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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! CHRISTMAS How Does an Advent Calendar Work? In today’s throwback podcast, Father Dave answers a caller’s question about Advent calendars: “Why are Advent calendars that are sold in stores always dated December 1-24, instead of the actual […]

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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! OPINION Religion is alive and well in America. Don’t believe it? Ask a professor. Cox recognizes that many “claim that a college education adversely affects religiosity,” but points out that “[t]hough the U.S. is becoming less religious, […]

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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! HEALTH How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health We humans are time-keeping machines. And it seems we need regular sleeping and eating schedules to keep all of our clocks in sync. Studies show […]

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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! CONSERVATION Group files suit to recognize the Colorado River as a person Corporations have rights…why not rivers? While a new lawsuit based on the concept is probably not a sure bet to win, it raises an important […]

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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! PLANET For the Love of Earth Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause?…Read Full Article From Yes!magazine PRAYER […]

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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! RESEARCH The Skeptical State of Bible Reading in 2017 Two surveys examine who studies Scripture, who doesn’t, and why…Read Full Article From Christianity Today ANTHROPOLOGY New Evidence Suggests Humans Arrived in The Americas Earlier Than Thought Researchers […]

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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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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 The Lasting Trauma of Japanese American Incarceration On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt empowered military commanders to execute the “forced evacuation” of anyone with Japanese ancestry from the West Coast of the United […]

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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! HOLIDAYS See the Valentine’s Day Cards That Changed How Americans Express Their Love For the artistry of her designs and her success at commercializing Valentine’s Day cards in the U.S., Esther Howland became known as the “Mother […]

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Opinion: Who would Jesus discriminate against?


 by Susan McCaslin This posting originally appeared on The Vancouver Sun’s website at http://www.vancouversun.com. There has been much recent public debate about whether provincial law societies should recognize proposed law degrees issued by Trinity Western University, a private evangelical institution in Langley.The issue revolves around what I see asTWU’s clearly discriminatory “community covenant,” which students […]

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