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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

  • newTaking on the Big-Money Left
    The other day we learned that the Southern Poverty Law Center, which classifies defenders of religious liberty such as the Alliance Defending Freedom as “extremists” and hate groups, has nearly a half-billion dollars in its coffers. The Huma…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 6:15am -
  • newPaul Schrader’s Acts of Repentance
    Religious films rarely receive critical acclaim these days, but a recent exception is Paul Schrader’s First Reformed—a combination character study, psychological drama, and social-activist thriller about a Dutch Reformed pastor, Ernst Toller (E…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • State Irreligion
    In the May 1892 issue of Le Banquet, a young Marcel Proust wrote a spirited condemnation, excerpted here, of the secularizing French Left. In terms that are eerily resonant with our own time, Proust underlines the necessity of the Church as a bul…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • Her Name Is Monroe Christine
    Her name is Monroe Christine. She is twenty months old. She wasborn on television. Continue Reading »
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:25am -
  • Punching Above Our Weight
    In my two years working at First Things, it has come to my attention that many readers and friends of this magazine hold an imprecise notion of our resources, both human and financial. A question here, a look of surprise there, in conversation or c…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • “Grace” in Ebbing, Missouri
    Local adman Red Welby (Caleb Landry Jones) is reading when Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) storms into his office near the beginning of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). Mildred is there to buy advertisements on three dilapidated…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • Poland and the Future of Europe
    As a child growing up in the Polish diaspora, I often visited the land of my forefathers for family occasions and celebrations. But the visit I made a few weekends ago marked my first to the nation as an adult. The occasion was the wedding of a dear…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • Our Mission Against Despair
    The work of dying well,” wrote Richard John Neuhaus , “is, in largest part, the work of living well.” Continue Reading »
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 10:20am -
  • Freedom and First Things
    What is the mission of FirstThings? We have a stock answer: To advance a religiously informedphilosophy for the ordering of public life. But I want to dig more deeply. WhenI do, one word keeps coming up: freedom. FirstThings exists to lib…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • After the Irish Debacle
    I wasn’t surprised by the result of Ireland’s May 25 referendum, which opened a path to legal abortion in the Emerald Isle by striking down a pro-life amendment to the Irish Constitution. Nor was I all that surprised by the large margin of victor…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 6:00am -

L.A. Times: Religious News

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PBS: Religion

  • PBS NewsHour Podcasts and RSS Feeds
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    - 12 Mar 14, 4:19pm -
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Plugged In

  • newHey, Where Did the Plugs Go?

    Hey, Where Did the Plugs Go?

    If you’ve checked out any of Plugged In’s movie reviews today, you probably noticed that something’s changed: Our family-friendly movie rating, represented by those familiar green “plugs,” is no longer at the top of our reviews. So what ha…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 11:37am -
  • Incredibles 2 Box Office Is Incredible Too

    Incredibles 2 Box Office Is Incredible Too

    Disney is a little bit like Tom Brady: The iconic New England Patriots quarterback may have an off game every now and then, but you’d better watch out the next time he takes the field. Likewise, the Mouse House suffered a rare whiff with Solo: A S…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 1:44pm -
  • The Importance of Pops in Pixar

    The Importance of Pops in Pixar

    Incredibles 2 is officially out now, and just in time for Father’s Day. Great timing, really. Like a lot of Pixar movies, this one has a whole lot to say about fatherhood. Indeed, I think it’s film’s emotional core. It’s a bit ironic, given…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:15pm -
  • Culture Clips: Pixar’s Incredible, Indelible Run

    Culture Clips: Pixar’s Incredible, Indelible Run

    What do Christian movie reviewers do for fun? They match cinematic brands in a massive, statistical showdown to see which comes out on top. Well, maybe that’s just what this Christian movie reviewer does for fun. A few days ago, when I was stuck w…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 12:19pm -
  • When Celebrities Take Their Own Lives

    When Celebrities Take Their Own Lives

    The suicide rate in the United States has increased dramatically in around the last two decades: 28% from 1999 to 2016, according to a just-released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, suicide is now the 10th leading…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jun 18, 2:19pm -
  • Ocean’s 8 Pilfers the Prize

    Ocean’s 8 Pilfers the Prize

    Just ask the Golden State Warriors: Sometimes it’s better to have a really strong team behind you than trying to win a title … solo. Ocean’s 8, an ensemble actioner that includes three Oscar winners (Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hat…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jun 18, 12:28pm -
  • Vodcast: Connecting With Our Kids in a Wireless World

    Vodcast: Connecting With Our Kids in a Wireless World

    For a long time—longer than maybe I want to admit, even—my professional life has revolved around helping families navigate this bewildering world of entertainment and technology we live in. Those twin influences are only getting stronger as time…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jun 18, 1:32pm -
  • Culture Clips: Yeah, Being a Couch Potato is Bad For You

    Culture Clips: Yeah, Being a Couch Potato is Bad For You

    We’ve always known, deep down, that sittin’ on the couch to do nothin’ but watch TV probably isn’t the best way to spend one’s day. Or month. Or year. But now, thanks to Scientific American, we have some indication of how bad the sin of sl…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 11:59am -
  • Anything Coming Out on Streaming Services This June Worth Watching? Well …

    Anything Coming Out on Streaming Services This June Worth Watching? Well …

    Summer’s technically a couple weeks away yet, but for most of us, we’re emotionally already there. School’s either out or kids are counting the days ’til it is. Parents are prepping for picnics, vacations, trips to the beach and hikes in the…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 11:49am -
  • Solo Stays at No. 1 (But Loses Lots of Force)

    Solo Stays at No. 1 (But Loses Lots of Force)

    Han Solo’s origin story may have held onto first place at the box office this weekend. But it got a little (ahem) Chewied up in the process. Solo: A Star Wars Story clung to No. 1, stowing an estimated $29.3 million in the Millennium Falcon’s se…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 10:57am -

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