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These days, many people who are not religious have a negative feeling towards religious people, particularly Christians. Many feel that people who call themselves Christians are spreading hate and judgment instead of bei ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) has been dealing with the #MeToo movement in the past few weeks. Let’s start at the beginning when concerns were raised over the then-SWBTS President Paige Patterso ...

Category: Religion, Christianity, school

A cliché is defined as “a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.” Some examples include “plenty of fish in the sea” or “think outside the box.&rdqu ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

Many traditions in the church can seem outdated, especially when you don’t understand the history behind them. If you do something because it’s rote, even if it’s part of your childhood, your heart may ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Christianity

New Year’s Day might be centered around football, parades and parties, but there’s much more to the day than the Rose Bowl and Hoppin’ John. Although these saints might not be some of the most famous, t ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

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