(RNS) — Prominent evangelical Christians shared their appreciation for the apologist as news spread earlier this month he had returned home to Atlanta from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where he had been receiving treatment for cancer.
(RNS) — ‘I consider my music sacred,’ the performer of songs like ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘Long Tall Sally’ once told an interviewer.
(RNS) — ‘He was a champion for civil rights, a challenger of injustice, a dear friend to the King family,’ the King Center tweeted.
(RNS) — The Chicago Sun-Times' longtime religion editor, who died this week at 90, taught us that we could be both hard-nosed reporters and decent people.
(RNS) — Though she was known mostly as the woman behind Evans, his church and ‘The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans’ broadcast, Lois Evans also served on the National Religious Broadcasters board.
(RNS) — Pioneering the use of psychedelic drugs as spiritual practice, he also explored Buddhism and Hinduism, which took him to India and resulted in his 1971 best-selling book ‘Be Here Now.’
(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.