"Music," Ludwig van Beethoven said, "is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life."
Transcending dogma, creed, culture and even language, music has the power to elevate the soul as well as the mind. It's the source of a type of faith that is as often discovered outside traditional organized religion as within it.
(RNS) When Justin Bieber strode onto the stage of the Gibson
Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (Aug. 7) night to accept a Teen
Choice Award, he thanked his fans profusely, then quickly turned his
attention to something more eternal.
(RNS) This fall a film based on Donald Miller's bestselling spiritual
memoir, "Blue Like Jazz," is expected to hit theaters nationwide. In
many ways, Miller's book is an unlikely subject for a feature film.
(RNS) Faced with an unjust rule of Persian king who threatened the very
lives of her Jewish people, the Jewish heroine Queen Esther called on
the faithful to fast and pray for their rulers to have a change of