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Should Christians Ignore the Commandments in the Old Testament?

Some are arguing that the Old Testament is outdated and that the 10 Commandments have little relevance to a modern day Christian's life. Are the lessons present in The Sermon on the Mount a good replacement?

Category: Society Church

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David and Goliath in Pop Culture

Nearly everyone is at least passingly familiar with the biblical tale of David versus Goliath. But did you know the 'David versus Goliath' trope is often used in your favorite films and television series? 

Category: Society

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Compassion and Empathy in Healthcare

Healthcare is a profoundly complicated issue. The field combines the scientific and analytical with the emotional: compassion and empathy. But what role exactly do these emotional elements play in good healthcare?

Category: Society

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Can an Atheist Lead a Church?

Priests and preachers who have lost their faith might seem like a rather novel concept-- but it's a lot more common than you think. When a religious leader loses their belief, can they still lead their congregation?

Category: Society Church

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Is It Time to Pull the Catholic Church's Tax Exempt Status?

Churches receive tax-exempt status so they can serve their community with fewer financial restrictions. But with recent reports of rampant abuse in the Catholic Church, is it time to pull their tax-exempt status?

Category: Society Church

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Should Hotels Include Bibles in the Rooms?

While they were once common, over the last decade Bibles have disappeared from hotel rooms. As technology improves and international travel becomes more widespread, is the hotel room Bible still necessary? 

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STDs: A Public Health Crisis or Morality Issue?

Evangelist Franklin Graham recently called the rise of STDs in the United States a moral failure. He suggested if more Americans were pious, STD rates would decline. But do his opinions match the scientific data?

Category: Society

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Can Christianity Be Political?

What is the appropriate intersection of Christianity and politics? Some say believers should keep their beliefs out of the ballot box, and others suggest their religious inclinations should inform their votes.

Category: Society Church

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Pre-Wedding Conversations All Couples Should Have

Love is not the only force that dictates marriage. While having romantic feelings for your significant other is important, your personalities also need to align in specific ways for things to work. You can disagree all y ...

Category: Wedding Planning Marriage Society

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Etiquette Tips for Wedding Guests

Getting invited to a wedding can be a lot of fun. This is especially true when you’re particularly close with the happy couple. Still, it is important to stop and take a moment to consider a few basic rules of beha ...

Category: Ceremonies Society

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