Drought vs. devotion

Pastor fights for his flock in farming town where faith is drying up

Subscriber onlyThe Rev. Bernard Gabbott bumped along on a road so remote the asphalt had given way to gravel, heading out to see a farmer who had been working seven days a week, straining to keep his cattle and sheep fed. Continue reading...

Meat labs pursue a once-impossible goal

Subscriber onlyRabbi Gavriel Price has thousands of years of Jewish religious law to draw on when he is on the job, determining whether a new food item can get a kosher certification from his organization, the Orthodox Union. Continue reading...

Einstein letter belittling God expected to go for $1 million

Subscriber onlyA letter in which Albert Einstein explicitly rejected God and religion will be auctioned in December for the second time since the famous physicist wrote it in 1954. Continue reading...

100 years ago 'future suddenly became visible'

Subscriber onlyOne of the most famous tales of World War I began when a fantasy fiction writer wrote a story in 1914 about British soldiers crying for help while facing overwhelming German forces near Mons, in France. Continue reading...

CALENDAR

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LR lawyer, mother to sign Tears book

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock lawyer Pat Hays will sign copies of her book My Tears in His Bottle: Prayers From the Heart of a Special Needs' Mom, from 2-3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 11500 Financial Centre Parkway, Little Rock. Continue reading...

Local notes

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Rebranded

Mormon Tabernacle Choir changes name

Subscriber onlyFor generations it was known as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Continue reading...

'Every soul counts': Director of Arkansas rehabilitation program to be honored for commitment to current, former inmates

Subscriber onlyScott McLean stood at a microphone in a wooded area of Burns Park in North Little Rock last Saturday, kidding a group of former inmates and their relatives. Continue reading...

CBN enters the world of 24-hour news

Subscriber onlyA Christian TV network has entered the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting. Continue reading...

RELIGION NEWS BRIEFS

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Cardinal in sex scandal sequestered in Kansas

Subscriber onlyThe Cathedral of the Plains can be seen long before Interstate 70 reaches Victoria, with its Romanesque spires rising out of the vast west Kansas horizon. Continue reading...

Religion calendar

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Local notes

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Holding faith accountable

Respect not enough; show up, stand up

Subscriber onlyAt an event not long ago, someone asked me, "Why is the Episcopal Church the only church showing up at these things?" Continue reading...