COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (RNS) Colorado Springs, known as “the Vatican of evangelical Christianity," is headquarters of dozens of conservative evangelical ministries that oppose abortion. Many condemned Friday’s shooting.
c. 2008 Religion News Service(UNDATED) Bill Gaither may not be an A-list celebrity or household name, but over a half century he has sold 20 million recordings and 20 million DVDs _ more than any other gospel performer.And the impact of this musical legend far exceeds mere sales figures.He and his wife Gloria have written […]
c. 2008 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Stories about love, lust and the undead may not seem like the best vehicle for teaching teens about faith and morality. But for Stephenie Meyer, who has been called “the Mormon Anne Rice,” her best-selling “Twilight” books and upcoming movie contain plenty of teachable moments. Meyer, a wife and […]
c. 2008 Religion News Service (UNDATED) “The Shack,” a novel of horror and healing that was rejected by more than a dozen publishers, has sold more than 2 million copies to become the bestselling religion book of the past year. Author William P. Young, who goes by Paul, says he wasn’t writing for the masses […]
c. 2008 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Oprah Winfrey has become a catalyst for a new journalistic project and increasing news coverage by conservative Christians questioning and criticizing her spiritual beliefs. Some evangelical Christians have voiced alarm that Winfrey is introducing the 46 million viewers who watch her each week to nontraditional spirituality they don’t condone. […]
c. 2000 Religion News Service DENVER _ Douglas Coupland didn’t coin the term “Generation X,” but he may as well have. Soon after the 1991 publication of his debut work of fiction, “Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture,” Coupland became an unofficial international spokesman for the Angst and ambivalence of literate, lonely post-baby boomers. […]