Religion Principal

Ali’s greatest magic trick: winning America

Muhammad Ali loved magic. He loved to entertain crowds with his parlor tricks. Even when Parkinson’s disease stole his voice, he could still engage fans with a little sleight of hand. But without a doubt, his greatest magic was the spell he cast on the American public. Over the course of four nights this week on PBS, Ken Burns and …

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10 phrases from Galileo Galilei to reflect on science, religion and life

Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642) was an astronomer and physicist from Renaissance Italy. Pelletini painted this old plaque, engraved after a portrait of Pasagianni in Florence. A biography of Galileo was published in 1863 and is now in the public domain. (Getty Images / Getty Images) The inventor of the telescope as we know it today and the father of …

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The situation of the Turkish opposition on the Kurdish question

Recently, opposition parties in Turkey made public remarks on the Kurdish issue. Although political parties naturally express their opinions and visions on the main issues facing the country, it is interesting to note that the main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), shows a keen interest in the Kurdish question. Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, the CHP …

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Live and learn through the Duxbury Seniors Center Curriculum

“That ‘back to school’ vibe is strong here,” media manager Brooke McDonough said ahead of the fall term this month. Although the program is administered by the city’s senior center, its course offerings are open to anyone, from all communities and of all ages. “We love to see friends and neighbors reconnect and new friendships forged through these classes,” said …

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How the world’s largest Islamic organization is conducting religious reform in Indonesia

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) Ahmet T. Kuru, San Diego State University (THE CONVERSATION) After their return to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban again impose their religious ideology, with restrictions on women’s rights and other repressive measures. They present to the world an image of Islam which is intolerant and …

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Texas Board of Education moves to main Ax, accused of promoting CRT for fear of intimate clichés

The Texas Board of Education decided to fire the principal over critical theory allegations after he frowned during a Facebook photoshoot with his wife. On Monday, the Grapevine Collieville Independent School District Education Council voted unanimously 7-0 for the non-renewal of Dr. James Whitfield, principal of Collieville Heritage High School. Contract. This is the first step in a two step …

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Olean School Leader’s Comments as Preacher Sparks Community Response | New

OLEAN – More than 100 community members gathered at Olean’s board meeting on Tuesday to voice their concerns and support for Joel Whitcher, principal of Olean Intermediate School, and his religious practice . A series of videos shared on a Facebook page shows Whitcher, pastor of the Fresh Fire Worship Center in Allegany, speaking on topics including same-sex marriage, Islam, …

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Fall Lecture Series | Community

DOVER – The Woodman Museum 2021 Fall Speaker Series kicks off Wednesday, October 6, featuring five incredible NH speakers, every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. until November 3, at the Woodman Museum 182 Central Avenue in Dover. Olga Morrill: Wednesday October 6: NH author Olga Morrill kicks off the Autumn Lecture Series at the Woodman Museum with an open discussion …

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