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Are Churches Failing The Poor? Yes And No.

WASHINGTON (RNS) Are churches failing the poor? Against the backdrop of persistent poverty and dramatically increasing income inequality, that question has gained renewed currency. New York Times columnist Ross Douthat took President Obama to task for err ...

Why Do People Hate Jews And Judaism?.

As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the holiday of Shavuot commemorating the acceptance of the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai, we are profoundly disturbed by the resurgence of global anti-Semitism. by Staff NEW YORK (RNS)  As Jews around the w ...

Why Eric Clapton Is Godlike.

For many of his fans, Eric Clapton was the ultimate rock guitar god. by Staff “Eric Clapton is God.” That was the button that many of us proclaimed in the late 1960s. It was scrawled on walls in the UK, and it appeared as buttons on T-shirts. A few y ...