Christianity

Sikh Professor Teaches Religion At CLU

January 21, 2011

Author: Jean Cowden Moore

Source: The Ventura County Star

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jan/21/sikh-professor-teaches-religion-at-clu/

Rahuldeep Singh Gill tends to stand out at California Lutheran University, where he is the only religion professor who is not Christian.

 

Gill is a Sikh, a popular religion in the Punjab state of India, where he was born. And he wears a dastar, or turban, setting him...

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Martin Luther King and Robert Graetz

January 14, 2011

Author: Kim Lawton

Source: PBS/Religion and Ethics Newsweekly

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/january-14-2011/martin-luther-king-and-robert-graetz/7884/

KIM LAWTON, correspondent: Although the social revolution led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. grew out of the black church, from even the earliest days of the movement there were white foot soldiers, too. King initially...

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Military Chaplains Are Faith Mismatch for Personnel They Serve

January 9, 2011

Author: Tim Townsend

Source: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/article_19c66ee6-82b8-59f7-b3d5-fd3cc05bc538.html

In the military, the chaplain serves as both a religious leader and a listener - ideally one who can assist military personnel of all faiths. A frequent refrain among chaplains is "chaplain to all, pastor to some."

 

But...

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Iran Targets Christians With a Wave Of Arrests

January 7, 2011

Author: Farnaz Fassihi and Matt Bradley

Source: The Wall Street Journal

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703730704576066033828042322.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Iranian authorities have arrested dozens of Christians in the two weeks since Christmas, the latest challenge to the Mideast's small but vibrant Christian communities.

 

The arrests around the country appear focused...

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Egypt's Muslims Attend Coptic Christmas Mass, Serving As 'Human Shields'

January 7, 2011

Author: Yasmine El-Rashidi

Source: Ahram Online

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/95/3365/Egypt/Attack-on-Egypt-Copts/Egypts-Muslims-attend-Christian-Coptic-mass,-servi.aspx

Egypt’s majority Muslim population stuck to its word Thursday night. What had a been a promise of solidarity to the weary Coptic community, was honoured, when thousands of Muslims...

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Violence Shows Christian, Muslim Split In Nigeria

January 3, 2011

Author: Jon Gambrell

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/03/AR2011010300809.html

Multiple explosions rocked a central Nigerian city, another bomb killed at least four at an army barracks in the capital and a radical Muslim sect burned churches in the northeast.

 

The new violence over the past two...

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Church Pushes for Tolerance, Understanding Among Muslims and Christians

January 3, 2011

Author: Sarah Dopson

Source: The Montgomery Village Patch

http://montgomeryvillage.patch.com/articles/church-pushes-for-tolerance-understanding-among-muslims-and-christians

With religious differences at the root of so many worldly conflicts, members of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church are promoting tolerance at home and trying to bridge the gap in interfaith understanding.

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