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The evolving state of Mormon heaven
Mormon leaders attempt to reframe the faith's longheld doctrine of "exaltation," the belief that truly devout Mormons can rise to godhood and even create new worlds, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly..
The pope and the Pentecostal smartphone
In a call for Christian unity, Pope Francis addressed a crowd of Pentecostal Protestants with a surprising request ... and received a surprising response, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
God and millenials: it's complicated
Nomad faith is now the American way, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Obama on religious freedom -- overseas
The president's defense of religious freedom doesn't square with his administration's policies on mandating health-insurance coverage of sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Dark secrets in modern pews
Survey results indicate 69 percent of American pastors agree that pornography has "adversely affected the lives of our church members," writes religion columnist, Terry Mattingly.
Religious debate and the app store wars, Part II
Powerful digital corporations -- think Apple, Google and Facebook -- sometimes stifle religious discourse to protect their own interests, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Religious debates and the App Store, Part I
The Apple App Store, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly, appears to have a policy which marginalizes faith-based products.
Baptists rethinking catechisms
Some educators, on the Baptist left and right, now believe that it's time for modern Baptists to use an ancient tool -- the catechism -- in their struggles against biblical and doctrinal illiteracy
Duck elderly patriarchs preaching doctrine!
Clearly, it's getting harder for traditional religious believers to publicly voice, let alone to boldly defend, the ancient doctrines of their faith writes religion columnist Terry Mattiongly.
Pope Francis and the top stories of 2013
To no one's surprise, the election of Pope Francis was selected as the year's No. 1 religion story.
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