In new book, Whitworth journalism professor explores light, sight and the Bible

His new book, “Be Thou My Vision: Light, Sight and The Christian Faith,” is an exploration of light and sight in the Bible. Three experiences in Jackson’s life prompted him to write it: his vision impairment as a result of the eye disease glaucoma, an essay by a Christian professor at Saint Olaf’s University in Minnesota, and his amazement at the many references to light and sight in the Bible.

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Family Promise launches “Open Doors” with ceremony tomorrow

Family Promise of Spokane, an organization aimed at helping homeless families in the area, is having a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow to celebrate its newest program — Open Doors. Open Doors is a family day emergency shelter for displaced families needing warm shelter and help finding sustainable housing. The shelter, 631 …

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