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    As the world marks Charles Darwin's 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of his book On the Origin of Species, Texas has become the latest battleground state in the evolution curriculum controversy.

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    "My life has been transformed. I don't know why God has blessed me and graced me the way God has. In my own mind, I don't deserve it."

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    A new faith advisory council of more than two dozen religious leaders will advise President Obama on policy issues.

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    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discusses the appointees to President Barack Obama’s new advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

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    Leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion have called on Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, to step down. Watch what Rev. Thomas Shaw, Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts, had to say after his trip to Zimbabwe last year.

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    Watch Peggy Bulger, director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, describe the response so far to the Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project.

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    On January 31, former Maryland lieutenant governor Michael Steele, a Roman Catholic, was elected the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee. Watch him talk about his faith and values.

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    The US is the only Western democracy that still sentences youthful offenders to life in prison without parole for serious crimes. But there is growing resistance to that.

    January 30, 2009 | Comments (47)

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    They were legendary warriors, and martial discipline or "action meditation" is their path to spiritual enlightenment.

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