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An Open Letter to Ann Coulter

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The following is a guest post in the form of an open letter from Special Olympics athlete and global messenger John Franklin Stephens to Ann Coulter after this tweet during last night’s Presi...
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Kentucky Baptists use gun giveaways to lure unchurched to Christ

Kentucky Baptists use gun giveaways to lure unchurched to Christ | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
In an effort its spokesman has described as 'outreach to rednecks,' the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading 'Second Amendment Celebrations,' where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting th
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To Stave Off Decline, Churches Attract New Members With Beer

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As a way to bring new people to the chuch, a few mainline churches are experimenting with informal services centered around craft beer. The result is not sloshed congregants; rather, it's an attempt to do church differently.
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Moody Bible Institute Drops Alcohol and Tobacco Ban for Employees

Moody Bible Institute Drops Alcohol and Tobacco Ban for Employees | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
School follows Wheaton, Huntington, and Asbury in emphasizing 'values not rules.'
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Being Gay at Jerry Falwell's University

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A former student's account of coming out at Liberty University
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Colbert Report: Simone Campbell

The Executive Director of NETWORK talks about Christmas, pluralism, poverty and Paul Ryan.
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Southern Baptist Leader: 'Gun-Free Zones Are A Fantasy' : NPR

Southern Baptist Leader: 'Gun-Free Zones Are A Fantasy' : NPR | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
Robert Siegel talks to Dr. Richard Land, director of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and whether Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., has changed his views on gun control.
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Pat Robertson challenges creationism

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By Dan Merica, CNN Washington (CNN) – Televangelist Pat Robertson challenged the idea that Earth is 6,000 years old this week, saying the man who many credit with conceiving the idea, former Archbishop of Ireland James Ussher, “wasn’t inspired by...
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Crisis in Church of England After Rejection of Female Bishops

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The archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, said the Anglican Church had lost credibility with the vote, and Prime Minister David Cameron urged the church to find a way to resolve church-state relations.
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Biblical & Religious Studies at Fresno Pacific U.

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This is a site designed to enhance the classroom instruction in biblical studies at FPU.

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Brown Alumna Recalls What She Failed to Learn

Brown Alumna Recalls What She Failed to Learn | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
I was the bare-minimum student, checking off “to do” boxes, and the plan worked. I didn’t learn much of anything.
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Following Jesus Yet Still Hindu or Sikh? Mission Leaders Weigh In on New Communities

It doesn't sound right: someone claiming to be both a follower of Jesus Christ while still identifying himself as a Hindu or Sikh. But some respected missiologists are defending the new communities in India called Yeshu Satsang as biblical.

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An Open Letter to Ann Coulter

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Baptist leader to evangelicals: tone down rhetoric and pull back from political fray and culture wars.

Baptist leader to evangelicals: tone down rhetoric and pull back from political fray and culture wars. | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention says it is time for evangelicals to tone down the rhetoric and pull back from the political fray and culture wars.
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Kentucky Churches Giving Away Guns To Help People Discover Jesus

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The Kentucky Baptist Convention wants to "point people to Christ" by giving away guns at Second Amendment Celebrations hosted across the state.
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A Catholic Case Against MOOCs

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Instead of following the hype, Roman Catholic colleges can treat education as a moral enterprise that develops human dignity and social justice.
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"Catholic organizations have known for a long time that to educate the poor, you have to go to them. In fact, to educate anyone fully—addressing their moral and spiritual development as well as their intellect—teachers and students must be present to each other."

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Soldier Suicides Hit a Record High as Churches Reshape Ministries

Deaths attributed to suicide surpassed the number of service members killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2012.
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The 5 Comments Preachers Hate Most | Leadership Journal

The 5 Comments Preachers Hate Most | Leadership Journal | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
Dealing with post-sermon remarks.
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Walking Through Life As 'The Pastor' : NPR

Walking Through Life As 'The Pastor' : NPR | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
Saturday on weekends on All Things Considered, host Guy Raz spoke with Pastor Eugene Peterson about his keeping faith in times of tragedy.
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Newtown Tragedy: Would A Good God Allow Such Evil? : NPR

Newtown Tragedy: Would A Good God Allow Such Evil? : NPR | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of tragic events like the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., people often question why an all-powerful God would allow such evil to happen.
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Thankful for a demonstration of Native American grace - Occasio

Thankful for a demonstration of Native American grace - Occasio | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
I don’t care much for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but we usually have it on while we’re running around the house getting food ready and packing up to go to grandma’s. This morning I was surprised by one parade...
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Church of England Refuses to Allow Female Bishops

Church of England Refuses to Allow Female Bishops | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
The church’s governing body narrowly blocked a move that would have permitted women to serve as bishops.
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Church shooting prompts security concerns

The fatal shooting at a College Park, Ga., megachurch two weeks ago reminded pastors that their churches are uniquely vulnerable.
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‘No Religion’ on the Rise: 19.6% Have No Religious Affiliation - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

‘No Religion’ on the Rise: 19.6% Have No Religious Affiliation - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it

The number of Americans claiming ‘no religion’ continues to grow at a rapid pace. Click to read more.

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Another Path of Jesus | Leadership Journal

Another Path of Jesus | Leadership Journal | Biblical and Religious Studies News | Scoop.it
Walking the way of Jesus has meant embracing my Native American Heritage.
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