July 12, 2011 India's gurus are often compared to America's televangelists, as they adopt electronic media to widen their base of followers and build a powerful organization. For instance, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's TV broadcasts reportedly draw audiences of some 30 million.
April 26, 2011 KHNMembers of health care sharing ministries pay monthly shares and pool their money to cover each others' expenses. Under the new health law, ministry members are exempt from the mandate to buy individual coverage. But they may not be covered for expensive pre-existing conditions.
March 2, 2011 The Old Testament will have a new look in the next edition of the New American Bible, one of the most popular English-language Bibles. And it'll also have some big changes — in many cases, words like "booty" and "virgin" are removed in the new translation.
January 10, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arizonans talk about trying to make sense of Saturday’s tragedy. In the second hour, 12 steps to compassion, and Guantanamo Bay on the opinion page.
December 15, 2010 Doctors now study the effects of religion on the brain — an area called neurotheology. Researchers, such as Andrew Newberg, author of "Principles of Neurotheology," discovered that parts of the brain act differently when people meditate or pray.
August 19, 2010 Obama 'Obviously A Christian:' White House Flak