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December 20, 2009
Print: Deepanjan Nag's Magnum Opus
The Indian gods are everywhere!
By KEITH SCHNEIDER
December 15, 2009
Print: New York Times
New York Times obituary for Oral Roberts, the Pentecostal evangelist whose televised faith-healing ministry attracted millions of followers worldwide. He was the patriarch of the “prosperity gospel,” a theology that promotes the idea that Christians who pray and donate with sufficient fervency will be rewarded with health, wealth and happiness.
December 10, 2009
Print: The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
A new Pew survey finds that large numbers of Americans engage in multiple religious practices, for example blending Christianity with Eastern or New Age beliefs such as reincarnation, astrology and the presence of spiritual energy in physical objects. And sizeable minorities of all major U.S. religious groups say they have experienced supernatural phenomena, such as being in touch with the dead or with ghosts.