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Yonat Shimron

Blog Posts by Yonat Shimron

Posted by Yonat Shimron 1 year 8 weeks ago
With her gray hair tied neatly in a bun and her wire-rimmed glasses perched thoughtfully on her nose, Ellen Davis looks the part of a distinguished Bible scholar.Her resume certainly reads like one...
Posted by Yonat Shimron, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, David Gibson, Lauren Markoe 1 year 16 weeks ago
As the Obama administration readies for a probable military strike against Syria, Religion News Service asked a panel of theologians and policy experts whether the U.S. should intervene in...
Posted by Yonat Shimron, Adelle M. Banks 1 year 17 weeks ago
It may be the most famous speech of the 20th century.Millions of American schoolchildren who never experienced Jim Crow or whites-only water fountains know the phrase “I have a dream.”And many...
Posted by Yonat Shimron 1 year 19 weeks ago
Fred Bahnson’s first bit of advice when he started planning a church garden eight years ago came from an elderly tobacco farmer who grabbed a handful of soil, rolled it around in his fingers and...
Posted by Yonat Shimron 1 year 26 weeks ago
The throngs of demonstrators who flock to the grassy knoll outside the North Carolina Statehouse each Monday know the drill.They listen to a fiery speech denouncing the Republican majority’s...