December 18, 2014

Mars Hill Church is Dissolving But Still Wants Your Money (KOMO News) Ohio Schools Need a Religious Partner if they Want any of Gov. Kasich’s Student Mentorship Money (Cleveland Plain Dealer) Satanist and Christian Holiday Displays Go Up at Michigan Capitol...

December 17, 2014

Why Russia is Hung up on Homosexuality (CNN) Hate on Trial: What the Case Against Anti-Homosexual Pastor Really Means (Slate) Georgia Southern Baptists Defend Atlanta Fire Chief Over Anti-Homosexual Book (Baptist Press) Evangelical Colleges: Unlikely Allies in...
Hanukkah: the minor Jewish holiday that’s a major deal


Hanukkah: the minor Jewish holiday that’s a major deal


By LAUREN MARKOE
 © 2014 Religion News Service You may know the basic props of Hanukkah: a menorah, a dreidel and chocolate coins. But here’s the inside story on Hanukkah, which begins today (Dec. 16) at sundown. Q: Isn’t this a no-big-deal Jewish holiday that’s...