Archive for December 12th, 2014

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Behind the scenes: A day in the life of a January Series speaker

When Chap Clark stepped on stage in front of a packed auditorium Wednesday, most were thinking only of the final speech ...

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Silver Linings Playbook a multi-genre wonder

Every now and then, a movie comes along that makes you feel good without being overly cheesy. Director David O. Russell ...

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Snyder sends right-to-work to Supreme Court

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has asked the Michigan Supreme Court to give an advisory opinion on the constitutionality ...

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Science writer inspires wonder at natural world

In 1951, a young African American tobacco farmer was admitted into the “colored” ward of Jon Hopkins. To her dismay,...

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‘Love: A History’ criticizes of modern view of love

“Almost two thousand years — and not a single new god!” wrote Nietzsche in 1888. But he was wrong, argues philosop...

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Richard Mouw speaks about dialogue with Mormons

Chimes editor John Muyskens sat down with Richard Mouw for a discussion about dialogue with Mormons, evangelism and stud...

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A vegetarian sits down with a pig farmer

If January Series talks are meant to spur discussion, then Dr. W. Dwight Armstrong’s presentation on “Feeding th...

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Gift of Life Challenge an easy way to save lives

Didn’t January seem like the most awkward month of the year? The weather was bipolar and you were stuck in class for a...

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Online activist group lashes out against the Justice Department

Anonymous is slowly becoming less and less so. The so-called “hacktivist” group Anonymous, known for its high-profil...