WNRF Opens Online Forum
Nov 26, 2002
The WNRF web opens a new "Future of Religion" discussion board on its web site, allowing visitors to comments on its articles and registered members to post to topics.
Dr. Richard Kirby
Dr. Richard Kirby recently interviewed Dr. Efiong Etuk, author and social change expert on Africa.
Religious violence rocks Nigeria
Nov 25, 2002
The Miss World contest moves to London, leaving Nigeria's world image tarnished. [ Visit Website ]
The Future of Islam in America
Nov 1, 2002
Yahiya Emerick, an American convert to Islam, shares his reflections on what it is like to be a Muslim in America after the September 11th bombing. [ Visit Website ]
Jewish Population Declining or Rising?
Oct 8, 2002
new survey reveals the Jewish population in the United States is aging and has
declined 5% over the past decade. In addition, young Jewish mothers are waiting
longer to have fewer children. The survey is, by far, the largest and most comprehensive ever conducted of American Jews. But a survey released in August claimed U.S. Jews were up 18% since 1990. [ Visit Website ]
Cyber Synagogue Forum
Oct 10, 2002
What might a Synagogue in Cyberspace look like? Rabbi Moshe Dror and Dr. Richard Lippin consider this question and call for partners to develop a cyberspace community focused on study of space and the Sacred from a futures frame of reference.
What is Non-Religious News?
Oct 3, 2002
"When I read newspapers, I see religion all over the place," said Marty, whose University of Chicago Divinity School career has led to 50-plus books and countless media appearances. "This has always been the case. I simply think it has been easier for others to see this reality during the past year." [ Visit Website ]
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Is God At War?
Sept 23, 2002
Richard Kirby examines the role of the religious citizen in a time of war.
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New Dollars In Beijing
Richard Kirby shares part two of a tale of mysticism and money set in the year 2005.
Theologians Question U.S. Religion
Sep. 16, 2002
Has the United States responded ethically to the tragedies of September 11th? Are the use of words like "war," "terror" and "evil" justifiable? Duke theologian Stanley Hauerwas and literature professor Frank Lentricchia, say no in a new edited a new collection of writings, "Dissent from the Homeland: Essays After September 11." Their dissent is sparking dissent of its own. [ Visit Website ]
Christianity's New Center
Sep 12, 2002
Philip Jenkins, the author of "The Next Christianity" in the October Atlantic Monthly, argues that most Americans and Europeans are blind to one of the most important shifts of the twentieth century - the explosive growth of Christianity in the Southern Hemisphere. [ Visit Website ]
Place our Headlines on your Webpages
Sep 1, 2002
Now you can get up-to-the-minute headlines from WNRF.ORG displayed on your webpages. You can choose headlines from our home page or any of our categories, such as our Dr. Kirby's essays or Jewish Futures. All that's required for you to do is to cut and paste some HTML code once onto your site, and your headlines will stay current, updating the same second we update ours. Use our syndication interface to customize the look and feel of the headlines on your site. [ Visit Website ]
The Pattern of Biblical Transformation
Jul 30, 2002
Could the pattern of covenantal transformation be the same pattern that God uses to bring all things in creation to maturity? [ Visit Website ]