BOSTON (RNS) — The data will help individuals hoping to trace back their family ancestry, as well as historians, genealogists, economists and other scholars looking for bulk data for their research.
(The Conversation) — Pope Francis has expressed sympathy with the victims of clergy sex abuse, but an important reason for crisis is the church’s Code of Canon law, which the pope alone can change.
LONDON (RNS) — Work has begun on a new library to house the biggest collection of religious works in the world, outside the Vatican. It is the first edifice in 100 years to be built on the grounds of Lambeth Palace, home of the archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Church of England and the global Anglican Communion.
The release of Edwards’ work comes at a moment of renewed interest in the preacher. But can a message that focuses on the damnation of sinners and torments of hell awaken the modern masses like it did for Edwards and others?
The mega-church pastor has a new message about poverty, wealth, and the prosperity gospel.
Charles Spurgeon is revered among conservative Christians, but many don't know he was politically liberal.