Faith & Religion
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Construction halted at World Trade Center church

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/27/17, 10:30 am

A construction company has halted work on a New York City church designed as a replacement for one destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack. Swedish-based Skanska USA cited soaring costs and financial shortfalls for the decision. St. Nicholas National Shrine sits next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza and was to replace a small Greek Orthodox church crushed when the South Tower of the World Trade Center fell during the 9/11 attack.

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A theologian for the people

Christianity | R.C. Sproul was a leader in helping the common man grasp Biblical doctrine
by Russ Pulliam
Posted 12/22/17, 11:48 am

We take it for granted now, but R.C. Sproul, who died Dec. 14 and whose memorial service was Wednesday, was the pioneer in taking seminary into our homes, with us on the walking and jogging trails, and in our cars and churches. He invented distance learning before the term became popular.

He was also the leader of the resurgence of reformed theology over the past 50 years.

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Leaving a partial truth for a greater truth

Religion | A short list of notable Jewish Christians of the past five centuries
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/04/17, 09:19 am

My column in the Nov. 11 issue of WORLD Magazine brings out a surprising Pew survey statistic: If you add up all the religious adults in the United States who identify as Jewish, about one-third are Conservative or Orthodox, one-third are Reform (liberals of whom only 29 percent feel certain that God exists), and one-third are … Christian.

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