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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 | gettyimages.com 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


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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


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Miasma – An ancient view of sin and pollution

One of the more underdeveloped concepts we have today is that of pollution. Sure, we all know about measurable pollution like CO2 / global warming and our dying oceans. But how about spiritual pollution? Not too many people talk about … Continue reading


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Review – Angels, Demons and Freemasons (DVD)

Are we ruled by a secret society of powerful mystics? Do the Freemasons represent more than just a charitable organization? Philip Gardiner’s new DVD, Angels, Demons and Freemasons explores these and other intriguing issues, leaving us with just as many … Continue reading