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2011-09-07 14:11:19

A wave of pietist revivals swept across Sweden during the first half of the eighteenth century. A new doctoral thesis in history from the University of Gothenburg shows that the revivals followed the same general pattern and that they, together with the Enlightenment, promoted the rise of modern individualism. Originating in Germany, pietism challenged contemporary orthodox Christianity and was a forerunner to the great revival movements of the nineteenth century. It emphasised the...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Located in Columbus, Ohio, Wesley Glen Retirement Community is now among an elite few retirement communities in the state and in the country recognized for exceptional living conditions and health care opportunities. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Wesley Glen Retirement Community and parent company, Methodist ElderCare Services, was recently recognized state-wide by the Ohio Department of Health, and nationally by Medicare for providing quality housing, health care, and services to older...

2011-02-08 12:33:00

BROMSGROVE, England, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Children's Services is pleased to announce the launch of its new website to promote the broad range of services available for children, young people and families across the UK. In the midst of the changing climate within children and family services, the new website addresses the ever increasing demand to deliver services that are cost effective, flexible, personalised and supportive to children, young people and families. Launched...

2010-10-15 09:31:00

MANSFIELD, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Mansfield Medical Center will provide a pedometer to every staff member of the Mansfield Independent School District as well as sponsor a Principals' Fitness Challenge program to promote the importance of health and fitness. By helping principals and school personnel create a healthier atmosphere for learning and working, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is creating a healthy environment for the community. "Methodist Mansfield Medical...

2010-08-23 17:15:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati-based Marketing Support Services, Inc. (MSS) has been awarded Fulfillment Accreditation by the Mailing and Fulfillment Services Association (MFSA), the industry's national trade association of 650 member companies. MSS is one of only 14 companies currently holding MFSA accreditation, which recognizes significant investment in fulfillment capabilities, processes and procedures that promote consistency and customer satisfaction. The award...

2010-08-03 15:03:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- An ADA discrimination complaint was filed today in federal court in Tampa on behalf of retired Methodist minister Reverend Frances Swartz against Westminster Communities of Florida, which owns and operates 20 retirement centers. Rev. Swartz, 71, is wheelchair-bound due to Parkinson's Disease. The complaint alleges that Westminster's policy forbids wheelchair-bound residents from using the main dining room. Rev. Swartz alleges she was told this policy...

2010-06-21 15:46:58

A new doctoral thesis in history from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, concludes that a person interested in becoming a Swedish bishop in the 1900s had to be careful not to appear too anxious. Instead, candidates had to express an attitude of humility and a desire to serve others. 'Behind the veil of humility and unselfishness, there was an informal competition for power void of references to the concepts of career, power, elite and strategy. Most people who took on the challenge were...

2010-04-19 17:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On World Malaria Day, Sunday, April 25, The United Methodist Church will officially launch Imagine No Malaria, its $75 million initiative to eliminate malaria deaths in Africa. To mark the celebration, a free concert event will take place in Austin, Texas, on the south steps of the State Capitol from 2-5 p.m. (CDT). Christian rock band Jars of Clay will headline the festivities, which are open to the public. The event will also feature...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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