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By Lindsay Melvin Gospel music, historically, was sung and played to praise God - predominantly a Christian God. But Washington lawmakers say the music that was meant to spread the "Good News" has transcended faith and today is as American as apple pie. The U.S.
By Lindsay Melvin Long after their bodies were cancer-free and their treatments and surgeries behind them, patients would still call Dr. Edwin Wesley Cocke Jr. to thank him for their health.
By Lindsay Melvin After agreeing to open their 5,000-seat sanctuary to memorialize music legend Isaac Hayes, clergy at Hope Presbyterian Church were bombarded Thursday with scathing e-mails and phone calls.
By Lindsay Melvin Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention have condemned sexual predators and are urging churches to flush out molesters using federal background checks. But a simple search on the convention's Web site shows they have yet to purge their own house of predators.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.