Reza Aslan, an author and scholar of religion, has established himself as a familiar face and voice on American television, the go-to guy for commentary on the Islamic world, and he embodies all the right stuff: youthful good looks, depth of knowledge and the kind of media savvy...
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Evangelical Protestant leaders from around the world said they sympathize more with Israel than with the Palestinians, although a small majority said they sympathize with both sides equally, a survey found.
Thirty-four percent of respondents in a new Pew Research Center global...
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Yes, he says 'Israelites'! (MSNBC)
A pastor who blessed Sarah Palin's run for Alaska governor said Christians should emulate "Israelites" and run the economy.
The 2005 video of South African Pastor Thomas Muthee laying hands on Palin, the Republican vice-presidential pick, surfaced...
September 24, 2008 | 11:38 pmReport: Respect for Religious Freedom Fell in Israel
Respect for religious freedom in Israel has declined, according to a new U.S. State Department report.
An increase in "societal abuses and discrimination" against "some evangelical Christian groups as well as Messianic Jews" has...
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August 14, 2008 | 12:53 amThe Rev. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church will hold back-to-back public conversations this Saturday, Aug. 16, with the two presumptive presidential candidates, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. The conversations, on the topic of "Compassion and Leadership," will be broadcast...
June 26, 2008 | 11:31 amThe growth of the Jews for Jesus and messianic movements in Israel, especially during Israel's 60th anniversary, is unprecedented and an outcome of unrestrained relationships with fundamentalist Christians.
There are more than 15,000 messianic Jews residing in Israel and more than...
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The Rev. Pat Robertson has long preached as though God is on his side -- including when he recently cast the stroke suffered by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon as God's punishment for "dividing" the Holy Land by pulling Israel out of Gaza.
But last week, Robertson apparently...
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"Teshuvah," turning, repentance, reconciliation, is a gift given to all people. People change, institutions change, policies change.
Consider the largely unreported and unheralded change in the Presbyterian Church (USA). By a vote of 431 to 62 in July 2004, the church voted to begin...
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Seventy-four percent of all evangelicals feel the mass media are hostile to their moral and spiritual values. -- Religion and Ethics Newsweekly/U.S. News and World Report Poll, April 2004.
With its satiric take on the zeal of the Christian youth movement, and more broadly, religious...
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"FIree soup's on us!" That was the invitation David Suissa's Los Angeles-based charity Meals 4 Israel extended to all 5,000 participants of the National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Charlotte, N.C. last month -- and it was pastors and ministers who made...
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Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert will appear in San Diego Oct. 15, but there will not be any official representatives from the Jewish community to welcome him at the $1,000-a-plate dinner.
However, Olmert will not find an empty room. The mayor was invited by the Mission Valley Christian...
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