Faith fuels Islamic terror

holy war — The Islamic State’s ultimate goal is to establish a religious caliphate around the world. Google Images

Religion is the key motivator behind jihadists’ violence, not economic woes Jobs — that is what the Islamic State needs. Jobs. According to State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, that is the solution. But the reality is Islamic State radicals do not need a “shovel-ready,” five-step path to employment. The …

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Harbinson speaks on art, culture and faith’s role


Students and faculty were given the opportunity to learn from internationally acclaimed writer, producer and director Dr. Colin Harbinson Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5-6 as a part of the Ann Wharton Lecture Series. Harbinson spoke to classes around campus and during the 11th annual banquet Thursday night and met with …

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An extraordinary gift

writer —  After years of persistent work, Samantha Moran’s work was published. Photo provided

Senior Samantha Moran’s book shows a journey of faith, trust and love Samantha Grace Moran always dreamed about being a published author. She never imagined that she would be one at the age of 21. But that is exactly what she is. “I’ve pretty much wanted to be an author …

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Duke ditches Muslim prayer

scrapped — A North Carolina university created controversy with new chapel policy, attracting opinions from religious leaders like Rev. Franklin Graham and Dr. Robert Jeffress. Google Images

After much criticism, Durham school pulls plug on broadcasting Islamic call As of Thursday, Jan. 15, Duke University has reversed its decision to allow a weekly Muslim call to prayer to ring from its chapel’s speakers. Is this reversal of the decision that gave Muslim worshipers the spotlight intolerant or …

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Taking a brave stand

strong — Zibandeh Abedini put her life on the line for her Savior. Photo credit: Rachel Graf

Zibandeh Abedini decides to trust God rather than deny her Christian faith Zibandeh Abedini understands what Jesus meant when he told his disciples to count the cost in Luke 14:25-34. Originally from Tehran, Iran, Abedini was not always a disciple. She was a Shiite Muslim for the first 16 years …

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Millennials falling from faith

Current generation faces religious crisis as more than 8 million young adults turn from biblical upbringing August signals the beginning of the back-to-school whirlwind. University campuses around the nation become charged with eager young minds as academia once again resumes its precedence. Yet the one criterion college students will unlikely …

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