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Presbyterians Vote to Allow Gay Clergy

After 33 years of debate, ranging from polite to contentious, the Presbyterian Church (USA) has voted to overturn a ban on gay clergy. This decision is in no way absolute however, it only states that congregations may al ...

Category: Equal Rights Social Equality Social Justice

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Joe Strupp: Pot-Stirring Reporter by Day, Minister by Day, too.

With over 17 years of experience writing, reporting and editing, Joe Strupp is the quintessential "writer". He is known for covering and debating controversial topics, and not being afraid to lend his opinion. Highly reg ...

Category: Minister Profile

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What About the Dog?

Since the beginning of time, man has speculated about the end of it. When would the world end? This has become a bit of a trending topic lately, as the Mayan calendar is speculated to end in 2012, and other religions for ...

Category: End of the World

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Wedding Costs Rise, so do Online Ordinations

For most of the world, the month of May means a transition from spring into summer. It means the beginning of picnics and sunshine and 3 whole months of bliss. For the nearly 1 million women who will be getting married t ...

Category: ULC Topics

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Tantra: Combining Sexuality and Spirituality

The Heart of Tantric Sex Diana Richardson _"Tantra is love effort towards existence._ That is why so much of sex has been used by Tantra: because it is a love technique. It is not only love between man and woma ...

Category: ULC Books

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The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

In 2005, the Kansas State Board of Education held hearings to reconfigure how Evolution would be taught in the State's high school science curriculum. Unfortunately for high school students in Kansas the ...

Category: Religion ULC Books

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Killing to Make the World Safer

Osama bin Laden has been killed and a ten year manhunt has ended, but, as the President asserted in a Monday morning speech, is the world really safer? When special force commandos stormed the three story compound, loca ...

Category: Politics

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Extremism Kills.

Qur'an burning seems severe to some and despicable to most. In fact, many would never imagine doing such a thing. Whether it is because someone is sympathetic to the plight of the average Muslim or because they are able ...

Category: Christianity

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A Common Cause

One can't help but notice what seems to be an increase in natural disasters. Starting in 2006 with the tsunami that hit Southeast Asia the day after Christmas to this week's slew of tornadoes, disaster seems to be everyw ...

Category: Aid Disasters

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Capturing the Essence of the Royal Wedding

After an eight year courtship, Prince William and Kate Middleton are finally getting married. The couple will wed on April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey. Presiding over the wedding will be the Archbishop of Canterbury. M ...

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