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Genre of the Week: Really, Really Big Questions About Faith by Julian Baggini
As we come up on the 500th anniversary of the 95 Theses posted by Martin Luther, which created the Lutheran Church, the next articles will focus on Martin Luther, his relationship with Christ and ho...
10/23/17 at 1:59 PM Genre of the Week: Jesus Freak by DC Talk 6/8/17 at 8:59 AM
Martin Luther and Homosexuality: The Current Trend From the Author’s Perspective 5/19/17 at 1:38 AM
Voices of the Pacific Northwest: A Sleepover With the Mennonites
The Mennonites are best described as being like Amish who use more technology. Women in long dresses and bonnets, men in slacks and suspenders--they have cars, digital cameras, and even computers. Bu...
9/17/17 at 9:03 AM My Southern Experience: Religion (& Politics) and the South 12/18/16 at 2:43 PM
Ayla Travels the World, Part 6: A Christian’s Insights on Muslim Egypt 7/31/16 at 7:49 AM
It Feels Good to Be Trusted
I wonder sometimes about the messages I send even when I am completely unaware. I have been known to roll my eyes and huff at my youngest son, "Can you please remember to bus your own spot after...
8/25/17 at 3:36 PM From Teri to Jon - "Thank you for all you do to help our kids be amazing people" 12/23/11 at 11:59 PM
The Utility of Well-Placed Guilt.
One of my most common disclaimers when I meet new folks is that one of my parents was raised Jewish and the other was raised Catholic, hence I am "half Jewish/half Catholic - which equalstwice the gui...
7/24/16 at 11:57 AM United We Stand, Divided We Fall. 7/12/16 at 10:15 AM
You Can Be Grateful If You're An Atheist
Not so long ago Fargo Forumcolumnist Roxane Salonen wrotea column with this headline: Can those without God be grateful guests? Moving about this big, beautiful world, we all have a chance to enjoy ...
4/21/16 at 3:18 PM James Kerian: Beware Of The Preaching Of The "Nones" 3/15/16 at 7:23 AM
UND Professor Weinstein to participate in discussion on Adam Smith, father of modern capitalism, in Norway
Dr. Jack Weinstein, professor of philosophy and director of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life at the University of North Dakota, will present a research paper and participate in discussion...
8/12/15 at 1:06 PM UND philosophy and religion professor presents paper in Thailand 8/3/15 at 3:23 PM
UND guest post: Can we be happy before we reach our goals? 12/12/12 at 11:24 AM
Why It's Important for Christians to READ
Our little library is literally just that -- quite little -- but it has a generous attitude toward ordering inter-library loan books for patrons, and our family must use up a good portion of their bud...
4/22/15 at 1:16 PM "Why Do You Keep Doing Things That Hurt You?" 4/15/15 at 4:13 PM
Just How Equal Are We in Our Society? 4/10/15 at 2:28 PM
Faces of the Boom: Priest help fulfill spiritual needs of a growing community
Kathleen J. Bryan Forum News Service WILLISTON, N.D. -- The Rev. Biju Antony was called to serve God when he was just 16. The youngest of seven children, he was inspired by his mother and the priests...
2/2/15 at 10:27 AM Faces of the Boom: Pastor’s street ministry helps newcomers to ND 6/21/13 at 11:59 PM
Williston leaders reject request for concealed weapons in church 3/27/13 at 6:00 AM
Anti-Religious Bias in the Workplace (Academic and Otherwise)
One thing I have encountered during my time in academia was an anti-religious affiliation bias. That is, it wasn't the study of religion per se that was the problem (the American Academy of Religion, ...
6/23/14 at 8:46 AM Mainline Decline: What Lessons are There? 5/6/14 at 3:39 PM
Leaving the Orthodox Church 3/24/14 at 11:29 PM
Calling all church bulletins, company newsletters, etc.: Here's an easy way to help Big Brothers Big Sisters
Please help! We're looking for company newsletters, church bulletins, community publications, e-newsletters, etc. where we can place information about the need for Big Brothers! We typically have ...
6/17/14 at 9:13 AM
Religion and the Internet: Huffington Post Editor to Speak at Concordia
Concordias Forum on Faith and Life welcomes the Rev. Paul Raushenbush to campus to speak about religion, interfaith and the Internet. Raushenbush met with a small group of faculty, staff and students...
3/5/13 at 4:57 PM (Almost) Road Kill: A Paperback Miracle 9/7/12 at 8:44 AM
Students Attend Interfaith Institute 2/16/12 at 3:01 PM
Superior church's steeple comes crashing down, 1982
September 2, 1982 The steeple of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church lies damaged at Birch Avenue and North 14th Street in Superior on Thursday, Sept. 2, 1982. The 38-foot steeple was being lifted from th...
8/30/12 at 2:45 PM Holy Family Catholic School burns, 1992 4/25/12 at 2:02 PM
Easter in the Twin Ports 4/22/11 at 10:02 PM
Writing About Writing (and Religion)
Not to be hopelessly twee or self-referential here, but I've noticed a buildup of journalism- and media-related links building up here on my browser, starting with a couple of things about religion re...
6/18/12 at 12:26 PM Building Roses and Hammered Dulcimers 6/1/12 at 7:16 PM
Feedback Feedback... Loop Loop? 1/4/10 at 9:34 AM
Blessed and haunted
Just before I came to work this morning, I turned on one of the morning news programs while I was putting on my makeup. The segments that I happened to catch were the two stories that seem to be toppi...
1/19/10 at 4:00 AM