A clip from EthicsDaily.com's documentary "Sacred Texts, Social Duty," in which various experts discuss "trickle down" economics.
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The cost of helping the homeless just got a little higher for a church that has allowed transients to set up tents in its parking lot. The city of Seattle is levying $75-a-day fines on Trinity United Methodist Church for hosting the “Tent Village” community of homeless people who have been camping around the city […]Read More
Adding to the copyright controversy surrounding the Christian end-time movie “Left Behind,” an author from Fort Worth, Texas, has joined the discussion questioning the accuracy of the movie scenario, based on the successful “Left Behind” book series. Producers Peter and Paul Lalonde based their film on misleading 16th-century theology, said Steve Wohlberg, a Seventh Day […]Read More
As the Earth Day celebration nears its 31st anniversary on April 22, environmental activists will have a difficult time urging Americans to immobilize their vehicles during the “car-free day” on April 19. Only 27 percent of the U.S. population is strongly concerned about the current state of the environment, according to an update of a […]Read More
“See a Person Dying Live On Your Computer,” the Web promotion read. An estimated 20,000 people logged onto the Web site to see a man dying–live, as advertised–on March 27. What viewers saw was an image of magician Jim Callahan simply sitting there. From time to time, he would display a sign reading, “Follow the […]Read More
While opposing political camps are making last-minute plans to influence the outcome of the Mississippi state flag referendum on April 17, the Mississippi Baptist Convention has decided not to take a formal stand in the ongoing debate. Voters will choose between the current standard, which features the controversial Confederate emblem in the upper-left corner, and […]Read More