The World of Christianity
Barely two millennia old, Christianity boasts over two billion adherents, almost a third of the world's population. With a 2,000-year history of evangelism, expansion, and renewal, the sheer number of sects, communities, and traditions it embraces can be hard to keep track of. Fortunately, Christianity has kept up with the times and found its way to the Web. You can learn about it, practice it, and keep up to date with the Christian faith daily online.
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Though 2,000 years old, Christianity is anything but moribund. With Christian churches and people in every corner of the globe, there is a wealth of publications dealing with Christianity in the world today. While Christian books abound, there is also a great deal of information to be found on the Internet. Here are some of the best places to look for Christianity news.
- Some Christian news organizations focus on Christian issues while remaining objective; others try to view the news through a Christian perspective, injecting specific opinion into their reporting. Decide which type of news you're looking for so as not to be misled or disappointed.
- Many news sites employ a technology called RSS that will automatically notify and display new stories and headlines as they're posted. Sign up for RSS feeds when you can-they collect the newest information so you can be constantly in the know. For more on how to use RSS and other news technologies, see the findingDulcinea Blogs Web Guide.
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The Christian Post
is one of the more professional and objective Christian news publications online. With a clean and streamlined look, this site has international, domestic, and issues-focused news, and concentrates on stories of interest to the Christian community. The paper presents a Christian statement of faith, but is pan-denominational.
describes itself as "a magazine with evangelical conviction." The site includes features, news, editorials, reviews, and more, all of a professional quality. You can also subscribe to the print edition of the magazine by clicking on the ad on the right-hand side of the page.
delivers with news reporting and feature articles daily. This well-designed site is easy to navigate and includes a sports section, cartoons, and many other articles arranged by topic in different "digests."
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Christian Spotlight on Entertainment
reports on the latest in entertainment from a Christian perspective. Check out the movie reviews for insight into what Christian (or decidedly non-Christian) content you'll see in the films. For broader entertainment news, click over to the news section
, which also includes an excellent listing of various Christian and Christian entertainment-related sites for the professional entertainer and consumer alike.
For Christian books ...
is the place to buy Christian-themed books online. You'll find fiction, inspirational writing, and children's books. You can also find Bibles, as well as many other products, like DVDs, music, and games.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
is an online archive of classic Christian books in the public domain. Designed as a credible, but accessible information resource, this site lets you read a surprising number of classic texts online (For many titles, you can download the book in a variety of formats.) The powerful search tool enables you to search within the texts, as well as through a number of Christian dictionaries and encyclopedias for definitions of terminology.
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