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2008-09-15 21:00:18

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.

2008-08-26 00:00:38

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.

2008-08-17 18:00:18

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.

2008-06-30 21:02:21

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.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.