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2014-09-16 16:26:05

Perry Discusses Representation of Historically Persecuted Religious Group in 2012 Election UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitt Romney made history when he was the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), a historically persecuted religious group, to earn a presidential nomination from a major political party. Luke Perry, associate professor and chair of government and politics, examines this political first in his new book,...

2014-09-16 16:25:20

LITTLEHAMPTON, England, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lads' mag with a difference is performing against the odds Despite a decline in the publishing industry and a huge drop in sales for lads' mags, Sorted magazine is celebrating, having doubled its circulation in the past year from 20,000 to 46,000. It is now on sale in 20 countries globally. Editor Steve Legg first came up with the idea of creating a wholesome magazine for men after chatting with another...

2014-09-16 04:21:01

U.S. adults more split on gay and bisexual candidates, those of Hindu or Mormon faith, and those unwilling to discuss their sexuality or religious views NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's all about the issues, right? Not necessarily, according to a new Harris Poll. When asked to describe their likelihood to consider voting for a presidential candidate fitting a varied series of backgrounds, there are clearly certain characteristics which are deterrents to strong percentages of...

2014-09-15 23:07:38

New guide by James Anderson Charleson connects nature, science and ancient wisdoms SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Can you answer the primal questions of life, such as “Who am I?” Many people struggle answering this question, and for this reason James Anderson Charleson developed a guide aiding readers in self-discovery. In “Experience Personal Fulfillment and Achieve Your Life’s Destiny,” Charleson uses all religions, pagan mythology and modern science to strengthen...

2014-09-15 23:03:08

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Baptist Jacksonville is one of 20 sites globally that will be studying a device that has traditionally...

2014-09-15 16:27:09

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of the holy sites of ancient Buddhism, the names and imagery of the respected Drukpa (or Dragon) Sect have fallen victim to religious oppression, defilement and violations of basic liberties in the Mount Kailash region of Tibet. The sacred Mount Kailash is located in the western part of Tibet called Ngari, known as "the roof of the world." In a report on Heritage Preservation the Live to Love International Foundation (dated September...

2014-09-15 16:25:52

Keith and Mary Hudson come to Living Word Bible Church Scottsdale September 20-21 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The parents of award winning recording artist Katy Perry will be at Living Word Bible Church Mesa 3520 E. Brown Rd Mesa, AZ on Saturday, September 20(th) at 5:00 PM and at Living Word Bible Church Scottsdale, 8620 East McDonald Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85250 on Sunday, September 21, at 9:15 AM, 11:00 AM. This is just days before their daughter...

2014-09-15 08:28:43

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue and Baptist Health Care (BHC) Corporation announce the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care in northwest Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO Through this arrangement, the organizations plan to improve the patient experience by enhancing the coordination of care between BHC and Florida Blue. Built...

2014-09-13 12:20:27

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Sunday, September 14, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Dr. Mark Harris, Concerned Women for America President Penny Nance, and Bishop E.W. Jackson will hold a 4:30 p.m. ET news conference to preview Star Spangled Sunday, a live simulcast event at the First Baptist Church of Charlotte. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO The simulcast,...

2014-09-12 23:07:43

Pastor of The House of Yahweh is offering everyone the opportunity to keep the Feast Days written about in the bible with the next Feast being in October. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor of The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, is opening his arms with a wide welcome to invite any and all who would like to keep the Feasts with him. The next Feast is scheduled for October 10-17, 2014 in Abilene, Texas. Yisrayl Hawkins says he is going to a Feast and he...


Latest Religion Belief Reference Libraries

Aure et Saint Girons Cattle
2014-07-06 14:43:31

The Aure et Saint-Girons is a breed of cattle that originated in France. It was developed in the middle region of  the Pyrenees by crossbreeding Aure cattle and St Girons cattle. The Aure were a draught oxen used to haul timber from the mountains into the valleys. The St Girons were a dairy cattle to make a cheese named bethmale. The population of the Aure et Saint-Girons is very low with only 179 cows and 19 bulls. Breeders prefer the Holstein, blonde d’Aquitaine and Gasconne...

Sirrush (Mushussu)
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an extinct type of cattle). It is described as a dragon with scales, eagle-like hind legs and talons,...

Braque Saint-Germain
2013-06-11 14:43:05

The Braque Saint-Germain, also known as the St. Germain Pointing Dog, is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated from France in 1830. The first members of this breed were developed at the royal kennels of Compiègne, using a mixture of Continental and English pointer breeds. The breed received its name from Saint Germain en Laye, where it first became popular and where it was a favorite show dog, despite its hunting background. The Braque Saint-Germain is a medium sized dog that...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 13:48:31

Symbol: PECRT2 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PECRT3 Penstemon crandallii A. Nelson var. taosensis (D.D. Keck) Nisbet & R.C. Jacks.   PELIT2 Penstemon linarioides A. Gray ssp. taosensis D.D. Keck Distribution: PenstemoncrandalliiA. Nelson ssp.taosensis(D.D. Keck) Kartesz & Gandhi distribution:USA(NM) Classification:       Kingdom  ...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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