Category Archives: Sacred Spaces

 

Praise the Lord and pass the beer, change is brewing among American Christians

By Brett McCracken, special to CNN (CNN) – Something is brewing among American Protestants, and it has a decidedly hoppy flavor. For much of the last century in the United States, Protestant Christianity’s relationship with beer was cold or even hostile at times. Protestant organizations such as the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union and the Anti-Saloon League led […]

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Breastfeeding in church? Pope says yes

By Daniel Burke, Belief Blog Co-editor (CNN) – Amid the iconic art in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday, Pope Francis told mothers that it’s acceptable to breastfeed their children in public, even in holy sites like churches. Children’s voices, even when crying, make “the most beautiful choir of all,” Francis said during a service in which […]

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Why everyone fights over Jerusalem

World-renowned chef, best-selling author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain returns for the second season of CNN’s showcase for coverage of food and travel. “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” is shot entirely on location and premieres Sept 15 @ 9pm ET/PT. Follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. Bourdain’s first stop: Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. By Daniel Burke, CNN […]

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What makes Jerusalem so sacred?

World-renowned chef, best-selling author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain returns for the second season of CNN’s showcase for coverage of food and travel. “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” is shot entirely on location and premieres Sept 15 at 9pm ET/PT. Follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. Bourdain’s first stop: Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. Opinion by […]

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Sacred Spaces: Arabic Christians find a home in the U.S.

By Floyd Yarmuth, CNN Washington (CNN) – Christians have been part of Middle Eastern culture for 2,000 years, but many people don’t realize that a small minority of Arabs are Christians. Pastor Esper Ajaj of the Arabic Baptist Church in Washington said that people often assume he is Muslim because of his background and accent. [...]

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My Take: 9/11 Memorial not sacred enough

Editor's Note: Stephen Prothero, a Boston University religion scholar and author of "God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World," is a regular CNN Belief Blog contributor. By Stephen Prothero, Special to CNN Sunday was the 19th anniversary of the first World Trade Center terrorist attack, which claimed 6 lives on [...]

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