Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Presbyterian News and Analysis


Parsons among Christian leaders calling for end to US strikes in Iraq

By David Gibson | Religion News Service Even as some prominent Christians are calling on the U.S. to take more forceful military action against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria,…

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Carmen's Writings

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Islamic Caliphate; why should I care?

A few days ago the globally recognized terrorist group, Boko Haram, declared an Islamic Caliphate in one Nigerian city. Three questions: How did that happen? What is a Caliphate?…

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Other Religious News

Only Color That Matters-2


By Priscilla Shirer, Going Beyond Ministries I’ve been waiting – waiting and thinking about when and if to write about it here. Wondering if this virtual living room…

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Media Reviews

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Edwards on the Christian life

Book review by Nathan A. Finn, The Gospel Coalition Of the writing of books about Jonathan Edwards there is no end. Scholars have focused their attention on aspects…

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Prayer Blog


What teachers really need for ‘back to school’

By Christopher Copeland, The Gospel Coalition I recently enjoyed one of the perks of being a teacher, as I sat outside at a café and read the newspaper….

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2014 General Assembly (PCUSA)

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Repairing a relationship with Presbyterian clergy

By Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson, The Jewish Week   In late June, when the three innocent Israeli teenagers kidnapped by Hamas had not yet been found murdered and…

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