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2013-01-26 23:04:26

For the 43nd consecutive year, employees from throughout the North Shore-LIJ Health System gathered last Friday to honor the teachings and visions of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 For the 43nd consecutive year, employees from throughout the North Shore-LIJ Health System gathered last Friday to honor the teachings and visions of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. The ceremony, held at North Shore University Hospital´s Rust Auditorium, was telecast to 17...

2013-01-03 11:08:55

Support markedly lower among Catholics, mainline Protestants; unwavering among evangelicals There's a saying that goes, "as long as there are tests, there will be prayer in public schools." At one time, that likely reflected a fairly uniform view about school prayer: that despite what federal law said about the practice, religious Americans by and large approved of it. A new study, however, paints a more complicated picture of attitudes toward school prayer over the last four decades,...

2012-12-06 05:02:32

This month, the Christian Health Care Newsletter offers insights on the public acknowledgment of Christmas; the results of the November 2012 elections; research about unrefined salt; and how Hands of Love Ministry spreads the Gospel. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The culture of a nation that was founded on Biblical principles now stubbornly refuses to acknowledge the focus–Christ–of its biggest holiday, Christmas, claims the lead article in Samaritan Ministries...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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