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Jiminy Cricket! The notion of allowing your children to use swear words — in certain controlled settings, when they are old enough — provokes heated response. I know, because I suggested that very notion in this column a few weeks ago and...
Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaA variety of women's events and activities will be held this Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the headquarters of Baha Technical Training Council, on the sidelines of the ongoing First Heritage Festival there. Director of public relations at the...
If a thief robs by violence, swears falsely and then confesses his guilt, the Torah tells us that he is liable to return the value of the object plus an additional one-fifth to the plaintiff. (Numbers 5:6, 7) If, however, the plaintiff dies leaving no...
Tags: Shavuot, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Torah, Judaism
Grand Forks HeraldThe Minnesota Legislature's vote to legalize same-sex marriage has made a core truth about modern American life become clear: For better or worse, traditional values are subject to majority rule. That's the lesson of social change of the past...
St. Louis Post-DispatchResidents here have been peppered lately with automated phone calls urging them to help stop Illinois from legalizing same-sex marriage. The calls aren't from some conservative family group or Republican Party affiliate. They're from a prominent black...
Eric Dulis with the Breitbart blog passes this along: Channel miniseries The Bible and it left you wanting more, take heart! The cable phenomenon has its own book adaptation. It's called A Story of God and All of Us: A Novel Based on the Epic TV...
SPENCERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — At last, it is written. Four years after he began his project to write out every word of the Bible, Phillip Patterson penned the very last lines Saturday at an upstate New York church. "Every single curly-q, every single...
Tags: AIDS, Bible, Religion and Belief
"And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing...
Tags: Bible, Religion and Belief
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
Austin Daily HeraldWith cheers and protests thundering through the Capitol, the Minnesota House on Thursday took a historic step toward legalizing same-sex marriage. The bill passed 75-59 with resounding DFL support and the votes of four Republicans. The measure now...
JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews flooded into the Old City’s Western Wall Plaza early Friday in a boisterous and sometimes violent protest against a group of female activists exercising a newly court-affirmed right to pray at the holy...
Michael McAuliff writes for the Huffington Post about Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's rebuttal to those who contend God would never allow mankind to destroy the planet: Although Whitehouse did not name names, some of his Senate colleagues could be counted as...
Tags: Pat Roberts, Environmental Issues, Weather, Paul C. Broun, Bible
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