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11 Apr

RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR APRIL 11, 2008

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, April 11 at 5 p.m., check local listings) with guest anchor Deborah Potter will feature the following reports:

    Pope Benedict's Foreign Pol...
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11 Apr

THE SOCIETY FOR THE INCREASE OF THE MINISTRY (SIM) ANNOUNCES THOMAS MOORE, III AS ITS NEW EXECUTIVE

Press Release The Society for the Increase of the Ministry (SIM) announces the appointment of Thomas Moore, III as its new Executive Director. Mr. Moore comes to SIM after working most recently with the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral in the United States (FOCCUS); the Church Pension Group (CP... More

9 Apr

2010 Congress to Explore Faith Communication Issues

April 8, 2008 -- NEW YORK (UMNS)-Changes in perceptions about religion, its influence in the public arena and how technology delivers the message are among the issues communicators will consider at Religion Communication Congress 2010. The congress, with the theme "Embracing Change: Communicating F... More

9 Apr

Muslim Scholars Begin Revision of the Hadith

For Immediate Release Bel Air, MD - The requests of the organizers of the Christian/Muslim Dialogue website, www.cmdialogue.com are finally being heard. Muslim scholars in Ankara, Turkey have begun a massive revision of passages in the Hadith; the Islamic text which offers various interpretations... More

8 Apr

‘Let My People Sing’ Festival Celebrates Israel’s 60th

Los Angeles, April 4, 2008 - Jewish entertainer Craig Taubman will be producing the third annual 'Let My People Sing Festival' May 4-11. This year's festival, titled 60for60, will feature 60 hours of events celebrating Israel's 60th anniversary. As part of the festival, Craig 'N Co. (http://www.cr... More

8 Apr

How Did Jesus Become Christian?

How Jesus Became Christian "...is beyond doubt one of the most significant works on early Christianity to appear in decades." James Tabor (Chair, Religious Studies, UNC Charlotte) NEW YORK, NY -- How Jesus Became Christian (St. Martin's Press NY) answers questions many people... More

7 Apr

Venice Summer School on Science and Religion Explores God and the Laws of Nature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venice, Italy (April 1, 2008) - A select group of top scholars and theologians will attempt to define the relationship between God and nature at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Venice, Italy, for the Venice Summer School on Science and Religion, a three-yea... More

7 Apr

Christians for Fair Witness Responds To False Accusations on Website Supporting Methodist Divestment

A website entitled "Understanding United Methodist Divestment" ("UUMD") recently appeared on the internet identified as a joint effort by (unnamed) "clergy and lay volunteers" from several UMC conferences. It contains pernicious accusations aimed at the state of Israel and serious misrepresentations... More

3 Apr

RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR APRIL 4, 2008

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, April 4 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports:

    Public Displays of Religious Monuments - Bob Abernethy is join...
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1 Apr

Open Theologians and Scientists Converge on Azusa Pacific University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Azusa, Calif. (April 1, 2008) - Some of the world's most respected scientists and theologians will come together for the opportunity to create a new direction of research in science-and-religion at the Open and Relational Theology Seminar. Events will be held Thursday, April 1... More

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