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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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Bitumen Summer


by Donna Sinclair When the National Energy Board informed me last May that I was not allowed to write them a letter about Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline, I was shocked.  I shouldn’t have been. According to author Andrew Nikiforuk, “Oil hinders democracy.” And the Board’s refusal to allow me to comment on Enbridge’s plan to […]

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Writing Democracy. Or not.


by Donna Sinclair When social justice types run out of new ways to make our voices heard, we can always fall back on writing letters. I like this approach. It gives me a chance to do research and offers the recipient a chance to read and reflect on my argument carefully. Well we could always […]

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