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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 the cross and do not subscribe to the Trinity concept from the Council of Nicea. Christians do not recognize Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, do not celebrate Islamic holidays, and have different days of worship than Muslims. That said, there are at least 17 surprising similarities between the Islamic and Christian faiths.

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 perspectives about whether or not America should allow Syrian refugees into the country.

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


7 celebrities who may surprise you with their faith in God

Entertainment is our world, so it is fun and inspirational as believers of Jesus Christ to see entertainers who also believe. Consider these celebrities from television, movies, music and theater whose words of gratitude for their faith may surprise you.

November 18, 2015 | Valerie Steimle FamilyShare | Faith


Studying science at seminary: How learning about new research helps pastors preach

Casey Cole wants to be a priest. That means attending five years of seminary classes, where he studies theology, philosophy and — evolution.

November 18, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


World shows solidarity with Muslims, despite ISIS attack

The world went into shock Friday night as at least seven gunmen opened fire throughout the city of Paris, killing at least 129 people and leaving more than 350 injured, which I wrote about this weekend.

November 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Why some religious 'nones' still take their kids to church

Christel Manning has been on a spiritual journey in recent years.

November 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


3 signs you're in love with your sin

Some love affairs begin passionately. Others start with more subtlety. However, when you are in love with sin, there's a constant slipping down a dangerous slope. Even when we are vigilant against evil, we cannot choose good if we not self-aware of our choices. If we are choosing to flirt with danger, you might quickly find yourself induling in sin. Do these three warning signs of being in love with sin sound familiar to you?

November 17, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


'...Except ye repent, ye shall likewise all perish'

And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. - Luke 13:2-3

November 16, 2015 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


New movie tells harrowing tales of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

A new movie is bringing clergy sexual abuse into the public eye yet again, weeks after Pope Francis met with survivors of assault during his visit to the U.S.

November 16, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Top 5 regrets of those who are dying

As a chaplain, it is often my duty to minister to patients and families during and after the dying process. While every experience is absolutely unique and sacred, patterns begin to emerge from the last thoughts shared in these final moments. Here are the top five regrets most commonly shared by those dying.

November 16, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


The religious practice that’s more powerful than morphine

The most effective painkiller may be something some religious believers have practiced for years.

November 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Rubio, Malala and beer — a discussion about girls’ education

GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio has had a somewhat successful fall. Not only did many say he did well in the last GOP debate, but recent poll numbers also show support for Rubio has risen, with 11 percent of GOP primary voters saying they’d elect him to be the Republican presidential nominee.

November 15, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The shifting spiritual practices of America's minority faiths

About two years ago, Aditya Mukerjee missed his flight. He had been detained by airport security and was asked to answer an increasingly strange barrage of questions.

November 15, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Book review: 'The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth' picture book captures the beauty of the Earth

"THE BOY WHO SPOKE TO THE EARTH," by Chris Burkard, illustrations by David McClellan, Dreamling Books, $16.95

November 15, 2015 | Rachel Chipman Deseret News | Faith


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Two new coffee studies spark questions: Here's what you need to know

Two studies published by the Annals of Internal Medicine this week suggest that coffee consumption has been “associated with reduced risk for death.”

July 15, 2017 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Finding forgiveness is easy with God

Well, hello there. Did you miss me? I was on vacation last week.

July 14, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Trust in God, not man part 2

Last week we studied how man will be judged by God's word, therefore one has to determine what he or she is going to ...

July 13, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Support for churches holds steady, but partisan divides persist

Six in 10 Americans (59 percent) say churches and religious organizations have a positive effect on the way things are going in the country, but ...

July 13, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


How faith groups help expose the 'hidden figure of crime'

Bomb threats have been known to empty entire office buildings, shut down schools or bring dozens of police officers to a scene. But in some ...

July 13, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Unplugging and plugging in

I was slow to the smartphone party. My phone had always been for conversation and an occasional text. Then I got my first iPhone, and ...

July 12, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


A baby dies in the delivery room, ten months later the same doctor breaks down crying when he witnes

A hug expresses feelings that can’t be said out loud. This photo of a hug between a doctor and new dad went viral because ...

July 12, 2017 | Fernanda Gonzalez Casafús FamilyShare | Faith


New startup challenge combines a Silicon Valley mindset with Catholic social teachings

Pope Francis has a notable new ally in his efforts to protect the environment: a team of investors mixing a Silicon Valley mindset with concern ...

July 08, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


The rise (and fall?) of religious liberty

This week, as we celebrate our independence and liberties, it’s worth reflecting on one of the fundamental questions of freedom facing our country — contemporary ...

July 08, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: Moments in nature

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

July 08, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Helping those who are in need

At the time of this writing, I am in Costa Rica.

July 07, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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