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Commentary

BRIEF: Professor to discuss U.S. policy and Christianity

On March 29 Whitworth University Professor of Modern Languages Lindy Scott will discuss the war in Iraq from the point of view of Just War Theory, Latin American governments, and Latin American churches and organizations. It's the third lecture in the university's 55th annual Great Decisions Lecture Series. “I trust …

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BRIEF: Anti-corruption activist to speak at Gonzaga

Columbian author Ingrid Betancourt was kidnapped by rebels and spent six years living in captivity in the Columbian jungle. She'll tell her story of persecution and activism at 7 p.m. on March 28 atGonzaga's McCarthey Athletic Center. She'll discuss her ongoing efforts to free more than 700 people who remain …

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Buddhists shout to be heard

As the election year chatter begins the deafening crescendo toward November, the tone and tenor of the dialogue approaches a familiar chord: Christianity versus atheism. I realized as I typed this was a gross over-simplification of the complex debate that occurs within our diverse society, yet it accurately describes how …

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BRIEF: Third Day coming in concert

Christian rock band Third Day will perform in Spokane at 7 p.m. on May 9. On its Make Your Move Tour, the band will show off its new album “Move.” The record can only be classified as classic, southern rock, though the band mixes in a few acoustic folk songs …

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Why I’m afraid to take my son out in public

“What do you want people to say?,” a friend asked after I shared my reluctance to go places with my 2-year-old son. Her question continues to bother me and only recently have I understood the reason. Here's the scenario. A tumor condition, a missing portion of skull bone, multiple surgeries, …

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VIDEO: Church sounds off with Planned Parenthood executive

<p> Bethany Presbyterian Church wants to talk about the heated issues impacting Spokane.</p> <p> Read article <a href="/ethics/medical-ethics/church-sounds-off-with-planned-parenthood-executive">here</a>.</p> Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her …

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