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Daniel Howell

Daniel Howell is an author at Religion News Service.

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Falwell’s gun remarks at Liberty U. are on target (COMMENTARY)

By Daniel Howell — December 7, 2015
LYNCHBURG, Va. (RNS) Unbelievers and others lacking knowledge about the true character of God sometimes refer to Christ’s moniker as the Prince of Peace to conclude that Christianity must be a wimpy, defenseless teaching.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Bringing religion to the `wasteland’ of TV

By Daniel Howell — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service UNDATED _ Over the past 18 months, three 30-minute weekly religion news shows strode boldly onto television, famously called the”wasteland”several decades ago. The trio are serious efforts to report on the moral and ethical dimensions of society. That’s good. But the question is: Does anyone know they are there? Certainly […]

NEWS ANALYSIS: Church-labor coalition forms in mushroom organizing effort

By Daniel Howell — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service UNDATED _ More than two years after the largest mushroom producer in the Southeastern United States fired 85 of its 600-plus workers for demonstrating to form a union, the battle between Quincy Farms and its workers continues unabated. The company _ located outside Quincy, Fla., some 30 miles west of […]

NEWS FEATURE: Conference: Social justice needs to be part of environmental movement

By Daniel Howell — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ As the religious community becomes increasingly involved in the environmental movement, it must not forget its commitment to social justice, especially the problems of the poor, according to an international panel of theologians and ethicists. Many African-Americans, black liberation theologian James Cone said, think”white people care more […]

NEWS STORY: Castro praises pope, reflects on faith in meeting with U.S. editors

By Daniel Howell — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service HAVANA _ A reflective Fidel Castro praised Pope John Paul II and spoke openly of his own feelings about religion and his religious upbringing during a recent wide-ranging interview with a delegation of U.S. newspaper editors. Castro has long had an ambiguous relationship to religion, despite his record of religious […]

NEWS FEATURE: Pastor and prison inmate: protest was `holy obedience’

By Daniel Howell — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service ALDERSON, W. Va. _”Something about ordinary people going to jail for what they believe energizes others,”Carol Richardson, a United Methodist minister, said quietly as she sat in the visitors center at the Alderson federal prison for women where she is an inmate.”It reminds me of a sign I saw when […]
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