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'Give it up for Lent'

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/04/14

I grew up in a Baptist church with a Southern Baptist minister father and I'd never heard of "Lent" until I start attending a Methodist Church in my early teens. Southern Baptists don't usually follow the holy calendar like Methodists or Catholics do so I learned a lot during... } more

Pope Francis: Controversial Catholic?

posted by: Corey Patterson @ 09/20/13

Pope Francis has already established himself as an anomaly in the Catholic Church.  He refuses to garnish himself with fancy... } more

When Religion and Politics Collide

posted by: Samone Pittman @ 10/16/12

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Religion and Alcohol Use

posted by: Yasmeen Freightman @ 10/10/12

Everyone knows the illegality of selling alcohol on Sundays, especially in Georgia. But why? Today, Walmart lost a bid to sell... } more

Would Jesus support health care reform?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/31/12

With the Supreme Court deciding one the most important cases in its history, health care reform is again a highly debated subject... } more

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    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    Summary:  I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more

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    No cartoons on racism

    As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more

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