(RNS) — The revelation that Ethiopian Christianity possibly had links to the Protestant Reformation is a game-changer for what is generally thought to be an exclusively European phenomenon. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Imagine if our country cultivated an environment in which the most commonly asked question of a young person turning 18 or just graduating from college was not 'Where are you going to college?' or 'Where are you going to work?' but 'Where are you going to serve?,' writes E. Robert Goodkind.
(RNS) — 'Separation from the BSA will allow the church to continue distinct programs for boys and girls, each designed to train the next generation in their designated gender roles,' writes Benjamin Park.
CAIRO (RNS) — 'We need to stop viewing this harassment toward us with pride and saying terrorism gives us a chance to play the same role our ancestors did like in those Sunday school stories about the torture of martyrs,' said Bassem Al-Janoubie, an Egyptian Coptic Christian.
(RNS) — 'The ruling breaks nearly 65 years of precedent and threatens churches across the country with nearly $1 billion in new taxes. It will also have devastating effects on pastors like me,' writes Chris Butler.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A student alleges that the players put him in the back seat of a car and — with Middle Eastern music playing — made offensive comments about Muslims and told him that he was being kidnapped by Muslims.
(USA Today) — Others continued to question the delay in Trump speaking out against racism. 'The President of the United States should not have to be publicly shamed into condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists,' Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., tweeted.