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2014-07-10 12:25:25

Gilada enlightens the world on the rich history of the Coptic Christians, and more MAITLAND, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Simply put, Ramiz Gilada's new book, The Word: The Origin of Man, The Role of the Coptic Church in Christian History, ($32.99, paperback, 9781629525129; $44.99, hardcover, 9781498404402; $9.99, e-book, 9781629525136) is about Christ as seen through the ancient Coptic Church faith and tradition. The book highlights the history of God with mankind. Its...

2010-07-03 08:25:00

A letter written by famed 19th century explorer David Livingstone, which has been illegible for nearly 140 years, has finally been deciphered, a British university said Friday. The letter was written by the explorer who told of his despair at ever leaving Africa alive. The deciphering of the letter, using state of the art imaging techniques, helped researchers paint a picture of a man traditionally labeled as a bold Victorian hero, revealing the self-doubt that plagued the explorer in...

2010-04-14 23:01:00

New Pew-Templeton Survey of 19 African Nations Finds Signs of Tolerance and Tensions Between the Faiths WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The vast majority of people in many sub-Saharan African nations are deeply committed to one or the other of the world's two largest religions, Christianity and Islam, and yet many continue to practice elements of traditional African religions. Most people support democracy and say it is a good thing that people from other religions are able...

2009-12-03 06:45:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "Saving America" by Adel N. Shenouda, M.D. with Frank Sanello. If you fancy yourself as an ultra conservative American, with both feet firmly planted in the religious right's destructive dogma, then "Saving America" won't be your cup of tea (even though the book's bitter taste of truth may be the elixir you so desperately need). That said, the rest of us will view the contents of this step-by-step "field guide" for change and collective prosperity...

2008-08-28 06:00:36

By Sophia Kazmi DUBLIN -- A Nigeria-based Pentecostal church will soon have a branch in Dublin. Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries got approval from the Planning Commission this week to operate a church in a commercial suite on Dublin Boulevard near Silvergate Drive. The Dublin congregation will be small -- about 20 adults and 15 children -- and will be using a 1,900-square-foot office suite. But the mother church is huge. Its Web site claims that more than 200,000 people have...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.