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  • Robert M. Grant, 1917-2014

    Robert M. Grant, 1917-2014
    Robert M. Grant was a prolific and widely recognized scholar and professor of ancient Christianity at the University of Chicago who also published books on a side interest, World War I U-boats. Mr. Grant, 96, the son of another noted theologian,...
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

    John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor
    John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95. Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
  • Dariel Alvarez, Christian Walker expected to be promoted to Triple-A Norfolk this week

    Dariel Alvarez, Christian Walker expected to be promoted to Triple-A Norfolk this week
    Two of the up-and-coming prospects in the Orioles organization, Double-A Bowie outfielder Dariel Alvarez and first baseman Christian Walker, are both expected to be promoted to Triple-A Norfolk following the Eastern League All-Star break this week....
  • Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians

    Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians
    Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community. Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
  • Family of Sudanese Christian convert sues to annul daughter's marriage

    ROME/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, flew into Rome on an Italian government plane on Thursday and hours later met the Pope. Mariam...
  • Pictures in the News | July 7, 2014

     
    Pictures in the News is our daily photographic journey around the world....
  • HB's Ross leads South into battle

    HB's Ross leads South into battle
    It's only a few hours away from opening kickoff of the 55th annual Brea Lions Club Orange County North/South Prep All-Star Charity Football Game, and 11 local athletes, having gone through several practice sessions since June 30, are ready to take part in...
  • What do the Hobby Lobby backers want women to be?

     What do the Hobby Lobby backers want women to be?
    In the fallout surrounding last week's Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, a lot of people have been wondering exactly what role the Christian right thinks women should play in society and how birth control detracts from it. The case focused on four...
  • Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history

    Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history
    The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian conflict have shrunk Iraq's...
  • Former Benny Hinn church sells to lender at auction

    Former Benny Hinn church sells to lender at auction
    The church once owned by famed televangelist Benny Hinn was auctioned off online on Tuesday, with the winning bid placed by a California credit union whose lawsuit put the property into foreclosure. Evangelical Christian Credit Union now owns the...