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Understanding reverence

One Sunday I was reminiscing about my time in Japan. I really came to love and admire parts of the Japanese culture and their small expressions to each other. I feel like the Japanese people were a good example of reverence. There’s certain things you just don’t do in public …

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Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup: Benedict & Fidel; Kagan & Christian Science; Tebow & the Times

Not a whole lot of religion at Day One of the Supreme Court's health care oral arguments. But Associate Justice Kagan alluded to religion when she noted that the plaintiffs do not represent a group of people, such as Christian Scientists, who would refuse on principle to enter the health …

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Study shows giving rebounding for majority of churches

Numerous churches suffered from plummeting donations after the recession began in 2008. But in the past year, a majority of congregations experienced giving increases because of a better economy, higher attendance and more church teaching on giving, according to a press release. Trends in 2011 included higher budgets, greater attention …

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National universal health care expresses faith values

Parts of the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” could easily end up on the chopping block this week. With it would go the “individual mandate”, or a requirement to either be covered or pay a tax, while expanding Medicare for a portion of the population meeting a certain level of …

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