A roundup of analysis, insights and top headlines from the world of faith.
(RNS) — Tax avoidance is not a new topic for God's faithful: The Old Testament prophet Amos condemned the wealthy of his generation for the same tactics.
(RNS) — Let’s avoid adding more fuel to the culture wars. God should not be a political football.
(RNS) — A rabbi shot in an anti-Semitic attack published an oped in the Times days after the paper apologized for a anti-Semitic cartoon, a testament to the unique place the paper holds in American, and American Jewish, life.
Those cartoons that portrayed Bibi and Trump as blind are using one of the most significant antisemitic tropes in history. Now you know.
Hanukkah Harry? Bah, humbug!
(RNS) — 'There are simply fewer religion writers today. They have either been laid off or jumped ship before they got pushed out.'
Whether or not Judaism is liberalism, it still must speak to the world.
How “religious” are the “religious” when they make political or consumer choices? How “secular” are the “secular” when they want to do justice to American culture and society by simply overlooking religion and the religious?
By sidestepping the elements of the story that have outraged Americans, it’s as if the editorial board is trying to prove true the conservatives who claim their paper is run by left-leaning elitists.
On sensitive moral and theological matters, the "New York Times" columnist is ready to share his thinking. But not completely.
The New York Times columnist argues church leaders should be “made” to abandon their views on same-sex relationships. If liberals want to energize their opposition, this is exactly the kind of thing that will do it.
The evangelical adoption movement is under attack, mostly from the left.