FairMormon Expects Record Crowds at Annual Conference Addressing Challenges to Faith

Provo, UT — FairMormon, a non-profit organization that distributes information in defense of Mormonism, is holding its 17th annual FairMormon Conference at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah on August 6-7th 2015. Conference organizers have seen an early rush of registrations, setting expectations for a record in-person and video streaming attendance. The FairMormon Conference draws […]

Brand New Matthew Kelly Book Invites Readers to Rediscover Jesus

CINCINNATI (July 29, 2015) – Matthew Kelly, a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author, announces new book, Rediscover Jesus, for hardcover release on August 17, 2015. In the first day of pre-orders on Amazon.com (July 1, 2015), the book reached number four on the overall Bestsellers list, and number one on the […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – July 31, 2015

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1848 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 31 (check local listings). The Aga Khan – Around the world there are approximately 15 million Ismaili Muslims, a sub-group of the Shia branch of Islam, which […]

Was Eve Made from Adam’s Rib or His Baculum?

WASHINGTON — Biblical Archaeology Review will hold a press conference at 10 AM EDT on Tuesday, August 11, to announce a shocking but valid interpretation concerning the creation of the first woman—from Adam’s os baculum. According to the Bible’s creation account, after making the heavens and the earth, God created humankind. The Book of Genesis states God […]

Literary Trust Established to Manage Estate of Phyllis Tickle, Author, Authority on Religion in America, and Founding Religion Editor of Publishers Weekly

The Farm in Lucy, Tennessee, July 24, 2015 —Tickle, Inc. announces the establishment of the Phyllis A. Tickle Literary Trust for the purpose of managing the literary estate and copyrights of Phyllis Tickle. Serving as Trustees are Joseph Durepos, Executive Editor of Loyola Press, Jon M. Sweeney, Editorial Director of Franciscan Media, and Samuel M. […]

Religion Meets Global Development

Washington, D.C. – The venerable medical journal, The Lancet, has taken on a topic never before addressed in a special issue– the role of religion and faith-based development organizations in global health. The Lancet issue on faith-based health care was released on July 7th at a conference in Washington, DC, with attendees from archbishops to […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – July 24, 2015

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1847 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 24 (check local listings). Religion in Cuba As the U.S. and Cuba reopen their embassies, what is the state of religion in Cuba after 50 years […]

Servant Books To Release Inspirational Children’s Book Teaching Compassion and God’s Love By Bestselling Author Anthony DeStefano

Cincinnati, OH (July 21, 2015) – Servant Books, an imprint of Franciscan Media, today announces the release of a new work from bestselling author Anthony DeStefano. The author’s sixth children’s book, The Puppy That No One Wanted, tells the heartwarming story about a puppy who gave love and found love for himself. New York Times […]