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Religion

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Why Focus on the Family's documentary, Irreplaceable is replaceable

    When I showed up for an advance screening of Focus on the Family's documentary, Irreplaceable, about one man's attempt to define what makes a family, I had a knot in my stomach. I was entering hostile territory. See also: James Mhoon on Focus on the Family's new documentary and God's perfect design ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Review photos: The Book of Mormon is a godsend!

    The Book of Mormon finally arrived in Denver, freighted with a massive weight of hype, slick marketing, praise and excitement for this musical created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, both Colorado natives. The show had sold out within hours last January, with friends posting photographs of themselves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Tim Tebow to become Times Square Tim in New York, says Focus on the Family

    After the Broncos traded Tim Tebow to the Jets, televangelist Pat Robertson accused Denver of treating Tebow shabbily. But a spokesman for Colorado Springs' Focus on the Family, for which Tebow made a 2010 Super Bowl ad, doesn't echo this claim. Instead, he believes the events that led the Broncos t ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Trey Parker thanks Joseph Smith, the other author of The Book of Mormon

    broadway.comCollaborators Trey Parker (left) and Joseph Smith.​Local boys Trey Parker and Matt Stone made good -- very, very good -- last night when the former University of Colorado students won nine Tony awards, including Best Musical, for The Book of Mormon. But while they were embraced by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Our Lady of Guadalupe Church members fight to restore mural of Mexican patron saint

    A now-covered painting.​This afternoon, a group of about thirty Catholics from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in North Denver marched into the headquarters of the Archdiocese of Denver. Their mission? To deliver a letter asking the archbishop for a third time to restore the church's mural of Ou ... More >>

  • News

    August 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Q&A with Scott Pomfret, author of Since My Last Confession

    Scott Pomfret. Scott Pomfret is an anomaly: a gay Catholic. When he decided to write Since My Last Confession: A Gay Catholic Memoir, a book about his experiences in his Boston church, it changed his life in ways he hadn't expected -- including being removed from his shrine. Westword caught up wit ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 11, 2007

    Splitting Infinity

    This debate between science and religion doesn’t quite come together.

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 20, 2006

  • Calendar

    January 9, 2003

    Exhibit A

    Where it's always showtime

  • Calendar

    December 12, 2002

    Spellbound

    Casting spells in a modern world.

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 14, 2002

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    Rome on the Range

    The pending sale of Good Shepherd Elementary sticks close to home.

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    The Spirit Moves Her

    Jamie Korngold, the Adventure Rabbi, seeks the sacred in God's outdoor gym.

  • Calendar

    May 16, 2002

    Mobile Shrine

    Buddhist relics visit the West as part of a rare tour.

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Follow That Story

    Eighty-Six Million Dimes

  • Calendar

    May 9, 2002

    Small World

    A trip into the past unearths one of the bonds that built Denver’s community.

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    He Got Blame

    Bleeped words and dropped balls mark the media frenzy around the suspension of Dan Issel.

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    A Click in Time Saves Minds

    The cyber-brawl over Scientology spreads to search engines.

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Born to Believe

    Church members had faith that God would heal their children. But often faith wasn't enough.

  • Calendar

    September 21, 2000

    The Rite Stuff

    Come dance naked in the woods at Pagan Pride Day.

  • Film

    April 6, 2000

    Oh, Jerusalem!

    This study of misogyny in orthodox religion is slow and one-sided.

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Soup With a Smile

    Their mission is to help the homeless, but now the Catholic Workers are trying to keep a roof over their own heads.

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Back in Black

    The goth culture is in for a dark time at Arvada West High School.

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    The Black Sheep

    Unitarian minister Joel Miller finds out it's hard to lead the wrong kind of church in southwest Jefferson County

  • News

    April 1, 1999
  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Buddha Behind Bars

    For these federal prisoners, their last chants finally gave them inner peace.

  • Calendar

    September 3, 1998
  • Music

    March 5, 1998

    All Pagan, All the Time

    Praise Goddess! The Wicca Pagan Broadcast Network is ready for another Netcasting day.

  • News

    October 30, 1997

    Preach for the Stars

    Meet Bill McCartney's good buddy, golfing pal and spiritual partner: Pastor James Ryle.

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Hush-Hush Money

    An anti-Scientology activist claims that the church made him an offer he had to refuse: $12 million.

  • News

    May 1, 1997

    God's Own Party

    Everything's divine in Arvada, where the GOP has veered sharply to the religious right.

  • News

    March 20, 1997
  • News

    March 6, 1997

    Nightmare on the Net

    A web of intrigue surrounds the high-stakes legal brawl between FACTnet and the Church of Scientology.

  • News

    December 19, 1996

    Ire of Newt

    One of Denver's most promising young Republicans defects to the pagans.

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    The Vision Thing

    A local conference on apparitions of the Virgin Mary features a Medjugorje speaker. The critics hoot.

  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Sanctuary

    For a century this inner-city church has served as a refuge. But its most important mission has always been outside the walls.

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    Dead, Schmed

    So what's with all these Jewish Deadheads? Doug Gertner has a theory or two.

  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Still Crazy After All These Years

    The names of the patriots have changed, but not their tune.

  • Music

    June 13, 1996
  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bloodletting

    Performance artist Cristofer Lix talks and sings about living with AIDS.

  • Culture

    May 9, 1996
  • News

    November 15, 1995

    SET IN STONE

    ROY NEAL FOUND HIS CALLING THROUGH TROWEL AND ERROR.

  • News

    October 11, 1995
  • News

    October 4, 1995
  • News

    October 4, 1995

    STALKING THE NET

    IN THE ONLINE BRAWL OVER SCIENTOLOGY, INTERNET USERS DISCOVER THAT VIRTUAL REALITY BITES BACK.SHOWDOWN IN CYBERSPACE THE BATTLE OVER SCIENTOLOGY'S SECRETS IGNITES A HOLY WAR ON THE INTERNET.

  • Film

    June 1, 1994
  • News

    May 4, 1994
  • News

    February 16, 1994

    EXPERIENCE NOT NEEDED

    DO TEACHERS GET BETTER WITH AGE? ASK THOSE WHO WERE LET GO AT MACHEBEUF HIGH.

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