NEWS STORY: Carter: `No Longer Associated With’ Southern Baptist Convention

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Former President Jimmy Carter, long known as a Southern Baptist Sunday school teacher, has announced he “can no longer be associated with” the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. In a statement and letter released Thursday (Oct. 19), Carter said he had come to this decision after Southern Baptists approved a […]

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NEWS STORY: Carter: `No Longer Associated With’ Southern Baptist Convention

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Former President Jimmy Carter, long known as a Southern Baptist Sunday school teacher, has announced he “can no longer be associated with” the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. In a statement and letter released Thursday (Oct. 19), Carter said he had come to this decision after Southern Baptists approved a […]

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COMMENTARY: Getting Even

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is the mother of two teen-agers and the author of five books.) (UNDATED) “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but namesâÂ?¦” As it turns out, names can not only hurt you, they could be the reason for the rage driving teen-agers to kill, according to a […]

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COMMENTARY: Getting Even

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is the mother of two teen-agers and the author of five books.) (UNDATED) “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but namesâÂ?¦” As it turns out, names can not only hurt you, they could be the reason for the rage driving teen-agers to kill, according to a […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Survey: Gore Trails Both Bush and Nader Among U.S. Muslims (RNS) Vice President Al Gore is behind both Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Green Party candidate Ralph Nader among likely U.S. Muslim voters, according to a survey by a leading Muslim advocacy group. In the non-scientific poll released Tuesday […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Survey: Gore Trails Both Bush and Nader Among U.S. Muslims (RNS) Vice President Al Gore is behind both Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Green Party candidate Ralph Nader among likely U.S. Muslim voters, according to a survey by a leading Muslim advocacy group. In the non-scientific poll released Tuesday […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Jazz Ministry Celebrates 30th Anniversary With All-Night Jam Session

c. 2000 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ It is a “Homecoming on Earth” _ a way for jazz musicians and fans alike to congregate and enjoy what one singer calls the closest thing to prayer known in music. “This is our little spiritual home for the jazz community,” said singer Nancie Banks during the […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Jazz Ministry Celebrates 30th Anniversary With All-Night Jam Session

c. 2000 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ It is a “Homecoming on Earth” _ a way for jazz musicians and fans alike to congregate and enjoy what one singer calls the closest thing to prayer known in music. “This is our little spiritual home for the jazz community,” said singer Nancie Banks during the […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Baptist Official Credits Boycott With Disney Store Closings (RNS) A Southern Baptist official has greeted reports of plans for the closure of more than 100 Walt Disney Co. stores as a sign that a boycott against the entertainment conglomerate has been successful. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Disney […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Baptist Official Credits Boycott With Disney Store Closings (RNS) A Southern Baptist official has greeted reports of plans for the closure of more than 100 Walt Disney Co. stores as a sign that a boycott against the entertainment conglomerate has been successful. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Disney […]

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