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Bible still viewed as sacred but views changing

Most Americans still view the Bible as sacred, but perceptions and attitudes about Scripture are becoming more polarized, so says the annual “State of the Bible in 2013” report from the American Bible Society. Most Americans (77 percent) believe morals ...

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Your journey to vibrant health

A very wise and highly respected dean at my college also happened to be my student government adviser. We worked side-by-side with the other elected college students, ensuring 1987 would be the best year they would experience. Many of us ...

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Hollywood looks to the Bible for screenplay potential

Son of God movie

HOLLYWOOD — Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios ...

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  • Abortion defunding bill fails in Senate
    The effort to remove the federal government from the abortion business failed Thursday (Jan. 17) in the U.S. Senate. Senators voted, 48-47, to bring the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act to the floor for a vote on final passage. But the roll call fell far short of the 60 […]
  • A tale of two marches | The two sides of the abortion debate
    Today [Jan. 18, 2019], tens of thousands are descending on Washington, D.C., for the forty-fifth year in a row to demand an end to legal abortion. Every year since Roe v. Wade, the March for Life has served as a public witness to the whole nation of the millions killed in the womb in the name […]
  • ‘Unborn Child’ | Remembering a musical plea for life
    This month marks the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion-on-demand the law of the land. It also marks the 45th anniversary of what is arguably the most courageous act in pop culture history. In the early 1970s, the Texas-born duo of Jim Seals and Dash Crofts was at the peak of their popularity. […]
  • Christian women targets for persecution
    Targeted Christian persecution tailored to hurt women is trending globally, Open Doors reported in its 2019 World Watch List of 50 countries most dangerous for Christians to practice their faith. “The data proves conclusively that Christian women are the most exploited group on the face of the earth today,” Open Doors President David Curry said […]
  • Dementia and religion: ‘What if I forget about God?’
    When geropsychologist Benjamin Mast evaluates dementia clients at his University of Louisville research lab, there’s a question some people of faith ask him: “What if I forget about God?” It’s a query that reflects the struggles of people facing diseases like Alzheimer’s. Dementia is the overall term for memory loss and cognitive impairment that results […]
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