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Nicodemus, the mystery man of Holy Week - Religion News Service

Nicodemus, the mystery man of Holy Week - Religion News Service | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
(RNS) The Bible tells us little about Nicodemus. But Christians have found ways to dramatize his journey from skeptical Pharisee to the foot of the cross.
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Six Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

Six Ways Your Phone Is Changing You | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone at Macworld Expo 2007, and I got my first one a year later. I can’t remember life without it.
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Discipleship and Celebration | The Living Church

Discipleship and Celebration | The Living Church | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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FatherMichael has forwarded this.

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Paul Buhle on His "Big and Useful" New Collaboration, "Radical Jesus"

Paul Buhle on His "Big and Useful" New Collaboration, "Radical Jesus" | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Paul Buhle talks to Truthout about 'Radical Jesus,' his new collaboration and 'graphic history of faith,' and its ties to current activism.
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Alone, Yet Not Alone - NYTimes.com

Alone, Yet Not Alone - NYTimes.com | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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Top 10 Religion Stories Of 2013

Top 10 Religion Stories Of 2013 | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
2013 was a huge year for religion news. The transition of power in the Vatican, church state issues in the United States, and religious tension in the Middle East were just a few of the reasons that religion was so often propelled onto the front...
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One God, one Lord: How Paul redefines monotheism | The Christian Century

One God, one Lord: How Paul redefines monotheism | The Christian Century | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
How can Paul navigate the choppy waters of a pagan environment, with its idols and temples? The obvious place to start is the Shema.
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The Cultural Captivity of Christianity: The Poisoning of the Church

The Cultural Captivity of Christianity: The Poisoning of the Church | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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Wynton Marsalis Goes Back To Church For 'Abyssinian Mass'

Wynton Marsalis Goes Back To Church For 'Abyssinian Mass' | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
The trumpeter and bandleader is touring his gospel-jazz Abyssinian Mass — with a 70-voice choir.
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Five Things You Might Have Missed on 'Poverty Day' | The Poverty Line, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

Five Things You Might Have Missed on 'Poverty Day' | The Poverty Line, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
The annual release of the Census poverty data is the one day the mainstream media will discuss poverty. But here are five other important findings you might have missed that week.
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Panera CEO learns about hunger on his food stamp diet

Panera CEO learns about hunger on his food stamp diet | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Panera CEO Ron Shaich thought he knew a thing or two about hunger until he lived for a week eating food that was affordable on food stamps.
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Study: women influential in early Christianity have been 'airbrushed' from history (Wired UK)

Study: women influential in early Christianity have been 'airbrushed' from history (Wired UK) | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Women who were highly influential in the rise of Christianity have been "airbrushed" out of history, according to book that's a result of a five-year study into the subject
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New DOJ Drug Sentencing Reforms Outlined By Eric Holder

New DOJ Drug Sentencing Reforms Outlined By Eric Holder | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department will avoid charging certain low-level and nonviolent drug offenders with crimes that carry mandatory minimums, Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Monday.
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An attack on the New Jim Crow?

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How Robert Bellah (1927-2013) Changed the Study of Religion - Religion Dispatches

How Robert Bellah (1927-2013) Changed the Study of Religion - Religion Dispatches | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
How Robert Bellah (1927-2013) Changed the Study of Religion
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Moreover, it showed how concepts from Western scholars such as Max Weber could be applied to different cultures around the world.
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Early Praise for “postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?”

Early Praise for “postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?” | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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Don't Miss The Best Blogs Of 2013

Don't Miss The Best Blogs Of 2013 | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
The spiritual wisdom and religious insights of the bloggers from all faith backgrounds at HuffPost Religion continued to provide the life's blood of the site in 2013.
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Good news about the ‘spiritual but not religious’

Good news about the ‘spiritual but not religious’ | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Opinion by Linda Mercadante, special to CNN (CNN) -- Despite the ongoing decline in American religious institutions, the meteoric rise in people who claim to be “spiritual but not religious” should be seen positively -- especially by religious...
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Why men have stopped singing in church

Why men have stopped singing in church | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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We are at a crossroads for women in the church | National Catholic Reporter

We are at a crossroads for women in the church | National Catholic Reporter | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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The Cultural Captivity of Christianity: The Poisoning of the Church

The Cultural Captivity of Christianity: The Poisoning of the Church | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
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Sermons stretch as biblical literacy wanes

Sermons stretch as biblical literacy wanes | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Inform. Inspire. Engage
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The Preacher has a problem

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Church Stereotypes, According to Google: What millions and millions of searches reveal about Internet users' perceptions.

Church Stereotypes, According to Google: What millions and millions of searches reveal about Internet users' perceptions. | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
What millions and millions of searches reveal about Internet users' perceptions.
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Pretty general, but interesting

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12 Things You Can Do To Fight Poverty Right Now | Activism, The Poverty Line, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

12 Things You Can Do To Fight Poverty Right Now | Activism, The Poverty Line, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
We’re proud to collaborate with The Nation in sharing insightful journalism related to income inequality in America. The following is an excerpt from
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Clergy Anger & the Urgency of a True Spiritual Life

Clergy Anger & the Urgency of a True Spiritual Life | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
As I coach pastors, one of the most pervasive issues is clergy anger. Anger, of course, is just one half of the vicious cycle of anger-depression. Clergy are more likely to admit…
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Marcia Owen: Affirming the dignity of people suffering from violence

Marcia Owen: Affirming the dignity of people suffering from violence | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Justice and healing from violence are best approached by simply being with those who are suffering, says a United Methodist layperson who directs a faith-based organization called the Religious Colation for a Nonviolent Durham.
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Attack on Religion Scholar Puts His Book on Jesus in the Spotlight - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Attack on Religion Scholar Puts His Book on Jesus in the Spotlight - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Religion and Culture | Scoop.it
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Attack on Religion Scholar Puts His Book on Jesus in the Spotlight Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) He has parlayed his three degrees in religion, including a master's degree from Harvard...
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