code violation -- making the punishment fit the crime

    Q. Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
  • On Faith: What's in a name?

    A name is the means by which we are identified. In the olden days, many times the name took the form of one's origin or occupation: Joseph the carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, Joan of Arc. In Scandinavian genealogy, we run across patronymics. A son or...
  • Foods at the heart of Easter celebrations in Scandinavia

    Foods at the heart of Easter celebrations  in Scandinavia
    Easter in Scandinavia, like many holiday celebrations in this part of the world, is a colorful patchwork of customs, including bits and pieces of a lot of things: Passover, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Easter bunny, cute witches, huge...
  • Joe Surf: Faith finds a place in surfing

    Joe Surf: Faith finds a place in surfing
    Show me a beach with a wave, and I'll show you a surf school. But not all surf schools are alike. Most of them will teach you about paddling out, getting into a lineup, wave judgment, surf etiquette, etc., but Laguna Beach has a surf school that's...
  • Doyle McManus: Shifting sands of religion and politics

    Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations. Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
  • For Prayer Event, Perry Teams With Controversial Group

    For Prayer Event, Perry Teams With Controversial Group
    Texas Tribune Gov. Rick Perry, who has made economic populism the cornerstone of his political ambition in Texas, has jumped headfirst into America’s culture war as he ponders whether to run for president of the United States. Perry has asked one...
  • 'Lord, keep our bones safe as we skate'

     'Lord, keep our bones safe as we skate'
    It was sundown in a mostly deserted parking lot tucked off Westminster Boulevard. The skateboarders had stopped, as they do every Thursday, to listen to the man with the Bible. A single lamppost shone over the makeshift skate park, where ramps and...