(RNS) — News of Wilson’s passing followed a series of tweets he posted throughout the day Monday that dealt with suicide, including a post encouraging followers to remember that even though loving Jesus doesn’t cure mental illnesses, he does offer companionship and comfort.
(RNS) — Researchers attributed some of the findings to coverage of violent conflict or Islamist groups, but also noted a lack of obituaries and wedding announcements about Muslims.
(RNS) — Despite his seminal book on religion among Baby Boomers, his former students say Roof’s most lasting presence will likely be felt in those he mentored.
(RNS) — What Morrison taught us is that the holy is both radically immanent and transcendent and in too much of our religious and theological thought we focus on the transcendent — at our peril.
(RNS) — Rob said that being willing to die was different than accepting death. He did not want to make friends with death. Instead, he called it the 'final evil' — which he, as a Christian, was willing to endure.
(RNS) — A philosopher and longtime defender of conservative Christian beliefs, Geisler founded the International Society of Christian Apologetics in 2006.
(RNS) — Evans repeatedly made the best-seller lists with wise and funny chronicles of her faith, doubt, honest questions and evolving beliefs.
HOUSTON (AP) — Bush will be honored with a funeral at Washington’s National Cathedral, the White House said Saturday, and President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will attend.
(RNS) — The longtime Arizona Republican senator, a former prisoner of war who embraced patriotism loudly and religion quietly, died Saturday (Aug. 25) at the age of 81.
(RNS) — Roth was a literary archaeologist who dug deep into his imagination and memory to re-create the American Jewish milieu of his youth.
(RNS) — Though Roth was an avowed atheist, Judaism was a perennial theme in much of his work.
(AP) — The seminary Rabbi Aaron Panken led is the leading institution for the training of rabbis in the Reform movement, the largest stream of Judaism in the U.S.
(RNS) — His theology contrasted sharply with traditional views by articulating God’s identification with U.S. blacks.
(RNS) — His nonbelief was more of a slow simmer than Richard Dawkins' explosive ire.