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‘The American Bible’ Collects Texts That We the People Argue About
Originally Posted: 07/03/2012 - 5:08pm | Type: Blog

There are certain speeches, songs, books, letters, laws, and axioms that Americans appreciate enough to argue about, says religion scholar Stephen Prothero. Abraham Lincoln’s “Get ...

Rewriting History: Thanksgiving or Genocide?
Originally Posted: 11/23/2011 - 11:22am | Type: Blog

I’m not suggesting we not be thankful. But if it were up to me, I’d repeal the official day of Thanksgiving that was sanctioned by Congress because no matter how we want to re-tell or re-write that story, we a ...