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Latest news from Spokanefavs.com - Religion feed

  1. When Nietzsche Rides the Service Elevator Too: Reflecting on Cathy McMorris-Rodgers’ MLK Speech

    01.19 / 00:24 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    Elevators, like the well from which Jesus drew water with the Samaritan woman, are compelling venues for conversation. Don’t you think? The post When Nietzsche Rides the Service Elevator Too: Reflecting on Cathy McMorris-Rodgers’ MLK Speech appeared first on S…
  2. Viewpoints: Defining religion

    01.17 / 23:18 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    How do you define religion? The post Viewpoints: Defining religion appeared first on…
  3. Donald Trump’s Victory and America’s Gospel of Success

    01.17 / 15:19 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    We have by now heard a litany of reasons why so many voters chose Donald Trump for president. Without discounting any of these helpful explanations, I would like to suggest another factor that accounts for Trump’s appeal to so many U.S. voters. Trump succeeded, in part, because he tapped into the most dominant thread of American religion. The most powerful religion in America is America itself. The post Donald Trump’s Victory and America’s Gospel of Success appeared first on Spoka…
  4. Spokane MLK Day City-Wide Rally & Unity March set for Tomorrow

    01.15 / 16:48 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    This year’s events will include a rally, march, resource fair, a Black History 101 Mobile Museum, blood drive and entertainment. The post Spokane MLK Day City-Wide Rally & Unity March set for Tomorrow appeared first on S…
  5. We need to support movies like “Hidden Figures”

    01.14 / 01:04 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    "Hidden Figures" is Oscar Worthy, to say the least. It features stunning performances from a great cast. It is a true story with heroes who live in the everyday world. The post We need to support movies like “Hidden Figures” appeared first on…
  6. Trump’s rise and GOP economics may shift Catholic Church’s priorities

    01.13 / 19:34 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    For much of its long history in the U.S., the Catholic Church was known as the champion of the working class, a community of immigrants whose leaders were steadfast in support of organized labor and economic justice – a faith-based agenda that helped provide a path to success for its largely working-class flock. The post Trump’s rise and GOP economics may shift Catholic Church’s priorities appeared first on Spoka…
  7. Stripping Jesus of Healthcare

    01.13 / 16:30 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    Is Jesus really saying that we can’t do anything for the poor as they will always be with us? The post Stripping Jesus of Healthcare appeared first on S…
  8. Spokane conference to Address Fatherlessness

    01.12 / 16:39 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    The Greater Spokane Association of Evangelicals is continuing its mission to address the problem of fatherless homes by bringing the 2017 Spokane Fatherlessness Conference to the city later this month. The post Spokane conference to Address Fatherlessness appeared first on…
  9. Immaculate Heart to begin dinner series with discussion on the Reformation

    01.10 / 23:01 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    Beginning this month Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will host a dinner series, "Historical Connections" about the effects of the Reformation and the Catholic Church in America, to the Middle Eastern Conflict and its effects today. The post Immaculate Heart to begin dinner series with discussion on the Reformation appeared first on…
  10. In his own words: President Obama on faith

    01.10 / 20:34 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    Over his two terms, President Obama addressed his personal faith in prayer breakfasts and holiday statements and cited people of faith — and of no faith — on other occasions. The post In his own words: President Obama on faith appeared first on Spo…
  11. Hearing is one thing…

    01.10 / 00:24 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    … But doing what we've been told is another matter entirely. The post Hearing is one thing… appeared first on S…
  12. Religious liberty: Trump can’t have it both ways

    01.05 / 15:13 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    I hope, in 2017, for a resolution to the glaring conflict that Donald Trump brings with him into the White House. The post Religious liberty: Trump can’t have it both ways appeared first on…
  13. My class needs to be a safe space

    01.04 / 15:24 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    I know that the phrases “trigger-warning” and “safe-space” have become incredibly loaded in our politicized post-truth world, driven in some respects by social media. The post My class needs to be a safe space appeared first on Spokane…
  14. Christians Were 2016’s Most Persecuted Religious Group

    01.03 / 00:36 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    Nearly 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016, equivalent to one every six minutes, according to a new study by the Italy-based Center for Studies on New Religions (Censur). The post Christians Were 2016’s Most Persecuted Religious Group appeared first on…
  15. Looking back on 2016, top FāVS columns and news stories

    01.01 / 17:00 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    In 2016 SpokaneFāVS published thousands of columns and news stories. Judging by traffic numbers, these ones were your favorites The post Looking back on 2016, top FāVS columns and news stories appeared first on S…
  16. Singing in the Reign

    12.31 / 16:08 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    On the first Sunday of 2017, Christians will gather for worship. It will be the eighth day of Christmas, but instead of maids-a-milking, we will be greeted with a much darker, more difficult image in the readings for the day. The post Singing in the Reign appeared first on…
  17. Trump as Parable

    12.30 / 20:07 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    What if instead of straight line explanations, the election were approached by us as a parable. The post Trump as Parable appeared first on…
  18. Menorah Lighting downtown a reminder to “Be a candle”

    12.30 / 06:45 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    Near freezing temperatures and gusty winds didn't keep the public Menorah Lighting put on by the Chabad of Spokane County from being a bright, warm event for the community. The post Menorah Lighting downtown a reminder to “Be a candle” appeared first on…
  19. Carrie Fisher Is Dead: There Is No Witty Title For This

    12.28 / 16:29 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    As Jews, when we hear of someone’s death, our first response is supposed to be to say, “Baruch Dayan Ha’emet,” Yet when I read the news of Carrie Fisher’s death, I couldn’t do it. I yelled, “No,” before I realized sounds were coming from my mouth. The post Carrie Fisher Is Dead: There Is No Witty Title For This appeared first on SpokaneFāVS…
  20. On Chanukah (and Beyond) Representation Matters

    12.27 / 20:27 spokanefavs.com Spokanefavs.com - Religion
    While people often tell me Spokane is very Christian and conservative compared to Seattle, we found it incredibly open and inter-faith-friendly when compared to Oklahoma. The Jewish population is small in Spokane, but, we didn’t feel as ignored or treated with hostility as we did in other more conservative areas. The post On Chanukah (and Beyond) Representation Matters appeared first on S…