The Rapidian

Spirituality

Amid racism and protests, can we find hope?

Submitted 06-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

Facing the challenges of racism and political protest, how will the religious traditions respond? Faith communities from conservative to progressive are responding and finding resources to respond with hope.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Does Atonement Work?

Submitted 06-08-2020 under OPINION

What needs to be done in order for a bad deed to be fully atoned for?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Can we have both Justice and Peace?

Submitted 06-01-2020 under OPINION

My tradition teaches, Tzedek, Tzedek, Tirdof, “Justice, justice, shall you pursue!” My tradition also instructs me to be ohev shalom v’rodef shalom, “a lover of peace and a pursuer of peace.”

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Finding Hope in the Pandemic

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

In the midst of a pandemic that brings with it much uncertainty, we can choose to hope and not fear.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: The Morality of Politics

Submitted 05-25-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “Do you think that one political group, wing or ideology is more moral than another?”

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When will the COVID-19 pandemic disappear?

Submitted 05-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

When will the pandemic end? Science and religion help to bring answers.

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Amidst a pandemic, invest in the unknown

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

As we collectively navigate a season of uncertainty and despair, hope may be found in small ways as we look to a future that has yet to be shaped.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Celebrating our 400th column!

Submitted 05-18-2020 under OPINION

The 400th appearance of Ethics and Religion Talk!

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Love in a Time of Pandemic

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

The coronavirus creates fear: of financial ruin, of destroying America, and even of losing life itself. Fear leads us to blame and harm others. The New Testament says, “Perfect love casts out all fear.” Don’t let fear win. Choose love.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God's Role to be Fearsome or Loving?

Submitted 05-11-2020 under OPINION

Genevieve asks, “Is God’s role more that of divine power to be feared, a loving creator, or otherwise?”

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