(RNS) — Evangelicals who are questioning often do so in isolation — but some are now looking for community. And they’re finding it in book clubs, reading the growing market of deconstructionist and justice-oriented literature.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The experience of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, founded to serve Japanese immigrants at the time of the 1918 flu epidemic, shows how Americans of faith weathered a crisis strikingly similar to this one.
c. 2005 Religion News Service MOBILE, Ala. _ While some traditional disaster responders have been faulted for their pace in the face of Hurricane Katrina, many religious organizations have quickly welcomed, clothed and fed thousands of storm victims. Their no-red-tape response follows a trend of faith-based organizations playing an increasing role in functions traditionally performed […]