Thursday’s Religion News Roundup: Iraq war ends; 2011’s top religion story; “menorahments”

The killing of Osama bin Laden and the reactions it provoked in faith communities was the top religion story of the year, according to a Religion Newswriters Association survey. Congress's hearings on radicalization amongAmerican Muslimswas voted the No. 2 story, followed by the indictment of Catholic Bishop Robert Finn of K.C. on charges of failing …

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Does God create new relationships when loved ones die?

By Blogger Dr. Karin Heller Hello Karin, We talked about “separation” a few weeks ago and how God “separates” to create new relationships. In regards to death and “separation”, is death ever an injustice or is it always an attempt to create something new and fresh? Do you have any …

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Finding the true spirit of Christmas

By Blogger Dean Bill Ellis Literature has produced two famous Christmas haters, The Grinch and Ebenezer Scrooge, both of whom were transformed into Christmas lovers. As wonderful as these stories are — and they are both wonderful stories — they are part of what can only be described as the …

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