Faith & Prayer
The Election Results
Are you satisfied with the results in the recent American elections? Share your opinion with others in the Beliefnet Community.
The Community News Blog Is Back!
Beliefnet is happy to announce the return of the Community News Blog! You’ll find a wide range of topics covered in this blog. Be sure to check out the latest forums, contests, and photo galleries that will all be highlighted here. What do YOU want to see in future entries? Share with us your thoughts…
Pay It Forward
How do you offer a helping hand to those in your own community? Share how you pay it forward to your friends and neighbors. Have you worked in a soup kitchen? | Discuss moral issues | Beliefnet Community
Where Were You on Sept. 11?
Historic, tragic events often are seared into the collective memory of a nation such as the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., or the Challenger explosion. For millions, a mild September morning nine years ago also became a seminal moment in American…
Fla. Pastor Cancels Quran Burning on 9/11
Florida pastor Terry Jones said his church is suspending plans to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary of Sept. 11. But it remains unclear if it will take place on another day. The Rev. Terry Jones defied international condemnation by resisting to drop the plans announced earlier this summer. He said his…
Happy 5771! Sunset Wednesday marked the beginning of Rosh Hashanah or “Head of the Year” or “First of the Year” in Hebrew. “Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the spiritual calendar and the birth of the world. It serves as a reminder of the special relationship between God and his children, now and always. And…
Life Before Birth
What do you believe? Does our life begin at birth or before that point? Share your own thoughts and take a look at what other community members are saying. Discuss the Idea of a ‘Past Life’ | Celebrate a new birth | Get to know the new Community!
Petraeus: Quran Burning Could Harm Troops
General David Petraeus, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, says a Florida church’s plan to burn copies of Muslims’ holy book could endanger American troops and Americans worldwide. Dove World Outreach Center has gained attention for organizing “International Burn a Quran Day” to coincide with the ninth anniversary of Sept. 11. Petraeus condemned…
Celebrating Labor Day
In the United States, many people recognize it as the unofficial end of summer and the start of a new school year. What do you do on Labor Day? What does the secular holiday mean to you? Do you agree with a sentiment attributed to Kahlil Gibran or embodied by individuals such as Nobel Peace…
Mideast Peace Talks Resume
Hosted by President Obama, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday for peace talks, the first in two years. Obama said Abbas and Netanyahu believe they can achieve a peace deal within a year.Primer: U.S. relations with the Mideast | Path to Peace | Video: President Carter’s formula for peaceCan an…
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