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Seven Deadly Sins - Pride, Part 2

Pride is a driving force in drama. Combine pride with ambition and greed and you can bring down the hero and/or villain. “Beauty and the Beast” opens with the Beast refusing to provide shelter for the old wom ...

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Understanding Ramadan, the Muslim Holy Month

For the world’s two billion Muslims, Ramadan is the Holy Month of each year. It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, beginning when the new moon appears and ending when the next new moon appears. This year, ...

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Seven Deadly Sins- Pride, Part 1

Pride is defined as “a high or inordinate opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc.” Probably the most famous ...

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New Study Links Fundamentalism to Brain Damage

A new study published last month in Neuropsychologia links Christian fundamentalist beliefs to damage in the prefrontal cortex of people who adhere to this belief system. Jordan Grafinan of Northwestern University and a ...

Category: Religion Science

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Psalms of Encouragement

Even though National Poetry Month has come and gone, let’s take a look at the Psalms. Most scholars consider Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon poetic books. The Psalms are some of the most lyr ...

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Salt in the New Testament

One of the most famous references to salt is from Matthew 5, when Jesus is preaching the Sermon on the Mount. The disciples are referred to as “the salt of the earth.” Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary e ...

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What Role Does Salt Play in the Old Testament?

Salt is mentioned throughout the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments. Understanding its role in ancient times can help you understand scripture. In Israel, the Dead Sea was a source of salt, which in the Old Testam ...

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Seven Deadly Sins - Greed

Greed, also known as avarice, is defined as “an inordinate or insatiable longing for material gain.” Typically, greed refers to material wealth, but it can also apply to power, status and food. How is greed ...

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Remembering Katharine Drexel During Women’s History Month

The list of Americans canonized by the Roman Catholic Church is a short one. Most of the people considered American saints were not even born in the United States, but in Europe. Elizabeth Ann Seton, known for her contri ...

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Seven Virtues - Hope

The final three virtues that we’ll be discussing are faith, hope and charity, considered theological virtues. These virtues are mentioned together in 1 Corinthians 13: “And now faith, hope, and love abide, th ...

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