The Abraham Lincoln Association’s Abraham Lincoln Online is a virtual library of all things Lincoln – biographies, news, events and the 16th president’s own writings and speeches, including a collection of his statements on religion.
Do religion writers always write stories for religious holidays? New clergy? Anniversaries? By Melanie Smith The Decatur Daily The routine events of religious life are a challenge to the religion reporter. Is there anything newsworthy about another Easter or Rosh Hashanah or Ramadan? Do readers want to know how their neighbors observe Lent or Divali? […]
Read “Simply Evil,” a Sept. 5, 2011, column by Christopher Hitchens at Slate.com written to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
An online petition, “The BP Oil Spill: A Christian Call for Lament and Reconciliation,” called on Americans to observe a “fast from oil” on Sunday, June 20, 2010, the two-month anniversary of the spill. Composed at the 2010 Duke Divinity Center for Reconciliation Summer Institute, the petition includes a Litany of Lament and suggestions for reducing oil […]
At an April conference at Fordham University in New York, called “Moral Outrage and Moral Repair: Reflections on 9/11 and its Afterlife,” many speakers explored the connections between violence and religion. Transcripts of their presentations are available on the website.
Read an Aug. 9, 2011, JTA story about the threat of homegrown “domestic terrorism.”
Syrian Revolution News Round-up with links to multimedia.
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