Thirty-five years ago, three Lutheran bodies in the Americas merged to form the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Now, the church is marking the anniversary by making plans to find new ways to carry ...

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An Italian scientist from the Institute of Crystallography of the National Research Council in Bari, Italy, has presented what he considers evidence that supports the hypothesis that the Shroud of Turin dates back to the ...

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Date trees from the Biblical period are coming to life in Israel. As part of a project led by Sarah Sallon, the founder and director of Hadassah Medical Organization’s Natural Medicine Research Center, farmers are ...

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A piece of the True Cross may now be at the bottom of the Black Sea. The piece may have been on board the Moskva missile cruiser, the Russian warship that sank last week after ...

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“The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” is set to get a sequel, and some — including the Auschwitz Museum — are saying that it shouldn’t be published. That’s in part because the popular novel about ...

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The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal organization that has spread across the world, are celebrating the 140th anniversary of its founding. The Rev. Michael J. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus on Feb. 6, ...

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Those who identify with so-called Christian Nationalism are likely ignorant of the role religion played in American History, new research suggests. The research, published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, was based ...

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The recent discovery of an ancient tablet in Israel may prove to be a significant archaeological find. The 3,000-year-old tablet challenges the claim of some scholars who question the Biblical timeline and state that Moses ...

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On International Women’s Day, which was observed Tuesday, March 8, author and theology professor Robin Gallaher Branch took the opportunity to glorify Deborah — the sole female judge mentioned in the Bible — in a ...

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