SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A Mormon student surfs the Internet for a school assignment and discovers that Mormon founder Joseph Smith had multiple wives.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI praised new communications technologies like Twitter, saying that even "concise phrases can convey profound thoughts."
DEARBORN, Mich. (RNS) When Fordson High School football coach Fouad Zaban was asked to be on a reality show about Muslim family life, his impulse was to decline.
(RNS) For more than 200 years, Andover Newton Theological School has trained future pastors to have expertise in biblical studies, pastoral care and preaching.
(RNS) Radical American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki may be dead, but the power of the Internet means he won’t soon be forgotten.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A group of church loyalists felt the time was ripe to begin scrutinizing media reports for inaccuracies about the Utah-based faith.
(RNS) Dylan was hailed as a prophet, first of folk music, then of rock ‘n’ roll—at least by those who forgave him for “going electric.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope may not be ready to start a blog or a Twitter account, but the Vatican is taking note of the unruly world of the blogosphere.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The official Vatican newspaper has praised two recent Hollywood movies for showing the ethical downsides of sperm donation.
(RNS) Showtime has found the magic combination for ultimate crowd appeal in a scintillating soap opera about a bad-boy pope.
MOBILE, Alabama (RNS) Electronic communication with minors must be limited to “providing information related to a ministry or event."
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (RNS) This year’s Oscars may have been passed out, but for some churches the major motion picture season is just getting started.
(RNS) Islam was the most frequent topic of religion news coverage in 2010, as the media doubled the amount of time and space devoted to religion.
(RNS) A former banking executive who helped launch the nation’s first Muslim television station faces 15 years to life in prison.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) EWTN Global Catholic Network has signed a letter of intent to acquire the National Catholic Register newspaper.
How addicted are we to our iPhones and Blackberrys? One student told of sleeping with his smart phone on his pillow and the compulsion he felt to respond immediately to any message.
We are living in a power shift similar to the advent of the Gutenberg printing press. As more people turn to online sources for news and information, secular and religious newspapers struggle to survive. What will emerge?
I suppose EthicsDaily.com is worthless to the person who won't pay to support it, but priceless when one contemplates a public square without its voice—a collective that emphasizes love of God and love of neighbor.
As more people log online to retrieve their news and information, Baptist state newspapers and other religious publications may be particularly vulnerable.
The same thing that is happening in the broader culture will happen in churches, too—more options, more models, a network of niches, rather than a predominant church form.
Here are the five lessons churches must learn from newspapers, television and retail if churches are going to survive as a viable social institution.
Refining the site’s design and interface is a process, not a destination, but as you read and play around with the site, consider these pointers and tidbits for accessing our articles ...
We post content throughout the day, so what you’ll see when you visit at 4 p.m. will likely be different from what you saw at 8 a.m.
Once, we just taught our children to look both ways before crossing the street. The busy intersections available on the Internet are proving just as dangerous. While none of us would want to go back to the horse and buggy, we also have learned the importance of safety precautions.
Over the course of the Bush administration, our popular culture boomed as an export. International box-office receipts for U.S. films exploded. American TV shows colonized foreign prime-time markets. However, opinion abroad of the United States tanked.
Britney Spears, not President-elect Barack Obama, was the most-searched item on the Yahoo! search engine in 2008.
The Christian Science Monitor will celebrate its 100th birthday as a newspaper by ... going out of print. Not out of business, but out of print.
Democratic and Republican presidential candidates alike have been targeted by recent e-mail hoaxes and what might be termed the "dirty forward."
What did Saddam Hussein and Britney Spears have in common in 2007? Both were top searches on the search engine Yahoo.
No Baptist media source has given more timely and thorough attention to the issue that almost every Baptist preacher wants to avoid than EthicsDaily.com. The issue is child-sexual abuse in Baptist churches.
Baptists Today, founded in 1983 as a national newspaper for moderate Baptists, will launch its first state edition January in North Carolina, the paper's editor announced this week.
A week ago, BCE launched a new Web site for a new era. Sensing a timidity of leadership and the endangerment of historic Baptist principles, we were ready to fashion a more energetic and assertive Baptist witness in the 21st century.