When Matthias was chosen as an apostle to replace Judas Iscariot, he was selected by the casting of lots. Although this practice seems odd to us and evidently isn’t followed today, it’s not quite as strange as it may initially seem.
Jensenville, like Brigadoon, can’t be found on a map. That’s just the name locals give the place. It’s bottom lands mostly — bird lands — a mile or two below Brigham City.
Here are several upcoming religious or faith-based events, including the Shroud of Turin Conference on Saturday, the Diwali Festival of Lights on Saturday and A Puerto Rican Festival of the Kings, to benefit Hurricane Maria victims, on Dec. 15.
In a year that commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it’s appropriate to think for a few moments, too, of the greatest musician in the German Protestant tradition.
The Reformation and the emergence of Anabaptists, Amish, Mennonites and other Protestant denominations
At the beginning of the Reformation, there were basically two streams of Protestantism. It didn’t take long, however, for the movement to split into many often antagonistic sects.
Saudi Arabia’s surprise decision to grant women the right to drive in the conservative kingdom marks a significant expansion in women’s rights, but activists said Wednesday it is also only the first step in a long list of demands for equality.
Utahn Laura Warburton used Katie Byron’s four questions of The Work to help find peace with lingering “what if” questions after Warburton’s daughter’s suicide.
One of the great achievements of German literature is the Luther Bible, which arose out of political drama and transformed the history of Europe and the world.
So, like a knight heading off on another crusade, here I am again mounting a trip to Forest Lawn to see a window that’s as wonderful as fireworks on the water.
It’s been said that the little things are the big things. This applies to many aspects of life, but especially to the small courtesies, the little acts of kindness that end up making a big difference.