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BBC: Religion & Ethics

  • Learning disability care 'failing'

    Learning disability care 'failing'

    People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.
    - 26 Nov 14, 9:23am -
  • Blair charity award faces criticism

    Blair charity award faces criticism

    A Save the Children decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his anti-poverty work is criticised by some charity workers.
    - 26 Nov 14, 3:05am -
  • Pastor auctions car for charity

    Pastor auctions car for charity

    A Newport pastor is auctioning his classic car to raise money for three charities after having it valued on the Antiques Roadshow.
    - 26 Nov 14, 2:30am -
  • VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

    VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

    A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
    - 25 Nov 14, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

    Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

    A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.
    - 25 Nov 14, 9:28am -
  • Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe

    Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe

    Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.
    - 25 Nov 14, 8:29am -
  • The story of India's slave brides

    The story of India's slave brides

    The BBC's Akanksha Saxena and Neha Sharma meet Indian women who were trafficked when they were children, married off and treated as slaves.
    - 25 Nov 14, 2:43am -
  • The strange world of the 'head shop'

    The strange world of the 'head shop'

    Cannabis is illegal and yet in the UK shops selling cannabis paraphernalia operate openly on the High Street.
    - 24 Nov 14, 10:12pm -
  • The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher

    The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher

    Aimee Semple McPherson was one of the most glamorous women in the US in the 1920s - but there is still one unexplained mystery in the evangelist's life.
    - 24 Nov 14, 7:19pm -
  • VIDEO: 'End of life care needs more effort'

    VIDEO: 'End of life care needs more effort'

    Professor Atul Gawande of Harvard University on why more effort needs to be made to improve the last stage in people's lives.
    - 24 Nov 14, 7:15pm -

Essential Connection Magazine

  • Considering a GAP year?

    Considering a GAP year?

    Most high school seniors scramble to fill out college applications and cram for ACT’s and SAT’s, all while trying to apply for as many scholarships as humanly possible. Why? College is just what you do after high school, right? Well, not everyone…
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  • March Reviews // Tech

    March Reviews // Tech

    iPad Mini Apple, Inc. http://www.apple.com ec’s grade: A+ When CEO Tim Cook announced the newest member of the Apple family, the iPad Mini, a few months ago, it was met with mixed reactions. However, since it’s release, the new smaller iPad has p…
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  • Expecting more from your spiritual life

    Expecting more from your spiritual life

    Your teachers don’t care if you cheat on a test. Your boss doesn’t care if you give away free food. Your coach doesn’t care if you win or lose and just wants everyone to have high self-esteem. Your parents don’t care if you break curfew as lo…
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  • Movie Reviews // March

    Movie Reviews // March

    Wreck-It Ralph Walt Disney Animation Studios, 2012 Starring John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch Ralph is the bad guy in an arcade game named for its hero, Fix-It Felix. Day after day, he terrorizes the game’s denizens, while Felix swoops in to repair the wr…
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  • 5 Tips to step out of your sibling’s shadow

    5 Tips to step out of your sibling’s shadow

    So, how do you blaze your own trail when your brother or sister has gone before you? Check out the following tips: 1. Pursue your own interests. Jeremy’s older brother was the quarterback for his high school football team and led them through two w…
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  • March Music Reviews

    March Music Reviews

    Matt & Toby Matt & Toby Tooth & Nail Records www.facebook.com/mattandtoby ec‘s grade: B+ Matt & Toby is a side project from a couple of the guys from Emery. I’ve always enjoyed Emery’s harder stuff, but have always been a bigger fan of their mo…
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  • March Read Through the Bible

    March Read Through the Bible

    Earlier this year, we invited you to join us on a yearlong journey through God’s Word. This month, you’ll finish reading Numbers and Deuteronomy and begin reading in Joshua in the Old Testament. For your NT readings, you’ll dig into the Gospel…
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  • A note from the editor: March 2013

    A note from the editor: March 2013

    The most devastating moments  of my life have often had to do with unmet expectations. The friend who didn’t respond the way I thought she would to a significant change in our relationship. The guy I liked who I expected to like me back, but he di…
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  • Boundary Lines

    Boundary Lines

    This month, ec‘s cover story, “Rules of the Road” by Jennifer Denning, had to do with the boundary lines God sets in the lives of those who follow Him. Her advice? “Don’t spend your life always pushing against God’s boundaries, convinced…
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  • February Reviews: Movies

    February Reviews: Movies

    Chasing Mavericks (2012) ec‘s grade: B+ Young Jay Moriarty doesn’t have much going for him; his father abandoned him, his self-destructive mother can hardly function on most days, and he sees little in life worth pursuing. That is, until he cross…
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First Things: On the Square

  • newHow Anti-Trump Intellectuals Help Trump
    John Maynard Keynes once wrote, “Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.” That quote dates from the 1930s. We are now a lesser people, and so our…
    - 21 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • newBruce Cole: Scholar, Leader, Warrior
    Bruce Cole died on January 8. He was 79 years old. Continue Reading »
    - 21 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • “Equilibrium” and Ignominy
    This past December 18, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the head of the department of external relations of the Russian Orthodox Church, received an honorary degree from the Faculty of Theology of Apulia in Bari, on Italy’s Adriatic coast. Dur…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • The Ordinary Time Being
    Ordinary Time is upon us. It does seem like a sorry exchange to go from Christmas and Epiphany to the ordinary. Some may long for a liturgical year in which there is no Ordinary Time at all—as in the past, when Christmastide was followed by Epiphan…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • By What Authority?
    This is the second in a series of reflections by Cardinal Müller on questions of present importance in the life of the Church. The first, on subjectivity, culpability, and confession, may be found here. Continue Reading »
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • Preparing for Winter
    Last weekend I had the pleasure of lecturing at the American Enterprise Institute’s Values and Capitalism Faculty Retreat on the challenges facing Christians in higher education. One point I made concerned the need for Christian institutions to wea…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • Judaism, Christianity, and First Things
    The Edgardo Mortara episode is a stain on the Catholic Church. Whatever one thinks about the efficacy of baptism, forcibly separating a child from his parents is a grievous act. And even if one can construct a theoretical rationale for doing so, as…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • Chronicles as Political Theology
    First and Second Chronicles recount the history of the Davidic kings of the kingdom of Judah. It’s a checkered history, to say the least. Continue Reading »
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • Light from Dirty Harry on Biblical Morality
    Our English word “hypocrite” comes from the Greek for a stage-actor, hupokrisis. Does it follow that acting is the epitome of hypocrisy and can have no standing in a biblical vision of morality? Years ago, my Aberdeen colleague Brian Rosner rai…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:15am -
  • Millennials Strike Back: An Esoteric Reading of The Last Jedi
    The new Star Wars movies start where, forty years ago, the original began. Despite the triumph at the end of Return of the Jedi, the political situation in the Star Wars universe has reverted to its previous state. The Empire is now the First Order…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 6:00am -

L.A. Times: Religious News

  • newKings aren't a hit in loss to Penguins and extend skid to five games

    Kings aren't a hit in loss to Penguins and extend skid to five games

    This was not the ripple effect the Kings sought. It was one fell swoop, er, one illegal hit against the one team they couldn’t put on the power play that doomed them Thursday. Dustin Brown’s hit on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz re…
    - 45 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:10am -
  • newGolf: Jerry Kelly shares lead at Champions opener

    Golf: Jerry Kelly shares lead at Champions opener

    Fresh off a solid performance on Oahu, Jerry Kelly shot an eight-under 64 on the Big Island to share the first-round lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions. The 51-year-old Kelly, who tied for 14th a…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:35am -
  • newBubble trouble for UCLA after defeat at Oregon State?

    Bubble trouble for UCLA after defeat at Oregon State?

    Steve Alford reflected his team’s fortunes with his every move in the final minutes. Thomas Welsh missed a jump shot that could have tied the score for UCLA and Alford loosened the knot on his tie as he crouched along the sideline. Jaylen Hands bad…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:30am -
  • newViral video shows private security guard shooting pair of would-be robbers at Gardena 7-Eleven

    Viral video shows private security guard shooting pair of would-be robbers at Gardena 7-Eleven

    A dramatic surveillance video that shows a private security guard shooting two teenagers who tried to rob a 7-Eleven in Gardena went viral this week. The footage, captured on a Saturday night late last month, shows two 16-year-old males in hoodies en…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:30am -
  • newUnrest at state psychiatric hospital after crackdown on electronics: Patients were viewing child porn

    Unrest at state psychiatric hospital after crackdown on electronics: Patients were viewing child porn

    A crackdown on electronics at a state psychiatric hospital that houses people with histories of sexual violence has triggered “disruptive behavior” at the facility, with patients breaking windows, clogging toilets and throwing food, officials sai…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:00am -
  • newFor the Record

    For the Record

    Movie release dates: In the Jan. 14 Calendar section, the comedy “Game Night” and the biographical drama “Young Karl Marx” were listed as having March 23 release dates. Both films are to open Feb. 23. Movie listings: In the Jan. 14 Calendar s…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 12:50am -
  • newElina Svitolina ends 15-year-old Kostyuk's run in Australian Open

    Elina Svitolina ends 15-year-old Kostyuk's run in Australian Open

    Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk’s run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement. With the temperature hitting 104 degrees Fahrenheit for the second straight day, fourth-see…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 12:35am -
  • newNBA: James Harden returns and helps Rockets get past Timberwolves

    NBA: James Harden returns and helps Rockets get past Timberwolves

    Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. James Harden returned to the Rockets' lineup after missing seven games with a left hamstring strain and finished with 10 point…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 12:05am -
  • newEdison girls’ soccer battles back to earn draw at Huntington Beach

    Edison girls’ soccer battles back to earn draw at Huntington Beach

    Scoreboard watching during the game was an impossibility, but it was natural for both the Edison and Huntington Beach high school girls’ soccer teams to feel a bit of regret after the final whistle Thursday night. The Chargers and Oilers played to…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 12:00am -
  • newCollege basketball: St. Mary's wins 13th straight game

    College basketball: St. Mary's wins 13th straight game

    Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and St. Mary’s beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference. Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score 23 points for Gonzaga (16-4, 6-1 WCC), w…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:55pm -

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PBS: Religion

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    - 12 Mar 14, 4:19pm -
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Plugged In

  • Finding Truth at the Golden Globes

    Finding Truth at the Golden Globes

    The Golden Globes this year offered a lot of what awards shows typically offer: lots of awards, lots of star power, lots of sometimes awkward acceptance speeches. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri escaped the awards show with four Globes. HB…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 1:32pm -
  • Jumanji Hikes to Top of Box Office

    Jumanji Hikes to Top of Box Office

    What does it take to knock the biggest hit of 2017 off the box office’s top perch? A big Rock, apparently. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle—starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson—welcomed itself into first place this weekend. It earned an estima…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • You’re Taking Your Kid to That Horror Movie? Really?

    You’re Taking Your Kid to That Horror Movie? Really?

    As a movie critic, I’m encouraged to be judgmental. But when it comes to other people’s personal lives or the choices I see somebody make day-to-day, well, I tend to pull out my imaginary fishing rod and just reel that opinionated, faultfinding…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 12:03pm -
  • All About Me. All About He. All About She.

    All About Me. All About He. All About She.

    Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Or take a selfie about it. Or… wait, what? A selfie? Welcome to 2018. And what better way to bring in the New Year than gallivanting through the halls of a shiny new museum? This isn’t just any ol’ museum, mind…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 11:48am -
  • Culture Clips: A Good Year for the Bad Guys

    Culture Clips: A Good Year for the Bad Guys

    We’re three whole days into 2018 now, but it’s still wholly appropriate to look back at the year that was. Researchers have weighed the data to determine the year’s most popular books, movies and videos. Pundits have opined on the year’s big…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 12:25pm -
  • The Last Jedi is 2017’s Last Word

    The Last Jedi is 2017’s Last Word

    We’ve put away our tiny hats and paper horns. We’ve stopped pondering what “Auld Lang Syne” means for another year. Yes, we’ve opened the book on a shiny new anum. But while old 2017 may be ready to leave, old Luke Skywalker seems bent on…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Jan 18, 11:15am -
  • Pop Culture’s Top 10 Movers and Shakers (2017 Edition)

    Pop Culture’s Top 10 Movers and Shakers (2017 Edition)

    The outgoing year is often depicted as an old, tired man with a beard down to his knees. But this year, that depiction felt all too true. With all the natural disasters and political unrest and international crises afoot, 2017 probably made us all f…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Dec 17, 9:59am -
  • A Few of My Favorite Things, Part 3

    A Few of My Favorite Things, Part 3

    Recently, Plugged In surveyed many of our users regarding a number of things we needed to know to better serve you. If you were one of those who responded, thank you! We learned a great many things from readers like you. For instance, we learned tha…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 1:15pm -
  • Star Wars Takes Two

    Star Wars Takes Two

    During a busy holiday weekend, the Force once again reigned supreme. Star Wars: The Last Jedi pocketed an estimated $100.7 million over the four-day weekend (including Christmas Day). (It made $68.5 million in the traditional three-day, Friday-throu…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Dec 17, 10:57am -
  • Watch This Christmas Video of ‘The Shepherd’

    Watch This Christmas Video of ‘The Shepherd’

    Nearly every family has a Christmas tradition they hold dear. Lighting an advent candle. Going to church on Christmas Eve, then home for presents. Viewing It’s a Wonderful Life. Caroling in the neighborhood. Adding a star to the Christmas tree on…
    - 28 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 2:06pm -

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