The penitential season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 9, and runs until Holy Week in April. This period is traditionally viewed as a time of personal spiritual reflection for Christians marked by an effort to repent for sins. But how do people forgive each other, and themselves? How do we deal with guilt?
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Holidays can be a holy daze of celebrations, and for reporters a monthlong challenge to find new angles on old traditions. December is a particularly busy month for holidays — just look at the stores — and this edition of ReligionLink offers some bargain tips for journalists shopping for story ideas.
Several nontheist organizations are launching holiday-themed advertising campaigns aimed at winning followers to their movements or at least blunting criticisms that nonbelievers can’t be good without God. ReligionLink has an extensive new source guide to help reporters cover this novel take on the traditional holiday story.
As Christians journey through Lent and approach the March 23 celebration of Easter, ReligionLink offers fresh story ideas for the season.
From Hanukkah to hajj, from ‘green’ gifts to school celebrations, ReligionLink offers a half-dozen story ideas for the holidays ahead.
Need inspiration for stories to fill out summer newsholes, broadcasts and blogs? Check out ReligionLink’s store of summer story ideas: The drums of worship Taking ‘sin’ out of the cinema The church of baseball Faith and fitness Book ‘em: the faith pages The drums of worship Drums have been called “God’s heartbeat” by worshippers, and [...]
Lent is in full swing, and Passover and Easter will arrive shortly. Check out these ideas for a fresh approach to the season.
Christmas is coming . . . but so are Hanukkah, hajj, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Kwanzaa. ReligionLink sends story ideas to the rescue.