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Timothy Isaiah Cho

Timothy Isaiah Cho is an author at Religion News Service.

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It’s time for Christians to confront white supremacy in our churches

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — May 1, 2019
(RNS) — Our tradition has not done enough to provide a clear message that makes a white supremacist choose whom to follow this day – Jesus or whiteness.

Groups Hope to Make Bottled Water a Moral Issue

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — December 16, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Thou shalt not murder. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife. Thou shalt not … drink bottled water? Rooted in the notion that clean drinking water, like air, is a God-given resource that shouldn’t be packaged and sold, a fledgling campaign against the bottling of water has sprung […]

10 Minutes With … Justin Cannon

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — November 23, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service (UNDATED) At just 22 years old, Justin Cannon is the founder of RainbowChristians.com, perhaps the first and only gay Christian dating Web site. As a college student, Cannon struggled with self-hate as he tried to reconcile his homosexuality with his Christian beliefs. In 2005, he launched TruthSetsFree.net, an informational site […]

Book Explores Why _ and How _ the World Prays

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — November 16, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Gandhi swore by it, saying he could do without food for days _ but not a single moment without prayer. Prayer can lead us to confuse God with Santa Claus, Rabbi Harold Kushner wrote. Or it can make one feel foolish and artificial, 19th century philosopher William James once […]

Renegade Archbishop Rejects Excommunication

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — November 14, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo, the renegade Zambian cleric who was excommunicated for ordaining four bishops without Vatican approval, said Wednesday (Sept. 26) that he will continue to function as an archbishop regardless of what the Vatican says. Milingo, who has angered church officials with his on-again, off-again marriage to […]

Exhibits Coast to Coast Feed Hunger for Biblical History

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — November 2, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ A box believed to contain the remains of the son of Simon of Cyrene _ the man the Bible says carried Jesus’ cross to his crucifixion _ is traveling the U.S. Meanwhile, curators are preparing the earliest-known manuscript of the Ten Commandments for display next year in San […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses Reflect on Holocaust Fate

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — October 11, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ A simple signature would have set her free. Alone in a prison cell, 17-year-old Magdalena Kusserow Reuter awaited the guard, knowing that she would relinquish her freedom to the Nazis if she did not do what she was asked. But signing the required form would mean renouncing her […]

Indonesian Rock Star Aims to Fight Militant Islam

By Timothy Isaiah Cho — October 4, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service (UNDATED) To the millions of Indonesian youths who sell out his concerts, Ahmad Dhani is a superstar who has commanded the nation’s rock scene for over a decade. But the charismatic leader of Dewa, one of Indonesia’s top bands, isn’t just any entertainer crooning about the heartaches of romantic love. […]
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