church http://wamc.org en 400 Teens Participate In Albany Work Camp http://wamc.org/post/400-teens-participate-albany-work-camp <p>Some 400 teens and young adults are in Albany this week, attending a work camp that has taken on repair and painting projects throughout the city.&nbsp;&nbsp; First Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a work camp in Albany through July 5th to&nbsp;provide small repairs and painting at 70 sites in the South End.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:57:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 93973 at http://wamc.org 400 Teens Participate In Albany Work Camp 2/20/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/22014-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Executive Editor of the Poughkeepsie Journal, Stu Shinske and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Ukraine Update<br />Drone report<br />NYS Solitary<br />Ex-Guard to Prison<br />Poor Church</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84237 at http://wamc.org 2/20/14 Panel "The Myth of Persecution" by Candida Moss http://wamc.org/post/myth-persecution-candida-moss <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Myth of Persecution</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><a href="http://www.candidamoss.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Candida Moss</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a leading expert on early Christianity, reveals how the early church exaggerated, invented, and forged stories of Christian martyrs and how the dangerous legacy of a martyrdom complex is employed today to silence dissent and galvanize a new generation of culture warriors.</span></p><p>According to cherished church tradition and popular belief, before the Emperor Constantine made Christianity legal in the fourth century, early Christians were systematically persecuted by a brutal Roman Empire intent on their destruction.</p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59315 at http://wamc.org "The Myth of Persecution" by Candida Moss A New Avenue To Alternative Worship Is Based On An Old Idea http://wamc.org/post/new-avenue-alternative-worship-based-old-idea <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts recently launched a new initiative to reach out to people of faith who have become disaffected by the institutional church. It’s called&nbsp; <a href="http://clearstorycollective.org/home/">Clearstory Collective</a> and it promotes opportunities for people seeking faith based communities and&nbsp; alternative worship. &nbsp;It is the brainchild of Rev. Christopher Carlisle, the diocesan missioner to higher education.&nbsp; He spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:50:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 50498 at http://wamc.org A New Avenue To Alternative Worship Is Based On An Old Idea Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate http://wamc.org/post/sacred-acts-how-churches-are-working-protect-earths-climate We welcome Mallory McDuff and speak about her book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0865717001/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=wamcnortheast-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0865717001">Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0865717001" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /></em>. Mon, 21 May 2012 14:48:56 +0000 Joe Donahue 39436 at http://wamc.org Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate