Tag Archives: christianity

Notes & Asides, 9-14-11

This space received some criticism online from commenter Michael: "I see that this platform is turning into a “hit” parade of posters that challenge, which I didn’t see coming when I read the initial post as to why this was created. I find it odd."

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My experience in Kenya

This summer, I went to Kenya on a missions trip for 20 days. It was life-changing. I had to write about it. Writing about something like this reminded me about something Saul Bellow once wrote: “A piece of writing is ...

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The right is wrong on the Mosque

Upon news that plans were underway to build a mosque as part of a 15 story Islamic cultural center two blocks away from ground zero, Americans lost their collective heads.

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@issue: What should the kids be taught?

As my colleague Mike Boylan has pointed out, the Texas board of education, according to The New York Times, “approved a social studies curriculum that will put a conservative stamp on history and economics textbooks, stressing the superiority of American capitalism, questioning the Founding Fathers’ commitment to a purely secular government and presenting Republican political philosophies in a more positive light.”

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The new Christian question: Where did Jesus go?

A certain Sunday every year, brings together a confusing mix of eggs and bunnies colored with an overwhelming brightness of baby colors that would make any proper goth, or mere pessimist cringe upon sight.

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Education about religion topic of panel

The Veritas Forum, in its fifth year at Fresno State, is an annual event which deals with topics of religious and moral questions. This year’s forum, on the topic, “Ignorance Isn’t Bliss,” hosted two experts in the field of religious ...

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University Lecture Series presents Ben Stein

The University Lecture Series will host actor and political activist Ben Stein on Thursday, Mar. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Satellite Student Union.

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