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The United States has so much religious heritage that is preserved in seminaries and museums. If you can’t get to one of these spots, check your local religious university for exhibits within its walls that will he ...

Category: Religion, Christianity, Judaism

When you think about the Italian Renaissance art scene, the first names that come to mind are probably Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo or Raphael. Most of the paintings commissioned during the Renaissance period were for ...

Category: Religious Items, Christianity

If you pay attention to religious news, then you've probably seen the name Eugene Peterson in the headlines. Apparently, people should know who he is, but unless you really follow religious writings, you may not recogniz ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

In 2006, Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. As such, she was chief pastor of over 109 dioceses in 17 countries. She was the first woman to be elected to this position in the E ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

Oklahoma is part of the Bible Belt, an informal region of the southern United States in which Christianity has played an important role in society and politics. It's estimated that there are more than 3,500 churches in t ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

Halloween might be the holiday every child looks forward to all year, but Protestant churches remember October 31st as Reformation Day. It was 500 years ago that Martin Luther wrote his “Ninety-Five Theses” a ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Christianity

With nicknames like "Sin City," "The Gambling Capital of the World" and "America's Playground," Las Vegas may not seem to have much of a religious history, but there's more to Vegas than just weddings and gambling. The r ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Weddings, Christianity, Judaism

St. Augustine, Florida, holds the claim to the "oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin" in the mainland United States. It was founded in 1565 by a Spanish conquistador. The Spanish ruled the community ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

The eyes of America have been on Charlottesville. Cville, as it is colloquially known, is home to Monticello, the estate of Thomas Jefferson. Monticello is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that should be on everyone's bucket ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

The city of El Paso is memorialized in a song by Marty Robbins in 1959, but there's a lot to this community in southwest Texas along the border of Mexico. It's considered one of the safest large cities in America and has ...

Category: Religion, Christianity