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June 12, 2014
Ghosts after Seattle Pacific shooting? Not in this story
Here at GetReligion, we blog often about holy ghosts in news coverage. However, we much...
May 29, 2014
Boy, you got a prayer in … the drive-thru lane
I'll never forget a sermon I heard as a young boy — mainly because I...
May 12, 2014
Should the high court have backed town council prayers?
BRAD ASKS: [Regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's new Greece v. Galloway ruling that allows prayers...
May 06, 2014
SCOTUS prayer case: reporting, opinion in one story
Like many towns, prayer opens government meetings in Greece, N.Y. Unlike many towns, a couple...
March 01, 2014
Half-naked dancers and public prayers in Oklahoma City
"Gonna wear my Thunderwear in Times Square." My friend Randy Roper, the preaching minister for my...
January 18, 2014
Pod People: Prayer’s place in science, sports and submission
Where is Jahi McMath, and what is the latest installment of her story? I'm glad...
January 10, 2014
God, faith, Jahi McMath and church (or not)
I can't remember the last time I became so engrossed in a story. Perhaps it's...
December 02, 2013
Does God hear prayers from just anyone?
ROBERT ASKS: Do you think God hears, listens to, prayers of anyone? THE GUY RESPONDS: Nobody should...
October 21, 2013
AP highlights Obama’s eisegesis — perhaps unwittingly
Without doubt, the job of president of the United States can easily drive someone one...
September 09, 2013
Is a global fast for Syria a local news story?
According to Catholic News Agency: Pope Francis made a global petition on Sept. 1 asking...
July 07, 2013
Once again: God cures someone, through the prayers of JPII
At this point, I think it's safe to say that almost every story written about...
July 05, 2013
Why atheists who pray should still be called atheists
What do you call someone who reads the Bible, attends church, prays daily, and believes...
June 20, 2013
What about those prayers for Dwyane Wade’s pains?
Greetings, GetReligion sports fans. Anyone who has been following the news lately knows that the...
June 05, 2013
Dueling Christian coverage, or Ira Glass vs. National Journal
Above is a nice little snippet of an Ira Glass interview. Interview of Ira Glass,...
March 03, 2013
Two items of GetReligion biz (prayers for George, please)
Let me share two items with readers this weekend, both of a personal nature. The...
December 20, 2012
Christmas carol wars on the DC Metro — not
Anyone who spends much time on subways and other forms of mass transit knows that...
December 18, 2012
Dancing alone in that D.C. Franciscan hermitage?
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November 09, 2012
Man prays in airplane aisle, for no particular reason
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