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The premise of the conference had been laid out earlier in the evening by Philip Clayton, a professor at Claremont School of Theology who talked about the role of Gutenberg’s printing press in the 15th century. By making the Bible more widely available, he said, it democratized religion and led directly to the Protestant Reformation.
“Ladies and gentlemen,” Clayton said, “we are talking today about a transition equally as great.” [Read more...]
The BBC has appointed its first Muslim head of religion.
Aaqil Ahmed will move to the corporation from Channel Four, where he upset Roman Catholic priests by commissioning documentaries that appeared to contain a pro-Islam
bias. [Read more...]
Today’s RNB Roundup includes stories about: religion in politics; Islamic hate criminal Omar Bakri’s hypocrisy; religion in the workplace; Christians split over homosexuality; waterboarding paper trail, and battling the Scientology cult [Read more...]
The Olympic Village’s religious center has become the target of a quiet protest by athletes, coaches and other delegates who say its staffing and services fall woefully short of the promises made by Chinese organizers.
Previous Olympic hosts welcomed foreign chaplains, but China has banned them from living with the athletes. [Read more...]