Kimberly Winston writes for Religion News Service.
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(RNS) Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land and, increasingly, a line in the sand conservative churches say they will not cross.
(RNS) Women who would be Orthodox rabbis had a major setback Friday (October 30) when the highest religious body for Modern Orthodox Jews ruled against their ordination.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) When the World’s Parliament of Religions first met in Chicago in 1893, Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, and even Spiritualists prayed together.
But Mormons were kept out.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) Three years ago, when Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell took the stage at a Jewish vaudeville celebration and said he was going to sing in Yiddish, people laughed.
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