Harlem shuffle

Muslim heritage tour through gentrified borough emphasizes forgotten history

Subscriber onlyMalcolm X Boulevard in Harlem around 125th Street is now lined with artisanal French restaurants, wood-fired pizza joints and brunch places serving kale salad. Continue reading...

Is a biblical food the next foodie fad?

Subscriber onlyLast year, as Todd Gray and his wife, Ellen Kassoff, prepared to open their 165-seat, Mediterranean-inspired restaurant at the Museum of the Bible, they faced a culinary conundrum. Continue reading...

Professor explores faith, will in Guide

Subscriber onlyDonna Bowman sees theological questions everywhere. Continue reading...

Psychotherapist spent life exposing clergy's secrets

Subscriber onlyThe last thing an American bishop wanted to see was a letter from the relentless A.W. Richard Sipe, who spent more than a half-century studying the sexual secrets of Catholic clergy. Continue reading...

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Church celebrates 175th anniversary

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Still small voice

Put aside ‘roommate’ to hear God’s words

Subscriber onlyI was facilitating a retreat on "Leading With Soul" for chaplains in Canada. One of the topics was listening for God's guidance through such spiritual practices as contemplative prayer. Continue reading...

Local notes

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Building reborn

Historic Walnut Grove church reopens as chapel

Subscriber onlyThe historic Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church on Arkansas 170, near Farmington, closed its doors five years ago, but it has found new life with a new owner and a new purpose. Continue reading...

God forbid

Hard-line Chinese President Xi Jinping is bedeviling Christians and cracking down on their churches

Subscriber onlyThe 62-year-old Chinese shopkeeper had waited nearly his entire adult life to see his dream of building a church come true -- a brick house with a sunny courtyard and spacious hall with room for 200 believers. Continue reading...

Orthodox Jews allow female rabbis

Subscriber onlyTaking on positions as clergy in a tradition where women have never been clergy before, they have adopted a variety of titles. Some call themselves rosh kehilah, meaning "head of the community." Some go by maharat. Rabbanit. Rabba. And even rabbi. Continue reading...

Does 'dignity' rhetoric include LGBT people?

Subscriber onlyStarting in the 1970s, New Ways Ministry leaders crisscrossed America urging Catholics to believe that somehow, someday, the Vatican would repent of what they saw as the church's dangerous doctrines on homosexuality. Continue reading...

Rights leader Meredith: Live by Ten Commandments

Subscriber onlyJames Meredith is a civil rights legend who resists neatly defined narratives. Continue reading...

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Lessons from campaign

Don’t rush to judgment; truth always prevails

Subscriber onlyAbout a year and half ago, I decided to do something that I never imagined I would -- I decided to run for Congress. I'm just a regular guy without political connections, but a providential series of events seemed to come together pointing me in the direction of getting involved in the political process. I ended up losing badly -- which wasn't unexpected -- but it was still an experience I wouldn't trade. Continue reading...

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