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Nashville: The One That Got Away

By Roxanne Stone — December 7, 2023
(RNS) — Before there was New York City, both Katelyn and Roxy flirted with Nashville. The draw was real, y'all.
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Mushrooms and Misbehaving Men + Gloria Purvis on Black Lives Matter

By Roxanne Stone — November 30, 2023
A religion beat roundup. Plus, Gloria Purvis on why racial justice should be an extension of the church’s holistic pro-life ethic.

How should Jews think about war?

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 28, 2023
(RNS) — As the old rock song put it: ‘War — what is it good for?’ It is a very old question and it is not easy to answer.

Houston’s Hindu youth will soon have a summer campsite of their own

By Richa Karmarkar — November 24, 2023
(RNS) — The Texas Hindu Campsite is set to open by the summer of 2024, just one year before the Hindu Heritage Youth Camp's 40-year anniversary.

Best of: The Revolutionary Power of a Shared Meal + Alissa Wilkinson

By Roxanne Stone — November 22, 2023
For this Thanksgiving, we return to a favorite episode about food, hosting and the power of conversations around a dinner table.

Claiborne, Barber, Budde among Christian leaders calling for Gaza cease-fire at White House vigil

By Jack Jenkins — November 21, 2023
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'We must join forces with Jews and Christians and Muslims around the world who are calling for a cease-fire in Gaza, and the safe return of all hostages and civilian prisoners," said the Rev. William Barber II.

In Bosnia, gentile musicians work to preserve the country’s Sephardic Jewish tradition

By David I. Klein — November 20, 2023
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (RNS) — A cadre of Bosnian musicians have realized that with the death of Ladino music's most famous singer, an essential part of Bosnian culture was in danger of being lost forever.

The Menfolk Aren’t Doing So Hot. Why Should We Care?

By Roxanne Stone — November 16, 2023
Men are lagging in almost every measure of success. What's going on? Christine Emba joins to discuss this masculinity crisis — and why it matters for women.

What’s your story? A new podcast reveals the depth of the Jewish narrative

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 10, 2023
To those who think that Jewish culture is only happening in North America and Israel: You're wrong.

Pope Francis to join other clergy at first ‘Faith Pavilion’ at climate summit

By Adelle M. Banks — November 9, 2023
(RNS) — ‘This demonstrates the significance of the interfaith movement in helping to tackle the climate emergency,’ said one faith leader about the pavilion.

Why I Chose to Have a Baby on My Own + Annie Parsons

By Roxanne Stone — November 9, 2023
Katelyn and Roxy talk to a friend who made the decision to put dating on hold and become a mother on her own. We discuss process, finances, a bit of theology and a lot of love.

Brandeis University bans campus chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine

By Yonat Shimron — November 7, 2023
(RNS) — The university notified the student group on Monday (Nov. 6) that it will no longer recognize the group ‘because it openly supports Hamas, which the United States has designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.’

The Gospel According to James Baldwin with author Greg Garrett

By Jonathan Woodward — November 7, 2023
State of Belief host Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush talks with Greg Garrett, author of the new book The Gospel According to James Baldwin; and Religion News Service journalists Adelle Banks and Jack Jenkins.
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