LOS ANGELES (RNS) — 'A Dog’s Journey' plumbs dark topics, including domestic abuse, alcohol abuse and child abandonment as a route to portray redemption and forgiveness.
Books and films on heaven and near-death experiences came under scrutiny in 2015. Theologian Scot McKnight says that the topic has become muddled with myths and extra-biblical notions.
The “Every Living Thing” initiative will begin a yearlong effort to engage Christians in dialogue around the biblical mandate to care for animals.
(RNS) It is at the supermarket, not the pearly gates, where we grapple with pressing ethical and theological dilemmas about nonhuman animals.
(RNS) The New York Times was the biggest of several outlets relating an apocryphal tale about pets, paradise, and Pope Francis. Here's how, and why, it happened.
I didn't overflow with love for our new puppy at first. I just wanted to keep her alive. And that was enough.