(RNS) — Desmond Ford, a theology professor who was defrocked by Seventh-day Adventists after being accused of questioning the movement's core beliefs, died this week at 90. The controversy over Ford led to a schism among Adventists.
(RNS) — A state judge has ordered a Chabad house in Maryland to be torn down in a zoning dispute. Chabad leaders filed a $10 million religious land use lawsuit in response — the fifth such action filed against Baltimore County officials.
(RNS) — Two tiny clay seals attributed to King Hezekiah of Judah and an Isaiah who could be the biblical prophet have drawn global notice this year — and raised the visibility of a tiny American church involved in their discovery.
(RNS) — At a time when decommissioned houses of worship are converted into nightclubs, restaurants, or condominiums, a different kind of transformation is preserving churches and synagogues as sacred spaces.
(RNS) — The tiny, space-traveling Bible was one of 11 that left Earth's atmosphere in the care of landing module commander Edgar Mitchell, who died in 2016 on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing.
(RNS) — After the Supreme Court of Canada ruled against the accreditation of Trinity Western University's School of Law, school officials are considering making its disputed community covenant barring same-sex relationships optional.