Recollections of Jerusalem: Interview with Anya Berezina Derrick

Recollections of Jerusalem: Interview with Anya Berezina Derrick

I had the pleasure of recently speaking with Anya Berezina Derrick about her new book, Recollections of Jerusalem, published by Holy Trinity Publications. Her book is a memoir and autobiography that opens up a wonderful world of history and spirituality from a unique perspective: What inspired you to write Recollections...

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Georgian Patriarch Will Baptize 600 Babies in Mass Ceremony

Georgian Patriarch Will Baptize 600 Babies in Mass Ceremony

The religious leader of the Georgian Orthodox Church is preparing to baptize about 600 babies in a mass baptism this Sunday. The occasion will be the 37th baby baptism ceremony since he began the occasion in 2008. In this time Patriarch Ilia II has become godfather to 19,136 children. After...

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Religion News: Atheists Tweet More Often than Muslims, Jews, Christians, Study Shows

Religion News: Atheists Tweet More Often than Muslims, Jews, Christians, Study Shows

By Kimberly Winston A new study of Twitter finds that self-identified religious users are more likely to tweet to members of their own faith than to members of a different one. The study examined people whose Twitter profiles identified them as Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and atheist. And while...

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I Wish We’d All Been…Smarter

I Wish We’d All Been…Smarter

Aging Jesus People like me will remember singer Larry Norman, one of whose songs became something of an anthem in those heady days of Jesus People enthusiasm and anticipation of the imminent return of Christ: “I Wish We’d All Been Ready”. The first verse and chorus ran: “Life was filled...

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