Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – July 25

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1747 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 25 (check local listings).   Latino Converts to Islam - As Muslims around the world prepare to end their month-long Ramadan fasting, Managing Editor Kim Lawton looks at one of the fastest-growing segments of the […]

ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Launches to Bring New Urgency and Dimension to the Impact of Alzheimer’s on American Families

Washington, DC – USAgainstAlzheimer’s, the national movement committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s by 2020, today officially launched ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s, a diverse, multifaith network of clergy working to focus our nation’s attention on the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on American families. The mission of ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s is to promote dignity, compassionate care and quality of life […]

Tweet it, post it, share it: What’s your church story?

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – July 21, 2014 — Organizers of the international Back to Church Sunday® movement want to know: What’s your church story? How was your life blessed by your experiences at a church? For millions of people, church is where they learn about God. They have stories to tell about lives changed, families […]

Digital Religion Research Prominent Theme in Upcoming International Conference

The International Society for Media, Religion and Culture (ISMRC) conference held August 4-7, 2014, is the 9th in a series of events assembling an international group of interdisciplinary scholars to better understand relationships between media, society and religion and the significance of media for religion in public life. The event draws a diverse crowd of […]

FairMormon Tackles Challenging Issues at Annual Conference

Provo, UT: FairMormon has announced that the 16th annual FairMormon Conference will be held at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah on August 7-8th 2014. This conference, which has been growing in popularity and size each year, will be tackling controversial issues that have sometimes challenged the faith of those within the international […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – July 18

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1746 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 18 (check local listings).  Surge of Migrant Children -As thousands of children fleeing the violence and poverty of Central America continue to flood into the Southwest, […]

Senator Bill Frist, M.D., and Melinda Gates Lead Community Conversation at Belmont University on Saving Lives of Mothers and Children in Developing World

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, July 15, 2014 – Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today, led a community conversation on “The Mother & Child Project: Simple Steps to Saving Lives in the Developing World,” on the campus of […]

Washington National Cathedral to Honor WWI Centennial with Liturgical Resources

WASHINGTON – To mark the centennial anniversary of the First World War that began 100 years ago this month on July 28, 1914, Washington National Cathedral has created a collection of resources for worship in response to this important historical milestone. The liturgical resources, which were developed by the Rev. Canon Gina Campbell, the Cathedral’s […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – July 11

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1745 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 11 (check local listings). Saving Infants in Vietnam – Too often in the past, infants died in Vietnam because the breathing machines and other devices that […]

Amazing new discoveries that change everything about the location of Solomon’s Temple

In a book that is being heralded as an “investigative masterpiece” with outstanding archeological and prophetic implications,” TEMPLE, by Robert Cornuke, presents a compelling case that Solomon’s Temple was never built on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, rather, approximately a quarter-mile south in the City of David. Cornuke, president of the Bible Archaeology Search and […]