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35066
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The story of how a carpenter managed to rebuild a friendship and cure a handicapped child (with cover art).
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Sometime before 1824, the slave celebration of Jonkonnu spread to North Carolina from the Caribbean Islands. Jonkonnu is a unique Christmas celebration in which elaborate costumes are worn and distinctive dances are danced to celebrate the holiday. The tradition was transplanted to America with Caribbean slaves and became a custom in black communities until about 1900 when it was abandoned by African-Americans.
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35364
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Told from the viewpoint of a young boy, the church-goers of a town usually go and pray at the bedside of a dying person until they pass. In this particular case, however, the man who lay in the sickbed was not prayed over because people thought of him as a bad man for drinking and not attending church.
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Carl Ernst, Chair of religious studies, went to Iran for a conference on Persian culture. While there is conflict in Iran, Ernst says the culture is misunderstood. He is trying to develop a program in Persian studies to enhance the curriculum in religion and foreign policy.
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Next week, the Wake County School Board will decide whether to cleanse the personnel record of former Enloe High School teacher Robert Escamilla. Escamilla was suspended, reprimanded and reassigned to another school after inviting Kamil Solomon to speak to students about his government persecution in Egypt. Instead, Solomon talked about the evil of Islam. Escamilla believes students need exposure to different views to receive an education, but hate speech and the persecution of religious groups has no place in the public school system.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 42, October 2007, pOnline Periodical Website
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35916
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The Moral Majority was a conservative Christian PAC with a mission to remove believed “anti-God, anti-family” materials from NC public schools and school libraries. Such an agenda concerned librarians and educators about the consequences of purging shelves and banning books. Concerning other library-related issues related to access, included was how inflation and rising prices of books and periodicals curtailed the building of collections.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p16-17
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34907
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Farr Fitness in Fayetteville, North Carolina, operates out of the home of Brian and Morgan Farr. In 2015, the Farr family began inviting friends to train with them. As they formed a small community, they decided to run Farr Fitness as a free gym and Christian ministry. Over the past two years, more than 350 people have trained with the Farr’s.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , January/February 2017, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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36443
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How this lawyer lives her faith in and outside of the courtroom was answered in this interview. The attorney with a twenty plus year work experience with nonprofits, political campaigns, and civic leaders discussed factors of her faith. Highlighted were her faith journey, the source of her optimism, and an experience that occurred while she was a sophomore at Berkeley.
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36576
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Mounds built by Native Americans, like the ones featured in the accompanying photo, had purposes both prosaic and sacred. Places like Franklin, Bryson City, Murphy have earthen mounds intact, despite the effects of erosion, plowing, and artifact hunters.
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36177
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Contemplated was the physical resurrection of Jesus Christ and spiritual resurrection of those who believe in His resurrection. Providing proof that the resurrection of flesh and spirit matters equally was an application of Paul’s letters to the Corinthians, Colossians, and Philippians.
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34870
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Fayetteville filmmaker Jeremiah McLamb draws on his church, the Northwood Temple, for inspiration in his works. McLamb began writing short scripts during his childhood. This blossomed into a passion when he began filming stage productions in high school. After graduating, he started a company to produce commercial films and has since made two full length movies that tell stories of redemption and spirituality. Inspired by the mainstream acceptance of faith-based films, McLamb is confident there is a market for faith-filled cinema.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2016, p36-39, il, por Periodical Website
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A model that started in Michigan, Friendship House is a sustainable living practice that pairs young adults with disabilities and seminary students together in affordable, secure housing. Dr. Scott Cameron, a neonatologist turned pastor, lived in a Friendship House during his studies at Duke University and was greatly moved by his experiences. Dr. Cameron now aims to create a Friendship House in Fayetteville which would pair medical residency students with community members to foster independent living skills, community, and friendship.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p28-31, il Periodical Website
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25680
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According to UNC sociologist Charles Kurzman, the kind of radicalization that leads to violence is much less common in the United States than in Western Europe. Reasons for this could be demographics, law enforcement, communication, and political activism. Omid Safi, a religious studies professor, says that Muslim Americans should become more involved in public discourse to help curtail radicalization and terrorism.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p30-33, il, por Periodical Website
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The image of the Virgin Mary has appeared since the Spanish appeared in Mexico. The image personifies womanhood, love, hope, compassion, and humble strength. In modern times, her image has also been integrated into commercial and marketing endeavors.
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Lessons could be learned from the Old Testament hero Caleb. Noted were name doesn’t always reflect character; proportions of God and life’s problems determine perception; it is never too late in life to make a difference.
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