Faith: Christian

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    At the time of Saddam Hussein’s overthrow, an estimated one million Christians were living in Iraq. Now about one-third of Iraq’s Christian community have fled the country in order to escape increasing violence and hostility from their Muslim countrymen. More

    July 23, 2010 | Comments

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    According to the majority, the Christian Legal Society is not entitled to a “preferential exemption.” But according to the dissent, the Court’s decision in Christian Legal Society v Martinez is “a serious setback for freedom of expression.” More

    July 2, 2010 | Comments

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    “As chaplains we absorb people’s sadness, their brokenness, their depth of spiritual despair,” says Dennis Gibbs, an Episcopal chaplain at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles. “In many ways we hold for these inmates what they cannot hold for themselves.” More

    June 18, 2010 | Comments

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    “It is much easier for God to get through our defenses when we’re in a wilderness,” says John Lionberger. He leads kayak and canoe trips that he says “get to the transcendent through the physical.” More

    June 4, 2010 | Comments

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    “There are moments when we must challenge the laws of society,” says Bishop Minerva Carcano of the United Methodist Church’s Desert Southwest Conference. More

    May 21, 2010 | Comments

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    How have religion in general and the King James Bible in particular figured in America’s literary history? More

    May 11, 2010 | Comments

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    Texas Board of Education member Don McLeroy says he want to make sure “the founders’ dependence upon God that they wrote into the documents” is presented in public school textbooks. More

    April 30, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch the scene outside the Supreme Court on April 19 following oral arguments in the case of Christian Legal Society v Martinez. More

    April 20, 2010 | Comments

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    “The Constitution protects the rights of groups to come together to articulate their messages and choose their messengers,” says Greg Baylor, attorney for the Christian Legal Society. More

    April 16, 2010 | Comments

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    As national elections approach in the fragile African country of Sudan, one church’s commitment to its education, agriculture, water, and micro-enterprise projects there remains steadfast. More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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