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Sunday Aug 24 | News Max

Cornel West: Obama Disappoints With His 'Drone Presidency'

Socialist philosopher Cornel West calls President Barack Obama's tenure as president a letdown, even as he and many others saw the potential for a turning point when he was first elected in 2008.


Related Topix: Cornel West, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sunday Aug 24 | Gilmer Mirror

Cornel West: "He posed as a progressive and turned out to be...

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary and one of my favorite public intellectuals, a man who deals in penetrating analyses of current events, expressed in a pithy and highly quotable way.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Patching jobs together, minister holds to her calling

The Rev. Dominique Atchison, who recently lost her paid part-time job, leads a service at Brown Memorial Baptist Church in New York, where she works without pay.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Core Health Obligations from the Perspectives of Human Rights and Public Health

UCONN's CHIP lecture series will kick off on Thursday September 4th with Dr. Audrey R. Chapman, Ph.D speaking on "Core Health Obligations from the Perspectives of Human Rights and Public Health."


Related Topix: Columbia University, University of Connecticut, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Storrs, CT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Theological Symposium set for fall

Concordia Seminary will host its 25th Annual Theological Symposium - "Faithful Witness to God's Story in the World Around Us: Bringing a Unique Perspective to Common Human Experiences" - Sept.


Fri Aug 15, 2014


Triangle: Commemoration slated

A commemoration of the ordination of 11 women to the priesthood 40 years ago will be held on Aug. 24, 4 p.m., at The Episcopal Church of the Advocate, 8410 Merin Rd. The festivities will feature The Rev.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Gay/Lesbian, Columbia University, North Carolina Government

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Altus Times

The man behind the cartoon

Garry Trudeau, a Yale alumnus, is the creator of the cartoon "Doonesbury." In his cartoon, Trudeau gently lampoons The Reverend William Sloane Coffin as the cartoon character of Rev, Scot Sloan.


Related Topix: Yale University, US Military, US Army, Fort Monmouth, Montgomery, AL, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014


VIDEO: The People's Climate March

"The ship is turning" for climate change action, writes Rose Marie Berger in " Creation Yearning to be Free " in the September-October 2014 issue of Sojourners .


Tue Aug 05, 2014

Pocono Record

Partnership will provide information, services to the Poconos' Hispanic population

Vincent Henry, a native of Panama with fluent command of two languages, is the support services coordinator at the new FLECHA office.


Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Monroe County, PA, Columbia University

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Logos Bible Software Blog

Get 2 Bonhoeffer Books for Just $0.99

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a man of academic excellence, theological insight, and spiritual fortitude.


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Religion Dispatched

Taking (Public School) Teachers to Church, and the Mosque, and the Temple

Last month Kevin Childress of the Interfaith Center in NY followed twenty-five public school teachers from across the U.S. for three weeks as they went from mosque to Hindu temple to Baptist church in search of new ways to educate young Americans about religious diversity.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Dispatch

DSS board has new member

A Henderson minister has taken over Bill Scarlett's seat on the Vance County Department of Social Services Board of Directors.


Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Vance County, NC, Northern Arizona University, Brenau University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Herald

Former Comedian to Present Program on How Seniors Can Manage Stress

Will Miller, Ph.D., a therapist, instructor at Purdue University and former comedian, Dr. Miller's presentation will combine groundbreaking research with hilarious comedy at The Holmstad.


Related Topix: Purdue University, Columbia University, Walden University, Rutgers University, Batavia, IL