religion

11:38am

Thu February 2, 2012
Scarritt-Bennett Conference Attracts 20+ Scholars

"Big-I" Conference Explores Religion's Evolution

Rabi Rami Shapiro
Scarritt-Bennett Center

MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)  --  What will religion and spirituality look like in years to come?  That’s the big question being explored this weekend during the “Big I” conference being held at the Wisdom House at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville.

More than 20 speakers from across the nation and representing different faith backgrounds will be on hand to offer their insights. The conference will include both formal presentations and opportunities for attendees to interact with the featured speakers.

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11:47am

Fri December 9, 2011
ACLJ Attorney Downplays Sumner Schools Settlement

ACLU Attorney Objects to Settlement Characterization

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT)  WMOT News told you yesterday about the American Civil Liberties Union and the Sumner County Board of Education settling a law suit claiming the system was promoting Christianity.

In a consent decree announced earlier this week schools officials agreed to a long list of changes.  However, David French, the attorney who represented the school system in the case, downplayed the scope of those changes when he spoke with WMOT.

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