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Climate Change Called Major Factor in Poverty’s Growth

By Vinoth Ramachandra | September 16, 2019

Some have suggested that a cause of climate change is the poor having large families. In reality, however, climate change is becoming a major factor in perpetuating poverty in nations as much as in families.

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Most Americans Call Themselves Christians

By Staff | July 24, 2001

America is a Christian nation, according to an ABCNews/Beliefnet poll that asked, “What if anything is your religion?” In a random national sampling of 1,022 adults, 83 percent identified themselves as Christians, in telephone interviews conducted June 20-24, 2001. “Most of the rest, 13 percent, have no religion,” wrote ABCNews analyst Gary Langer. “That leaves […]

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Racial Split Widens, Poll Finds

By Staff | July 24, 2001

Americans are more divided in their perceptions of race than ever before, according to a Gallup poll released earlier this month. The Gallup 2001 Social Audit on Black/White relations revealed that 66 percent of blacks believe race will always be a problem in America, while 45 percent of whites agree. This 21-point gap between blacks’ […]

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Forgive and Forget: Prescription for Better Health, Happiness

By Jared Porter | July 17, 2001

Forgiveness used to be for wimps, but things are different now. Dr. Robert Karen knows a thing or two about forgiveness. Karen has written two books about the subject. His most recent book, The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection (Doubleday), was released earlier this year. In a recent interview with the New […]

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Gifts to Charity in U.S. Topped $203 Billion: Religious Organizations Receive Largest Percentage

By Alex Smirnov | July 17, 2001

Last year, American companies and individuals gave more than $203 billion to charity–up 3.2 percent from 1999 in inflation-adjusted dollars–but some could afford to give more than they did. A recent study showed that charitable giving doubled since 1990, when the $100 billion threshold was topped, according to the American Association of Fundraising Counsel Trust […]

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Baptists Celebrate BCE’s Anniversary, Extend Proactive Mandate

By Staff | July 10, 2001

Congregational leaders and renowned theologians urged the Baptist Center for Ethics last week to continue its mission of supplying quality and proactive resources to Christians across America. “Bless you, BCE, for designing and distributing one of the very best and most useable electronic newsletters available to ministers and Christians in local churches,” Walter Shurden, Christianity […]

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