Holly Lebowitz Rossi is an author at Religion News Service.
Breath, the divine metaphor, becomes a hallmark of America’s twin crises
(RNS) — The normally simple, normally unconscious act of drawing breath has come to define the United States’ most pressing problems. What the world’s faith traditions have to say about the meaning of our first act as humans.
For synagogues, High Holidays welcome is complicated by security needs
BOSTON (RNS) — At a time of year when people who rarely attend show up, or when people show up for the first time, balancing friendliness and safety becomes especially tricky.
How to save the world: Schedule some awe in your summer vacation
(RNS) – Travel, experts say, can change lives, especially trips to destinations that elicit a sense of awe and wonder. The feelings that take us out of ourselves foster positive social relationships, lower stress and cultivate overall well-being that could benefit society.
Billy Graham leaves a positive interfaith legacy, with a few blemishes
(RNS) — One of them was his anti-Semitic remarks made in a taped conversation with President Nixon.