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The Origin of the Old Testament

The Origin of the Old Testament

Judaism is a classic “religion of the book.” But it wasn’t always so. Neither Moses nor the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob had a Bible.

Soccer on Boxing Day

Soccer on Boxing Day

I love Boxing Day. And I love Football—the English sort. Maybe I love Boxing Day because of Football. Yes, I think that’s the case. But if you think about it, both “loves” are strange things to say for an American, particularly since most Americans don’t know a thing about Boxing Day and very little about English Football.

In Memory of a Legend – Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95

In Memory of a Legend – Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95

There is a hush over South Africa (and indeed in many parts of the world) as people absorb the fact that the nation’s most famous and most admired citizen, Nelson Mandela is not with us anymore.

Perseverance and Patience – Learning from the MLS Cup

Perseverance and Patience – Learning from the MLS Cup

I remember the first time I saw the Sporting Kansas City Stadium. My dad, who lived in Kansas City before his sudden death, wanted me to see the beautiful arena, an 18,400-seat marvel—one of the finest stadiums in the MLS franchise. I was impressed as dad drove me around, letting me to get out and observe the progress of the work. This was around 2010. I knew immediately I wanted to catch a match on its pitch, a wish I’ve yet to fulfill.

Out-Of-School Suspensions – Road to Nowhere

Out-Of-School Suspensions – Road to Nowhere

Suspending students from school stops learning and increases chances of dropping out. And, minority and disabled students are over-represented in national school suspension statistics. Is there a better way to handle severe discipline problems?

Vibrant Families and Vibrant Religions go Hand in Hand

Vibrant Families and Vibrant Religions go Hand in Hand

By every measure, Europe has become increasingly secular since the 1960s. Even in the far more religious United States, the percentage of adults regularly attending church or synagogue fell from 41 to 31 percent, or roughly by a quarter, between 1972 and 2002.

Study about Entreprayneurs: Business Starters Pray more Frequently

Study about Entreprayneurs: Business Starters Pray more Frequently

A new study by Baylor University scholars of business and sociology found that entrepreneurs pray more frequently, and are more likely to view God as personal and active in their lives.

Human Longevity: The Ethical, Theological Implications of Delaying Death

Human Longevity: The Ethical, Theological Implications of Delaying Death

Today, as researchers continue to work on ways to extend life, theologians and ethicists are pondering the implications of living longer and delaying death.

Earth Day: Religion is Returning to Environmental Causes

Earth Day: Religion is Returning to Environmental Causes

In anticipation of Earth Day, religious and environmental leaders gathered at the University of Utah Law School’s 18th Stegner Symposium to discuss ecological theology and the ways religion is returning to environmental causes after decades away.

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