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PIERRE - Two more members of Gov.-elect Dennis Daugaard's new Cabinet appeared to be in place Wednesday, while he announced the names of 24 citizens who are helping him fill three key posts. Kim Malsam-Rysdon seems in line to succeed Deb Bowman as...
The pulpit of Saint Andrew's Chapel isn't off to one side in deference to the altar, as it is in a Catholic church. It isn't a lectern wheeled onto the stage after the Christian rock band sits down, as it is in many nondenominational megachurches. The...
When is an apple more than an apple? When it's resting in Eve's palm – or better yet, in the hands of the storyteller(s) of Genesis. The same happens to other objects touched by myth: Fire, for instance, has Genesis-sized significance in the...
In his new book, the Rev. Tullian Tchividjian connects the Book of Jonah with the religious right. And with recent events at his Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. "Instead of the gospel, we've communicated moralism," the pastor of the Fort Lauderdale...
What is meant by the idea of "generational curses" from a biblical and practical perspective? I remember the time I was preparing a sermon on this topic and a lay leader in the church, an older gentleman, tried to school me on what it meant. I thought...
Staff reporterINCIDENT-HOMICIDE ARRESTS On 07-19-09 at 10:42pm Houma Police responded to a report of gunfire around the 800 block of Canal Street. Upon arrival officers discovered a 22 year-old male victim lying in the yard of a residence. He had been shot three times...
Staff reporterHouma police have arrested two men that they said were involved in a fatal shooting Sunday night related to a family feud. Twenty-eight-year-old Chris Anthony Frank and 29-year-old John Calvin Frank, both of Houma, were booked Monday with first-degree...
Tags: Crimes, Family, Assault, Crime, Law and Justice, Death
Sentinel Staff WriterAt recent meetings of FOCUS -- Federation of Congregations United to Serve -- crime has been the hottest topic. One of the largest, held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, drew worried residents from throughout the city who told stories such as a woman'...
Tags: Roman Catholicism, Family, Social Issues, Pine Hills, Fraud
In its editorial following the Anglican Communion's recent decennial Lambeth Conference, The Times makes a statement that needs a little parsing. In our culture, it is easy to adopt the "culture war" language. In fact, it is often encouraged. In this...
Tags: Religious Conflicts, Islam, Christianity, Globalization, Family
SAM HARRIS is the author of "The End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason" and "Letter to a Christian Nation."PETE STARK, a California Democrat, appears to be the first congressman in U.S. history to acknowledge that he doesn't believe in God. In a country in which 83% of the population thinks that the Bible is the literal or "inspired" word of the creator of the...
Tags: George W. Bush, Religious Texts, Islam, Sam Harris, Bible
Religion News ServiceA dozen heads bow as Derek Baars prays that God will bless their day at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. ``Holy Father, as we gather for prayer, we thank thee so much for the opportunity to come to thee,'' prays Baars, a blind student from...
Special to The TimesA brochure circulated by developers in the 1920s describes Glendale's Rossmoyne neighborhood as "within minutes of downtown Los Angeles yet it might be another world." Current residents probably would agree. The uniformity of the architecture, mature...
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