Obama’s Muslim outreach named top religion story of 2009

The nation’s religion journalists named President Obama’s June speech to the Muslim world  in Cairo as the top religion story of the year.

Popular Christian author takes faith, but not himself, seriously

Author Donald Miller’s best-selling 2003 memoir, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality, is being made into a movie. It will reflect his slightly warped sense of humor as it recounts Miller's growing up fatherless, struggling with relationships and finding a Christian faith that wrestles with Jesus, the church and cultural stereotypes.

Faith Digest: American Christians dabble in New Age

Nearly one-fourth of the self-identified Christians in the United States delve into a range of Eastern or New Age beliefs, a new study shows.

Fear of flu prompts panic in cautious congregations

The H1N1 flu pandemic is shaking up religious communities and disrupting worship life. But when does caution veer into paranoia? And what is lost when faith becomes fear?

Most American Protestant pastors view Islam as ‘dangerous’

Two-thirds of Protestant pastors in the United States believe Islam is a dangerous religion, according to survey results released by LifeWay Research. The survey, however, did not explore the issues behind their concern.
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