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2014-08-21 23:14:12

Exploring Spiritual Naturalism, Year 1: An Anthology of Articles from the Spiritual Naturalist Society (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For most, the term 'spirituality' evokes the supernatural, such as the afterlife, God, prayer, and so on. But some who aren't believers in those things are, nonetheless, taking spiritual practices head on. A new book gives a sweeping panorama of what practitioners call Spiritual Naturalism. "Exploring Spiritual Naturalism, Year 1 is an anthology...

2014-06-09 16:23:53

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more Americans are calling themselves non-religious (30% of Americans younger than 30 are without religious adherence) and a growing body of religious citizens are calling out the pro-Christian bent to politics around the country, Americans and their politicians are being called to consider what it means to be a nation which equally defends freedom of religion and freedom from religion as well....

2014-04-15 16:21:07

Bipartisan Letter Asks Secretary Of The Air Force To Revise Religious Freedom Regulations WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, bipartisan members of the House of Representatives submitted a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, urging a revision to Air Force regulations to allow greater religious freedom in the Air Force. To read the letter online, please follow this link: http://libertyinstitute.org/document.doc?id=148...

2014-04-01 00:22:03

Studies Document and Examine Effects on Patients with Advanced Cancer, Decision-Making, Pediatric Crisis and Caregivers NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four new studies mark important advances in understanding the role of spiritual care in treating people facing serious illness. They will be presented today and tomorrow at the inaugural conference of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), Caring for the Human Spirit: Driving the Research Agenda in Spiritual Care in...

2014-03-12 12:20:26

Air Force Academy's Action Violates A New Pentagon Regulation PLANO, Texas, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute expressed outrage at an Air Force Academy decision to erase a cadet's Bible verse from a dry erase board hanging on his dorm room door. The decision came in response to a complaint from Mikey Weinstein, President of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. According to an Air Force spokesperson, the incident was not punishable, but "a...

2014-01-28 16:23:27

Liberty Institute Files Brief at the United States Supreme Court in Support of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties in High-Profile Case Against Obama's Abortion Pill Mandate PLANO, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the United States Supreme Court supporting Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation in their landmark religious freedom cases against Obama's controversial HHS...

2013-10-24 23:02:55

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys file new lawsuit for two Christian colleges against the federal government Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration Wednesday on behalf of two Christian colleges: Dordt College in Iowa and Cornerstone University in Michigan. The case was filed in the Northern District of Iowa Western Division. "This filing is first and foremost an effort to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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