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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! INTERNATIONAL Jump Rope Heroes: Watch School Kids Set A One-Minute Guinness World Record The video is mesmerizing, if a bit noisy: Moving in a figure-eight pattern, elementary school students hop over a jump rope with perfect timing, […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Two Ways of Pronouncing ‘Amen’ Even after all these years on Sirius XM, a radio listener can still call the Busted Halo Show with a question for Father Dave that he’s never been asked before. That’s […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIVING Welcome to the Lush Cosmetics factory! When I was a child, I dreamed of visiting Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory. Unfortunately, that wasn’t possible, since it only ever existed in author Roald Dahl’s fabulous imagination. But […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Even in Canada, Conservative Churches Are Growing Amid the decades-long decline in mainline Protestantism in North America, researchers in Canada recently found an “elusive sample” of congregations whose growth has bucked the trend….Read Full Article From […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIETY Dear Grandkids Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart…Read Full Article From ucobserver SPIRITUALITY A Light in the Abyss Since the dawn of time, people have searched for truth amid the metaphorical abyss of […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Easter’s Blow to My Social Apathy This is what it means to be a Christian—on Easter Sunday and every day. God’s people are called to risk their lives for those whose voices have been stifled. One […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIAL JUSTICE What DNA Ancestry Testing Can (and Can’t) Tell You There’s two different competing interests here: One is people wanting to know more about their genealogy and their genetic genealogy, which might cause them to reveal […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! BIOLOGY Why Killer Viruses Are on the Rise The rich diversity in the rain forest doesn’t apply to just creatures we can see. It also applies to creatures we can’t see. Microcreatures. Nanocreatures. You guessed it: viruses….Read […]

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Who is the God We Need Now?


by Donna Sinclair One of the great pleasures of retirement is having time to re-read authors who have been enriched your life over the years. After listening to the Trump inauguration speech, with its warlike image of a God who blesses America but not, apparently, Muslims, refugees, or the rest of the world, I felt […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Why Can’t Women Pray at the Western Wall? Israel’s High Court has ordered the government and the rabbinic administration of the Western Wall to respond by Feb. 1 to a question: Why should women be denied […]

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