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Advent, Christmas Will Be Political – And That’s Good News

By Jim Hopkins | December 13, 2019

While the season of Advent and Christmas will be and has been political, it’s not partisan. Scripture unveils the political reality of the season, in which those consigned to the back row of society have been brought to the front.

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Featured Video Executive Director Mitch Randall offers Christmas and holiday greetings for 2019, sharing that EthicsDaily still believes that people of faith can make a difference for the common good.

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“Stolen Summer”

By Roger Thomas | June 4, 2002

Much is already known about “Stolen Summer.” Originally a screenplay written by Peter Jones, “Summer” won a contest sponsored by Miramax and actors/screenwriters Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Once the screenplay was chosen, the writer and soon-to-be director Jones began work on his film. His filmmaking process became the subject of a documentary series on […]

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Americans Still Favor the Death Penalty

By Staff | June 4, 2002

Maryland Gov. Paris Glendening’s recent decision to impose a moratorium on executions in his state shows that the debate over the death penalty remains strong. The state of Illinois has had a moratorium in place since 2000 and is looking at ways to “overhaul” its death penalty system. Nine death penalty states currently have legislation […]

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What Happened to the Southern Baptist Convention Disney Boycott?

By Robert Parham | June 3, 2002

Five years after launching a blistering verbal attack on the Walt Disney Company, the Southern Baptist Convention is mute about its boycott. At the 1996 SBC meeting, Southern Baptists passed a resolution warning of a boycott if Disney continued its “antiChristian and antifamily trend.” It urged Baptists “to give prayerful and serious consideration” to visiting […]

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“Hear Ye, Hear Ye”: Tenn. Pastor Organizes Bible Reading Marathon

By Ray Waddle | June 3, 2002

It took maybe 1,600 years to compose and compile the Bible. The Rev. Ken Sharp figured out it takes 90 hours to read it straight through, out loud. He knows because, several days ago, he organized a round-the-clock Bible-reading marathon in a city park in Murfreesboro, Tenn., part of a national campaign to raise Bible […]

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Indoor Air Pollution Is Unknown Threat

By Jim Ball | June 3, 2002

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