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Bin Laden's Gone -- Now Let's End the War

The killing of Osama bin Laden brings partial closure to the long war against al Qaeda.
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Osama bin Laden: The Death of the 'Madman with a Sword'

The mix of relief and grief displayed by crowds in the streets outside the White House and the Capitol building was a human response to the news that U.S.
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Are We Closer to Peace After Bin Laden's Death?

The news of Osama bin Laden's death rippled across social networking sites Sunday night. As I scrolled through my news feed, I witnessed my internet community express their delight and celebration over the death of America's "enemy," and I was surprised to see such blatant euphoria.
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After Bin Laden, People of Faith Must Transcend Triumphalism

For more than a decade, Osama bin Laden has been Exhibit A in the contemporary manifestations of the lethal mix of religion a
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How Should We Respond to the Death of Osama bin Laden?

This morning most Americans are feeling a sense of relief at the news that Osama bin Laden is dead.
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From the Malls of America to the Destitute and Lost

Do you find yourself reluctant to attend women's retreats, Bible studies, or conferences because too often they focus on fashion, dieting, women's emotions, and new forms of abdominal exercises?
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Friday Links Round Up: Royal Pizza. Gamification. Three Words on Art.

Royal Pizza. Gamification. Three Words on Art. Here's a little roundup of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
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Where are the Women?

Well, the last time I checked, women were in the front lines of civil resistance struggles in
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Big, Fat Kisses

My first date was a big fat sloppy hour and a half of kissing (sorry Mom and Dad) supported by the screenplay of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
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God Bless Donald Trump and the Birthers

There are times in our faith walk when we pray prayers out of simple obedience.
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