Posts tagged "social media"
Feb 19, 2016
Ryan T. Woods reports on the case of Dr. Larycia Hawkins and the fraught entanglement of religious freedom and academic freedom at a Wheaton College.
Nov 19, 2015
A round-up of the week's religion news.
Jun 10, 2014
Shruti Devgan finds what's missing in Google's promise to repair sacred losses.
Apr 25, 2012
Ashley Baxstrom: You’ve probably heard at this point about the Vatican’s statement concerning what it considers to be the wayward actions of its sisters in faith. You can refer to The Revealer’s “Radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith” for the basics, including how nuns were “reprimanded for making public statements that ‘disagree with...
Feb 8, 2012
By Irina Papkova The Russian Duma elections of December, 2011 contained many surprises, starting of course with the nature of the public reaction. On the eve of the election, almost no one anticipated that blatant falsification of electoral results would spark not just widespread indignation but also the largest mass protests the Russian Federation...
Nov 9, 2011
Ashley Baxstrom: Apparently, the Roman Catholic Church is at risk of death by boredom. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, has told priests they need to pump up their sermons with the scandalous parts of the Bible or face becoming “irrelevant." Because, you know, Catholics don’t have enough scandal to deal with already. Speaking...
Nov 9, 2011
From Nidhal Guessoum's "New Media and Islam" at HuffPo: Similarly, the Los Angeles Times recently related the strong reactions expressed by some Iranian clerics and other opinion makers to the youth's alarming addiction to the web. One cleric warned his students of the "dangers and temptations" of the Internet and advised them to "spend more time praying...
Apr 22, 2011