Mitch Randall, executive director of EthicsDaily.com, announces a special pledge -- as part of EthicsDaily.com's spring fundraiser -- related to Metro Baptist Church in New York City led by Pastor Scott Stearman.
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Senators and scientists debated stem cell research last Wednesday with one eye on science and another on scripture. “At many points in our history, religion and science have intersected,” said Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chairman of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. “And at every point, we have paused to measure our morality and the ancient lessons […]Read More
President Bush met with Pope John Paul II for the first time Monday, in the midst of Bush’s struggle over federal funding of stem cell research. Several Bush advisers said the president would likely not make a decision about stem cell research until after the July 23 visit, according to the Washington Post. The pope […]Read More
America is a Christian nation, according to an ABCNews/Beliefnet poll that asked, “What if anything is your religion?” In a random national sampling of 1,022 adults, 83 percent identified themselves as Christians, in telephone interviews conducted June 20-24, 2001. “Most of the rest, 13 percent, have no religion,” wrote ABCNews analyst Gary Langer. “That leaves […]Read More
Americans are more divided in their perceptions of race than ever before, according to a Gallup poll released earlier this month. The Gallup 2001 Social Audit on Black/White relations revealed that 66 percent of blacks believe race will always be a problem in America, while 45 percent of whites agree. This 21-point gap between blacks’ […]Read More
Forgiveness used to be for wimps, but things are different now. Dr. Robert Karen knows a thing or two about forgiveness. Karen has written two books about the subject. His most recent book, The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection (Doubleday), was released earlier this year. In a recent interview with the New […]Read More