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Diane Winston

Diane Winston is an author at Religion News Service.

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Refugee to refugee, Afghan resettlement worker draws from faith and experience

By Diane Winston — July 22, 2022
(RNS) — With a flood of Afghan refugees after the fall of Kabul, the Muslim head of resettlement services for a Jewish-led agency offers understanding and familiarity.

How can Christians support Donald Trump?

By Diane Winston — December 17, 2018
(RNS) — One answer to the question 'Why do evangelicals support Trump?' is that they don't, or at least not all of them.

For many South Korean Christians, reunification is a religious goal

By Diane Winston — June 11, 2018
Many Christian South Koreans see reunification of the Korean peninsula as a religious goal as much as a political one. And if reunification, as opposed to reconciliation, seems an uphill struggle, they believe that with faith anything is possible.

How a group of California nuns challenged the Catholic Church

By Diane Winston — December 7, 2017
(The Conversation) — California in the 1960s was the epicenter for spiritual experimentation. And among those looking for personal and social transformation, the unlikeliest seekers may have been a small community of Roman Catholic religious: the Immaculate Heart Sisters.

Can ‘Game of Thrones’ teach us about the meaning of life?

By Diane Winston — September 23, 2017
(The Conversation) — 'Game of Thrones' storytelling gives its audience the opportunity to contemplate and debate fundamental concerns about the meaning of human life – issues that are central to all world religions.

COMMENTARY: Yale Five bring diversity debate to private universities

By Diane Winston — January 1, 1997
c. 1997 Religion News Service (Diane Winston is a visiting fellow at the Princeton Center for the Study of American Religion). UNDATED _ Two weeks after the fall semester began, a group of religiously observant Yale undergraduates, likening their dorms to a latter-day Sodom and Gomorrah, asked to live off-campus. University officials refused, saying the […]
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