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Muslim men 4 times less likely to get hired than Catholics

Muslim men in France have a job problem.

October 15, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Faith under fire: How Muslims and Christians are working together to help refugees in Iraq and Syria

Sana Weaa huddles in the corner of her makeshift home in Erbil, Iraq, clutching a rosary and whispering a soft prayer for her seven children, all seeking refuge here in this camp for the displaced. It’s about 50 miles northwest of her hometown. She fled with thousands to escape the civil war and sectarian violence that’s tearing Iraq apart.

October 14, 2015 | Molly Thomas Deseret News | Faith

The brave man who may have risked his life in 1963 Germany for the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

Hans-Ulrich Laukamp, one of the last alleged owners of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife, may have risked his life to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

October 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

'Caretaker's Guide to Fablehaven' gives insight into Brandon Mull's next series

Many wonderful things have come from Brandon Mull’s imagination.

October 12, 2015 | Tori Ackerman Deseret News | Faith

Standing on shaky ground

There is sufficient evidence to support the fact that the United States of America was established on a biblical foundation.

October 12, 2015 | By Pastor K.E. Brown Columnist | Faith

Oklahoma has become ground zero for religious expression battles

As crews quietly removed a monument of the Ten Commandments from the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol last week, another skirmish over religious expression resurfaced.

October 12, 2015 | Matthew Brown Deseret News | Faith

Assisted suicide debate pits religious teachings against personal experiences

California became the fifth U.S. state to legalize assisted suicide this week, but many faith leaders remain committed to banning the practice.

October 12, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

'War Room' draws battle lines with Satan and secularism

Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. So it comes as no surprise that the Christian movie “War Room” was able to win over just 36 percent of reviewers on the Rotten Tomatoes website as of Friday afternoon.

October 11, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith

Learning, rising from our failures

I hate to admit it, but last week I forgot to do something that most would consider elementary.

October 10, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

The Lord is like water

Two-thirds of Earth's surface is water. The human body is made up of between 50 percent to 65 percent water. Without water, we cannot survive.

October 09, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith

What happens when I die? (part 2)

In the New Testament, we read of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16). The rich man told of his pain, he knew Lazarus, he remembered his brothers. How much time had passed since the rich man and Lazarus died is not known, but they were conscious and aware of the circumstances they were in and how it was on Earth.

October 08, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

'Blessing of the Animals' services celebrate the furriest faithful

In churches across the country last weekend, religious leaders blessed furry friends alongside people of faith.

October 08, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Lindsey Stirling and Lexi Walker perform 'Prayer of the Children,' raise awareness for child slavery

Child sex trafficking is a gritty topic, but it's also a lucrative crime impacting more than 2 million children.

October 08, 2015 | Alex E. Johnson Deseret News | Faith

Oklahoma just removed a Ten Commandments statue from the state capitol, despite the lessons people c

A monument of the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds Monday night, after judges ruled that the statue violated state and federal “provisions against government support of a religion,” Reuters reported.

October 08, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Q&A: The spiritual revolution taking place away from church pews

Americans' search for the divine is alive and well, although it looks different than it has in the past, according to Diana Butler Bass, a prominent commentator on religion and culture, and author of nine books about American Christianity.

October 06, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

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Savannah Waycross AME District sets symposium

Each year, the Savannah Waycross District of the Georgia Annual Conference in the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church gathers for the ...

November 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Faith

Faith groups react to efforts to keep Syrian refugees out of the U.S.

One day after more than two dozen governors announced they would bar Syrian refugees from living in their states, leaders from a variety of faith ...

November 25, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Religious scholar finds ancient New Testament papyrus on eBay for $99

You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100.

November 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Gifted musician serves two churches

The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr. is a native of Evans County. He serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as ...

November 24, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

5 tips for digitizing photos

There is nothing more heartbreaking for us than to talk to someone who has spent hours and dollars digitizing their photo collection, only to find ...

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor Deseret News | Faith

Fighting the "Word Thief" — Life Writing with Dementia

My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor FamilyShare | Faith

Churches should involve young adults

"Then he said to them, 'The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out ...

November 23, 2015 | By the Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith

Professor’s explanation of why we shouldn’t paint all Muslims with the same brush goes viral again

One year later, a professor’s call to not paint all Muslims with the same brush stroke is making headlines again.

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Want to date someone who shares your faith? There's an app for that

Online dating is often awkward, but young Muslim singles in America may have it worse than most.

November 23, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Psst … there’s already a religious test for Syrian refugees

After a group of attackers spread terror across Paris last week, there’s been some debate among politicians about whether or not to allow Syrian ...

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

A man for all seasons of the heart

Thomas Moore has a new book out.

November 23, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith

U.S. Catholic leaders approve new plan to address pornography

Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

November 21, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

17 surprising similarities between Muslims and Christians

There are some well-known differences between Muslims and Christians. Muslims study the holy Quran, do not believe Jesus was divine or that He died on ...

November 21, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith

Why this Syrian refugee crisis looks similar to World War II

In the wake of last week's Paris attacks that left more than 120 dead and 350 injured, U.S. politicians have offered many different ...

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman

Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

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