The Rapidian

Spirituality

Ethics and Religion Talk: Where does Morality Come From?

Submitted 04-27-2020 under OPINION

Fred asks, “What is morality and where does it come from?”

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Sharing in the gifts of Ramadan 2020

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

This year, Ramadan, a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset which starts on April 25, will be unlike any before for Muslims around the world.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Heaven and Hell Based on a Merit System?

Submitted 04-20-2020 under OPINION

Gen asks, “Is there a heaven and hell, or a type of merits-based system that determines the afterlife?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Divorce OK?

Submitted 04-13-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, “Is divorce OK?”

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Celebrating religious holidays during a pandemic

Submitted 04-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are entering that time of the year when many religions celebrate major holidays. These are holidays when communities come together to share the meaningful stories of their traditions.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19, Crisis, part 2

Submitted 04-06-2020 under OPINION

More words of encouragement and hope to address the uncertainties and fears of living under the shadow of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19 Crisis

Submitted 03-30-2020 under OPINION

The Ethics and Religion Talk panel shares some words of encouragement and hope to address the uncertainties and fears of living under the shadow of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Sacred distancing: Religious organizations in Grand Rapids adapting to COVID-19 pandemic through online services, engagement

Submitted 03-26-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Local churches and congregations, from Christian to Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, and Sikh backgrounds, are embracing online services and engagement in the face of the growing pandemic.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Marriage Divine?

Submitted 03-23-2020 under OPINION

Vaughn asks, “Is marriage a divine thing?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Where does Mortality Come From?

Submitted 03-16-2020 under OPINION

VC asks, “What is mortality and where does it come from?”

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