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June 30, 2010

Chuck Colson’s Two Minute Warning: Freedom of Worship v. Freedom of Religion

Theologian George Weigel wrote on Secretary Hillary Clinton's speech at Georgetown University: "For those with ears to hear in Gaston Hall that day, the promotion of the so-called LGBT (lesbian/gay/bisexual/ transgendered) agenda had just been declared a human rights priority of the United States, in the same sentence in which the secretary of state had offered an anorexic description of religious freedom that even the Saudis could accept."

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June 28, 2010

‘Gay Pride’ Marchers Celebrate With Parades, Parties

Thousands of marchers and a rainbow of floats filled the streets of New York and other U.S. cities on Sunday as people celebrated gay pride, part of a weekend of events marred by a shooting death Saturday at a street party in San Francisco.

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June 28, 2010

Broken Genome Promises: Identifying the Weak

Ten years ago, then-president Clinton told Americans that mapping the human genome would "revolutionize the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of most, if not all, human diseases."

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June 28, 2010

Both Sides in California’s Gay Marriage Fight See a Long Court Battle Ahead

Just hours after Judge Vaughn R. Walker banged the final gavel in the trial of Proposition 8 — California’s same-sex marriage ban — the two top lawyers challenging the law, David Boies and Theodore Olson, were holding court again: this time at a small private dinner with donors in San Francisco.

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June 23, 2010

Biblical Worldview at Work and a Biblical Worldview of Work

Worldview and Work: How does worldview affect how you work? LIVE teleseminar with Dr. Christian Overman and Os Hillman. Thursday, June 24, 8-9pm EST. Ask questions LIVE. Will be recorded for future download. What percentage of Christians have a biblical worldview? What percentage believe in a literal devil? The numbers will shock you! Why does this matter? Join host Os Hillman with guest Dr. Christian Overman to discover this and many more implications of a culture that fails to have a biblical worldview and what believers must do to reclaim a biblical worldview.

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June 15, 2010

New Barna Study Explores Current Views on Abortion

While the nation’s economy, immigration in Arizona, and the Gulf oil spill dominate the headlines, a recent study from the Barna Group examines a major fault line in American social life: abortion. President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court as well as the upcoming mid-term elections represent settings where the current debate between ‘choice’ and ‘life’ will be played out. The Barna study revealed five insights about abortion-related public opinion.

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June 15, 2010

Synthetic Life: The Danger of God-Like Pretensions

In May, headlines around the world proclaimed "Scientists Create Life!" The news prompted people to fantasize about a world in which, as one writer put it, we can "think about what sort of life-form we'd like to make—and then design and build it in much the same way we build a bridge or a car."

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June 15, 2010

Florida Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds, Says They Do Not ‘Change Hearts’

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has vetoed a bill passed by the Florida legislature that would have required a woman to undergo an ultrasound before undergoing an abortion, saying such measures “do not change hearts.?

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June 15, 2010

Illinois State Treasurer Defies Marriage Law with Domestic-Partner Benefits

The Illinois State Treasurer is allowing his employees to access even more domestic-partner benefits. Sandy Rios, president of the Culture Campaign, said...

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June 15, 2010

A Brief Evangelical History of Worldview: Two Calvinist Thinkers that Started It All

David Naugle traces the use of worldview among Christians to the teachings and writings of James Orr (1844-1913) and Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920), and claims that each, having emerged from a Calvinist tradition, utilized the concept of worldview via its widely-accepted use in German philosophy. These two men are the “headwaters? from which emerged a stream of Christian worldview thinkers.

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June 15, 2010

Why Evangelicals Care About Worldview

A brief history explaining where the worldview concept came from.

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June 15, 2010

A “Big Enough” Worldview

Steven Garber, in his excellent book The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and Behavior (IVP), introduces the idea of a “big enough? worldview. Garber’s extensive experience with college students convinced him that too many students had limited versions of Christianity that were just not able to handle life with all of its highs and lows, failures and successes. What would a worldview “big enough? for the world look like?

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June 07, 2010

Clinton Library Documents Offer Hints About Supreme Court Pick

Elena Kagan's nomination to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court is still raising more questions than it's answering. Even 46,000 pages of documents from the Clinton Library, released over the weekend, are offering...

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June 07, 2010

Vatican Says World Ignores Christians in Mideast

The Vatican said Sunday that the international community is ignoring the plight of Christians in the Middle East, and that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the war in Iraq and political instability in Lebanon have forced thousands to flee the region.

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