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Meet Geshe Thupten Phelgye, our Tibetan Buddhist writer

Geshe Thupten Phelgye is currently serving as the global scholar in residence at Gonzaga University. Phelgye, from Tibet, became a monk when he was 17 years old. Hereceivedboth his novice and Bichu ordinations from the Dalai Lama in the 1970s. In 1998 he founded the Universal Compassion Movement after receiving …

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Muslims say Ron Paul is their kind of Republican

Growing up in rural parts of the American West, Nadja Adolf's libertarian streak developed early on. “When you come from a countryside that can kill you,” said Adolf, a Muslim convert in her late 50s, “there is a strong emphasis on individual rights, a strong emphasis on self-reliance, and an …

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Examining the Gospel, Tebow and success

Now that Tim Tebow's team has lost it's time to take a theological look at “Tebowing.” For those unfamiliar with the term, it is a posture of prayer used after a successful play, made popular by the Denver Broncos's quarterback Tim Tebow. It became a topic of debate as he …

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Rallying for justice

Sharon Cowan faced the choir, raised her hands in the air and signaled singers to begin. Just like they do every year, the Spokane Community Gospel Mass Choir jump started the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March with its upbeat tempos. It only took moments for the crowd to …

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Audio Slideshow: Remembering MLK with Annual Unity March

Check back for article. 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 pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, …

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Unity March Photos

Check out photos of today’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March. View many more photos on our Flickr album. Check back later for an audio slideshow of this event. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 …

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