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Trusting God as one would a lover

Trusting God as one would a lover

How should one trust God? A short story by Osho reveals the truth, like all other Osho stories normally do. A man who was newly married was on his way back home with his bride in a boat, traversing a river. Suddenly a storm arose and the wife trembled with fear as the man sat […]

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A ‘blasphemy’ charge, a Christian woman, and a political assassination

A ‘blasphemy’ charge, a Christian woman, and a political assassination

By Huma Imtiaz, Jinnah Institute Aasia Bibi, a mother of five, has been sentenced to death under the Blasphemy Law by a court in the Nankana Sahib district of Punjab. She has been languishing in jail for one year. Aasia, a labourer and a resident of the Ittanwalai village, is reportedly the first woman to […]

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Bodyguard executed his boss, Pakistani governor, for defending accused Christian woman

Bodyguard executed his boss, Pakistani governor, for defending accused Christian woman

Pakistanis hold candles in commemoration of slain governor of Punjab Salman Taseer in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Jan. 7. / AP /Mohammad Sajjad LAHORE: When Punjab Governor Salman Taseer stepped out of the Table Talk restaurant in Islamabad, after having lunch with his hotelier friend Sheikh Waqas on January 4, he was most likely aware of […]

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Picking our fights: Goodness theory

By Hal McKenzie    January 30, 2003 Several science articles that have appeared on the Web lately suggest that an air of almost religious fervor is sweeping the scientific world. With the application of computer science, also known as cybernetics, to biology, physics, and social science, scientists are in effect coming to grasp the reality of […]

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The Raelians: Religion or ruse?

By Hal McKenzie       January 21, 2003 A simple blood test could prove whether or not the followers of Rael (the former Paul Vorhilon) actually cloned a child as they claim, but since they have conveniently backed down from allowing such a test, the question remains in doubt. The Raelians have made it abundantly clear, however, […]

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Revelation: Banks do ‘God’s work’

Revelation: Banks do ‘God’s work’

LONDON (Reuters) – The chief executive of Goldman Sachs, which has attracted widespread media attention over the size of its staff bonuses, believes banks serve a social purpose and are doing “God’s work.”   In an interview with London’s Sunday Times newspaper, Lloyd Blankfein also said he believed big profits and bonuses at banks were […]

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Why are bees dying?

Why are bees dying?

    By the time John Miller realized just how many of his bees were dying, the almonds were in bloom and there was nothing to be done. It was February 2005, and the hives should have been singing with activity, plump brown honeybees working doggedly to carry pollen from blossom to blossom. Instead they […]

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Pentecostals and religious entrepreneurs delivering global impact

Pentecostals and religious entrepreneurs delivering global impact

It is the 3pm exorcism at the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God on the Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio in São Paulo. The air is sticky and the afternoon has a lazy siesta feel. Middle-class Paulistas drift into the cool, calm church, which, with its comfortable seats, sparkling granite floor and raised stage, has […]

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