Research shows positive gains in how women are faring in America’s churches NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A new study reports dramatic gains in women clergy leading Mainline churches over the most recent study, completed 25 years ago, with some denominations reaching numerical equity between men and women. The report’s author Dr. Eileen Campbell-Reed compiled “State of …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Transhumanism is 'a conversation that calls us, that challenges us to develop a deeper theology of technology,' according to Micah Redding, director of the Christian Transhumanist Association.
“I get stopped all the time because of the faith-based movies. People say please make more. They would come up to me and say we love this. We want more. Please tell Hollywood to make more like this,” says actor Kevin Sorbo, who starred in the hit film “God’s Not Dead.” More →
“Stereotypes lose their power because they’re replaced by true, authentic relationships,” says Rev. Josh Graves, pastor of the Nashville megachurch Otter Creek Church of Christ, describing his project of engagement between Christians and Muslims. “It’s very hard for people to care about people they don’t know. That’s just true of humans wherever you are on planet earth.” More →
Mayoral races often focus on issues such as traffic and development. And Nashville's current contest has camped out on those themes. But in the final days before voting concludes, one candidate is trying to turn attention to the religion of his opponent, characterizing her as "anti-Christian" in an effort to win over African-American voters.
Source: Religion Takes Spotlight In Final Days Of Nashville Mayoral Race : NPR
Nashville Shambhala is an independent Shambhala center that offers mindfulness meditation practice, universally known as shamatha, each Sunday morning to the Nashville community. Shambhala is a combination of classical Tibetan Buddhism and a secular program developed by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a...