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  • First Hindu elected to Congress visits Orlando on Sunday

     
    Indian Americans from Central Florida will host a meet-and-greet event for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, the first Hindu elected to Congress at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, at 5200 Vineland Road, Orlando. Gabbard (D-HI), a practicing Hindu, campaigned on...
  • Congress: It’s not just for white Protestants anymore

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about the religious diversity of the 113th Congress: (RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of &#...
  • Orlando among nation’s most Hindu metro areas

     
    A study seeking to detail religious affiliation in the U.S. has determined that Orlando has one of the nation's highest percentages of residents who describe themselves as Hindu. Orlando is the 20th most Hindu metropolitan areas in the nation, according...
  • Hindus ask QuakeCon to prohibit game at festival

    Hindus ask QuakeCon to prohibit game at festival
    A religious group is asking event organizers for this week's QuakeCon 2012 Dallas festival to omit a video game it says is hurtful to Hindus. The video game SMITE takes players through an 'online battleground between mythical gods,' according to the...
  • UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel

    UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel
    In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions. Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu
    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples, a riot of color and dust with clogged streets where stray cows and dogs vie for rotting leftovers beside swanky malls. The city is ringed by...
  • Halverson: Even for Christians, Christ not the only way

    One of the things I love most about the church I serve is its openness to other religions. Some people think that being Christian is about closing everything else out and walking a very narrow path. We hear many Christians espouse that the only way to...
  • Questions in the face of Griem's answer

    Re: "Should India send a mission to Mars?” In Theory, March 3: When asked whether India should launch a scientific mission to Mars, Rev Griem says “Utterly ridiculous…India needs to feed itself, clean its filthy waterways, and get out...
  • What does happen in heaven, anyway? Does anything matter there?

     
    In the Washington Post's On Faith blog, atheist Paula Kirby uses logic to mull over a question I tossed out to readers last month about believers' conception of heaven: Many Christians claim we have no reason to care about others......
  • Newly discovered oil fuels hope and fear in Kenya

     
    Kenya has struck oil, a discovery that has fueled hope and fear in the East African country....
  • Why painting of President Obama with burning Constitution is junk

     
    Christopher Knight considers why a painting of President Obama with a burning Constitution is bad art....