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TV Network Will Air EthicsDaily.com Documentary on Baptists and Racism | EthicsDaily Staff, Beneath the Skin, Soul of the South Network, Baptists, Racism
TV Network Will Air EthicsDaily.com Documentary on Baptists and Racism
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Soul of the South Network will air EthicsDaily.com's documentary, "Beneath the Skin: Baptists and Racism," on July 28, with multiple broadcasts after the initial airing. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

"Because Here It's Not Far From Hell" | Azar Ajaj, Israel, Palestine, Gaza
"Because Here It's Not Far From Hell"
By: Azar Ajaj
This carnage in the Middle East, is it anything but madness and evil? We must dare to pray courageously for a just settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, resulting in a durable peace. Read More ...
Azar Ajaj

Goodwill Global Baptists Pivot to Africa | Robert Parham, Baptist World Alliance, Africa, Paul Msiza
Goodwill Global Baptists Pivot to Africa
By: Robert Parham
The Baptist World Alliance pivoted to Sub-Saharan Africa at its annual gathering in Turkey, with the election of a new president from Africa and plans for the 2015 World Baptist Congress in South Africa. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Reformation's Religious Image-Breaking Spurred Literacy | Philip Jenkins, Protestant Reformation, Iconoclasm
Reformation's Religious Image-Breaking Spurred Literacy
By: Philip Jenkins
Often dismissed as marginal excesses, the destruction of religious symbols and art during the Reformation were the necessary other side of the coin to the growth of literacy. Read More ...
Philip Jenkins

Survey: Jews, Christians Viewed Most Positively in U.S. | EthicsDaily Staff, Pew Research Center, Religious Traditions
Survey: Jews, Christians Viewed Most Positively in U.S.
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Jews and Christians are viewed most positively in the United States, a new Pew Research Center poll found. On the other end of the scale, atheists and Muslims were received most coldly. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

When the Syrian Refugee Crisis Becomes Personal | Arthur Brown, IMES Lebanon, Refugees, Compassion, Reconciliation, Human Rights, Lebanon, Syria
When the Syrian Refugee Crisis Becomes Personal
By: Arthur Brown
Three Syrians become refugees every minute. Eight Syrian children flee their homes every two minutes. The cold statistics may not move us, but a smartphone alert changed all of that. Read More ...
Arthur Brown

When In-Your-Face Evangelists Drive You Crazy | Colin Sedgwick, Evangelism
When In-Your-Face Evangelists Drive You Crazy
By: Colin Sedgwick
The young woman boarded the bus and began loudly preaching the gospel. Everyone was uncomfortable, including me. Should I have supported a fellow Christian? Was she misguided? Read More ...
Colin Sedgwick

Partisanship, Prayers for Peace Offer Contrasting Responses to Gaza Conflict | EthicsDaily Staff, Partisanship, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Social Media
Partisanship, Prayers for Peace Offer Contrasting Responses to Gaza Conflict
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Even in the Israel-Palestine conflict, political and religious affiliations often define responses. The partisanship shows the need for the faithful to pray for peace. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Individual, Church Initiatives Can Change Climate Trends | Zach Dawes, Climate Change, Environment, Creation Care
Individual, Church Initiatives Can Change Climate Trends
By: Zach Dawes
Previous climate-change studies have said temperature increases are nearly inevitable, but a U.N. report suggests there's hope. Can individuals and churches make a difference? Read More ...
Zach Dawes

Morality Without Faith-Based Standard is Too Fluid | Lois Mitchell, Morality
Morality Without Faith-Based Standard is Too Fluid
By: Lois Mitchell
In the same way that the "gold standard" is a relic of the past in our global economy, Judeo-Christian morality has also become a relic of the past in many societies where it once played a central role. Read More ...
Lois Mitchell

Global Baptists Speak Out on Religious Liberty, Justice, Migration | Brian Kaylor, Religious Liberty, Justice, Immigration, Baptist World Alliance, Baptists
Global Baptists Speak Out on Religious Liberty, Justice, Migration
By: Brian Kaylor
Baptists from nearly 60 nations gathered in Turkey for the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance, electing new leaders for the global group and passing six resolutions. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

ISIS: Storm in a Teacup or Real Threat? | Ayman Ibrahim, ISIS, Iraq, Syria
ISIS: Storm in a Teacup or Real Threat?
By: Ayman Ibrahim
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, known as ISIS, wants to restore the earliest days of Islam by re-establishing Islamic rule. Underestimating the Sunni Muslim extremist and militant group is not wise. Read More ...
Ayman Ibrahim