(RNS) Christian women online have found new platforms to teach, preach and connect. "God isn't trademarked," says Sarah Bessey.
(RNS) — And the president himself tops the list of religion newsmakers of the year — despite his lack of church attendance and biblical literacy.
(RNS) — Despite all the hype during the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the spiritual father of Baptists, Huldrych Zwingli, it turns out, is far more important to modern Christianity than Martin Luther or John Calvin.
(The Conversation) — In the early 1900s, ambitious Protestants in the U.S. attempted the unthinkable.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The co-chairs of the U.S. Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue celebrated their accomplishments even as they acknowledged remaining differences.
(RNS) — Ecumenism did so much during the last century to heal the divisions among Christians. (COMMENTARY)
BERLIN (AP) — In remembrance of the 500th anniversary, Reformation Day is a public holiday in Germany this year.
Reformation season is a time for much accusing of ancestors, from Columbus to Thomas Jefferson, now remembered as slavers, or, to be relevant, Luther, for his call for violence against rebelling peasants or his utterly, utterly repugnant anti-Judaic latter-day outlook and writings. We historians study such features of the lives of ancestors, to learn and gain the resolve to promote a “change of heart.”
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (RNS) — Working to bring Christians back together has taught me about our shared faith and how it can still light the world.
(RNS) — Family spats are unpleasant, especially when they persist for five centuries. At some point, most families wonder if reconciliation is possible. Among Christians, now is such a moment.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — His meticulous paintings of Christian themes, saturated with emotion and glistening with color, were everything the iconoclast reformers railed against.
(RNS) — The revelation that Ethiopian Christianity possibly had links to the Protestant Reformation is a game-changer for what is generally thought to be an exclusively European phenomenon. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Should Jews mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation? Yes. But.....
(RNS) — Two theology professors — one Catholic, one Protestant — get to the heart of what divides them: how they reason from the Bible.
BERLIN (RNS) — Most visitors to events in Germany marking this year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation probably didn’t expect to find an exhibition setting out just how extensively the Nazis used Luther to justify their anti-Semitism and nationalism.