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Author Bob Smietana

NASHVILLE (RNS) The saga of the Anglican Mission in the Americas sounds like the words to an old country song: “Why have you left the one you left me for?” Founded by breakaway Episcopal priests who left their former denomination because they felt it was too liberal, the Anglican Mission is now in the middle […] Read More

NASHVILLE (RNS) In Hindu tradition, Lord Vishnu shows up in many forms. There’s Prince Rama, who killed the demon Ravana; Vamana the dwarf; Parashurama the vengeful; and Matsya the great fish. Then there’s Varasha, the boar who saved the world. “He’s like a superhero,” said Joan Cummins of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City […] Read More