Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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Creationists win second opinion on Texas textbook

Education
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/25/13, 01:40 pm

Debate over teaching evolution in Texas lasted late into the night last week at a State Board of Education meeting. The board approved several textbooks, but withheld approval of a high school biology textbook by Pearson education on the charge of factual errors in the book’s stance on natural selection.

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Bucket List Books: Reading my and C.S. Lewis' favorite

Books
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/16/13, 09:45 am

For a C.S. Lewis aficionado like me, choosing a favorite of his works is like asking me which of my five senses is my favorite.

Um … all of them?

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Billy Graham celebrates 95th birthday with party, special message

Religion
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/07/13, 09:00 am

Billy Graham, “America’s pastor,” will celebrate his 95th birthday today with a star-studded party in Asheville, N.C.

Graham’s son Franklin said between 600 and 700 people have been invited, including former President Bill Clinton, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, musician Michael W. Smith, Pastor Rick Warren, media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and country music star Ricky Skaggs. The elder Graham will attend, but won’t give a speech.

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