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Museum of the Bible aims for timeless name, imagery

Museum of the Bible

WASHINGTON — Museum of the Bible. That’s it. The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official. “We don’t need more to tell people who and what we are,” the museum’s founder and funder, Steve Green, told Religion …

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Pro-life college students fight for free speech

Pro-life students

A pro-life student group at the University of South Alabama (USA) has filed suit against the public college for limiting its First Amendment rights. The complaint, filed in federal court Aug. 22 by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), argues two …

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Climate change policies said to harm the poor

In a preemptive response to President Obama’s proposals at the United Nations for addressing climate change, a group of faith leaders released a document claiming that policies aimed at curbing carbon emissions tend to harm the poor unnecessarily. Meanwhile a …

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New modern Persian Bible launched

Rashin Soodmand

A major new translation of the whole Bible into modern Persian was launched in London and Istanbul last week (September 22- 24). The project was especially significant as some of its’ earliest contributors were martyred for their faith. Elam Ministries, …

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March for Jesus in Vienna draws 12,000

March for Jesus

I must admit, when organizers told me they were expecting 5,000 to 10,000 people to gather together in Vienna’s main square to proclaim the name of Jesus, I was skeptical. And when I was told a march around the central …

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Gay marriage support drops

Support for legalizing same-sex marriage in America has dropped from 54 percent to 49 percent since February, according to the latest poll by the Pew Research Center. But analysts are debating the poll’s significance. The percentage of those opposed to …

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