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Today’s Top Tweet – Earth at night

Earth at night video – #mankind #Earth #space — (@earthpages) December 20, 2016 OPINION Part of me is tempted to go into the usual New Age preachy theme about how we’re all one and if we just came … Continue reading

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Though only 1% Hindu, 25% Italians believe in reincarnation & 20% in karma

Special to In a predominantly Christian nation Italy, though only one per cent declared to be Hindu, but a quarter believed in reincarnation and nearly a fifth believed in karma, according to a survey/poll conducted by research firm SWG … Continue reading

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A Brief Guide to African-American Worship

By Dr Ty King While the diverse cultures of the Christian world have their distinctive and beautiful approaches of worshipping, there’s something distinctively enriching regarding African-American Christian worship. We trust it exemplifies principal outlines of thought & experience that do … Continue reading

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Purging daily demons: what’s behind the popularity of exorcisms?

Joseph P Laycock, Texas State University At Texas State University, I teach an honors course called “Demonology, Possession, and Exorcism.” It’s not a gut course. My students produce research papers on topics that range from the role of sleep paralysis … Continue reading

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Academic print books are dying. What’s the future?

View image | Donald Barclay, University of California, Merced The print-format scholarly book, a bulwark of academia’s publish-or-perish culture, is an endangered species. The market that has sustained it over the years is collapsing. Sales of scholarly books in … Continue reading

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In our Wi-Fi world, the internet still depends on undersea cables

Nicole Starosielski, New York University Recently a New York Times article on Russian submarine activity near undersea communications cables dredged up Cold War politics and generated widespread recognition of the submerged systems we all depend upon. Not many people realize … Continue reading


Love Thy Neighbour: A Look at the Relationship between Modern Christians and the LGBT Community

By Jessica Wayner  . Homophobia and transphobia are serious issues within Canada and yet majorly overlooked due to this country’s reputation of acceptance and multiculturalism. It is reported that both gay and lesbian Canadians are two times more likely to be victimized and bisexuals … Continue reading