Richard L. Gorsuch is a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif. He wrote the article “The Development of a Scale to Measure Forgiveness” in the 2001 Journal of Psychology & Christianity. He has also done research on religion and prejudice, religion and substance abuse, and miracles.
Many religion reporters also write about spiritual movements and ethical concerns. What sorts of stories like that should a religion writer do? By Richard Scheinin San Jose Mercury News To write stories about spiritual movements, look for the telltale “signs” of religion-the quest for transcendence we hear so much about these days, the attempt to […]
A Jan. 25, 2011, blog post at Christianity Today‘s website detailed how a number of church-based anti-trafficking groups planned to combat the sex trade during the run-up to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas. The groups included Traffick911 and Love 146. And Christian Brothers Investment Services, an investment firm that works with 1,000 Catholic institutions, pressured Dallas hotels to help battle the sex trade.
Read a Dec. 29, 2010, Baptist Press story, “Groups target Super Bowl sex trafficking,” about Traffick911 and Love 146.
Read an Aug. 24, 2010, interview with singer Natalie Grant about her new album, a commentary on human trafficking. The article appeared in Christianity Today.
Read an article about Bethany Bible Church’s battle against trafficking in Phoenix, Ariz. The article appeared in the July/August 2010 issue of Books & Culture.
Read a June 16, 2010, blog entry by Joe Carter, web editor of First Things magazine, about the modern slave trade.
Dr. Barry Solof is a psychiatrist in Beverly Hills, Calif., and a fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He heads the Kaiser Permanente addiction medicine department in West Covina, Calif., and is a board member of the Secular Organization for Sobriety.
Dr. Walter Ling is a professor of psychiatry and director of the Integrated Substance Abuse Programs at the University of California, Los Angeles.