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Persecution & Human Rights

Amnesty International - 1 articles
Will Rwanda Be Rebuilt?

Ashcroft, John - 18 articles
Curbing Big Brother
Christians urge Ashcroft to respect freedom in surveillance law.

Stone Tablet Confirms Solomon's Temple, Biblical Narrative
Ashcroft goes to bat for faith-based initiative, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Irish TV Refuses Campus Crusade Campaign
California okays embryonic stem-cell research while Ashcroft challenges assisted suicide, and other stories on life ethics

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Christian Solidarity International - 1 articles
Sudan: CSI Loses U.N. Status
Slave-freeing organization's rebel spokesman violated U.N. rules


Civil liberty - 9 articles
Threatening the Amish
How the Amish solve the legal problems of civil liberties

Campus Collisions
Why InterVarsity Christian Fellowship was derecognized at some of America's leading universities

Public Religion: Ten Commandments Judge Praised and Panned
"Roy Moore fulfills a campaign promise with a 5,280-pound granite monument"

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Cox, Baroness Caroline - 4 articles
Iowa Supreme Court Reinstates 'Spirit of Satan' Defamation Lawsuit
American pastor arrested in Laos, Billy Graham heads to Oklahoma City, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Baroness Caroline Cox: Rescuing Russia's Orphans
Baroness Caroline Cox: The Price of a Slave
"I was taken by a slave master [who] beat me and shamed me, telling me that I was like a dog."
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Democracy - 49 articles
Democracy and Tradition

The Spy Who Loved Me
What's real in espionage fiction?

The Lincoln Supremacy
John Wilkes Booth assassinated the president. Democracy proved harder to kill.

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Elections, non-U.S. - 36 articles
Confronting Caesar
Nigerian megachurch pastor in Ukraine takes a stand for freedom.

Christians Fear Some Backlash After India Elections
Still, they're heartened by voters' chastening of nationalist Hindus.

Indian Churches Hail the Defeat of Hindu-Nationalist Government
Vote consciously campaign urged Christian voters to elect secular political parties.

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Elections, U.S. - 121 articles
Guerrillas in Jesus Land
A different way to be Christian in America.

Post-Election Faith at Work
The next four years will not be a cake-walk for the pro-life, pro-family cause.

For Whom Would Jesus Vote?
Single-issue politics is neither necessary nor wise.

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Exile - 32 articles
After Babel
Two Arab poets-one Palestinian, the other Iraqi- and the vicissitudes of exile and translation

Reformation on the Run
Lacking political protection or religious freedom, French Reformed thinkers forged a unique expression of faith.

Escape from Babylon
As repression became a way of life in France, Huguenots faced three choices: convert, go underground, or risk everything to reach le Refuge.

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Foreign aid - 14 articles
A Cry for Help
Sudanese Christians gather in Houston and ask for U.S. support

Are Evangelicals the 'New Internationalists?'
Evangelical leaders say New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is mostly right, but late

Afghanistan: Afghans May Starve
Relief agencies mount efforts as Christian radio begins Dari broadcasts

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Globalization - 46 articles
Heat Stroke
The climate for addressing global warming is improving.

Durable Contempt
Why anti-Americanism thrives.

The Missions of Business
What can happen when entrepreneurs think they are missionaries first.

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Human embryo - 5 articles
The Politics of Stem Cells
Why do some scientists and politicians insist on exploiting embryos?

RNC Tells Voters that Liberals Will Ban Bible
Plus: Alan Wolfe on Democratic secularists, horoscopes vs. the Bible, Prohibition's problems, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Promise Keepers Coach Has a New Team, Aiming to Unite Christians and Messianic Jews
Plus: Jewish groups vs. the Presbyterian Church (USA), designer babies in the U.K., China reportedly detains 100 Christian leaders, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Human rights - 201 articles
The Unmaking of Liberia
How and why the grand experiment failed

Nightmares and Miracles
A good beginning to the long battle for human rights in North Korea.

Two Iraqi Churches Bombed
Plus: Mr. Bean opposes British religious hate-crime bill, religious summit opens in Indonesia, Vatican condemns 'Christianophobia', Christmas dilemma, praying for the home team, and other articles from online sources around the world.

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Human worth - 49 articles
When Backward Is Forward
Christmas may be the best argument against genetic enhancement.

When Does Personhood Begin?
And what difference does it make?

Baylor Regents to Assess Expansive Vision
Plus: Bush says God speaks through him; VeggieTales goes south, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Humanity - 32 articles
The Moral Complexity of War
A conversation with Max Hastings

When Backward Is Forward
Christmas may be the best argument against genetic enhancement.

Your Chip Is Showing
Four recent films show a battle for control among men, women, and machines.

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Individualism - 43 articles
In Search of the Good Marriage
It's not just couple-centered.

Codependent No More
When Pleasing Others Is Hurting You addresses the need to be needed.

An Authentic Narrative of Some Remarkable and Interesting Particulars
Mark Noll delivers the first installment of a five-volume, multiauthor history of evangelicalism.

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Infanticide - 23 articles
You Say Choice, I Say Murder
Before prolife arguments can reach the undecided American, we have got to look at the language we use.

Muslims at Home in America
Christians have a part to play in helping Islam adapt to democracy.

Presbyterian Church of America Shoots for the Hip
Plus: More on Dean on religion, Clark on abortion, Jack Kelley admits he was forced to quit USA Today, and other stories from online articles around the world.

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Jackson, Jesse - 10 articles
Original Sin
Slavery and the biblical curse of Ham.

Letters
"Is there any doubt that the God of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and Moses is indeed the God of the Muslim, the Jew, and the Christian?"
Still Somebody
"Despite an embarrassing scandal and widespread irritation with his methods, Jesse Jackson continues to be an influential voice in the church. Should evangelicals listen?"

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Oppression - 64 articles
Operation Human Rights
How evangelicals got outside their comfort zone to help the oppressed overseas.

The Nightmare of North Korea
One man's story of brutality, courage, love, and freedom.

Good News for the Lost, Imprisoned, Abducted, and Enslaved
Lawyers and investigators at the International Justice Mission have learned that sharing the gospel means going into the heart of darkness.

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Persecution, efforts against - 65 articles
Building Alliances to Save Lives
Why evangelicals' partnership with others to fight persecution worked—and where the coalition is heading.

Cry Freedom
Forget 'quiet diplomacy'—it doesn't work

Full of Sound and Fury
Polemics at home and abroad does not prevent religious persecution

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Persecution, examples of - 131 articles
Feds Granted More than $1 Billion to Religious Charities in 2003
Plus: The Joash tablet may not be a fake after all, Christians attacked in India and Egypt, our continuing (and exhausting) roundup of stories about gay marriage and The Passion, and other articles from online sources around the world.

My Enemy, Myself
What brings evangelicals together is also what pulls us apart.

Death Sentence For Three Pakistanis Who Attacked Christian Hospital
Plus: Wesley Clark's change of tune on abortion limits, more Ten Commandments disputes, poor clergy criticized, and many other stories from online sources around the world.

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Refugees - 14 articles
Nightmares and Miracles
A good beginning to the long battle for human rights in North Korea.

A Heartless Homeland
Why more North Koreans than ever are fleeing their country.

Operation Human Rights
How evangelicals got outside their comfort zone to help the oppressed overseas.

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Religious discrimination - 244 articles
Nightmares and Miracles
A good beginning to the long battle for human rights in North Korea.

Silencing Rights Talk
Law would shut down many faith-based groups.

The Most Religious Kerry Speech Ever
Plus: The Bush Code, prominent Haitian pastor murdered, Remembering Patriarch of Alexandria Petros VII, and too many other stories from online sources around the world.

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Religious freedom - 565 articles
Two Iraqi Churches Bombed
Plus: Mr. Bean opposes British religious hate-crime bill, religious summit opens in Indonesia, Vatican condemns 'Christianophobia', Christmas dilemma, praying for the home team, and other articles from online sources around the world.

Weblog (Second Helping): Revenge of the God Billboards
Plus: Britain discusses euthanasia while the Netherlands euthanizes babies, and other stories from online sources around the world.

White House Speechwriter Talks About the Bush Code
Plus: U.S. News phones it in on prayer, Indonesian churches attacked, Mormon author disfellowshipped, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Religious violence - 361 articles
Canadian Supreme Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage
Plus: Another religion clash in Egypt, a Baylor bump, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Nightmares and Miracles
A good beginning to the long battle for human rights in North Korea.

Praying for Terrorists
Christians seek healing in Beslan.

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Rights - 168 articles
Mythical Proportions
America is not so generous, free, and innocent as it imagines itself.

House Fails to Pass Marriage Amendment
Britain's Terri Schiavo : Parents fight doctors to keep their baby alive. The Vatican outsources prayers. Plus: Billy Graham plans NY mission, Spain to allow same-sex marriages, reviews of Woman, Thou Art Loosed, and more articles from online sources around the world.

Supreme Court Will Hear Death Row Conversion Case
Plus: Nigeria violence spreads despite state of emergency, more on the Communion conundrum, closing Catholic churches, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Shelter Now hostages - 40 articles
Return to Kabul
Shelter Now's Georg Taubmann talks about ministry and security in the former Taliban state

Quotation Marks
"Comments in the press about mascots, missions, and fake marriages"

'Their Faith and Courage Has Strengthened Me'
Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry speak about Martin and Gracia Burnham
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Slave redemption - 11 articles
Free to Do What?
Emancipation reconsidered

"Human Rights: Activists celebrate as President signs Sudan Peace Act,"
But sanctions are at President's discretion

The Slave Redemption Hoax
Plus: ABWE missionaries may sue government for Peru shooting, and other stories.

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Slavery - 192 articles
A Preaching Woman
The remarkable story of a former slave sheds light on the origins of African American Christianity.

The Unmaking of Liberia
How and why the grand experiment failed

Cheated by the Affirming Church
Contrary to what some churches teach, it is homosexuality—and not its suppression—that enslaves people like me.

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Social justice - 115 articles
The Revolution Begins in the Pews
Trotsky and St. Benedict

The Legend of Bono Vox
Lessons learned in the church of U2.

Korean in Iraq Was Killed For His Faith, Say Terrorists
Plus: What's next for the Federal Marriage Amendment, Canada's Bible ban, university relents on mandatory profanity, and other stories from online sources around the world.

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Torture - 14 articles
Terrorizing Ally
Saudi Arabia tortures Christians even as it makes human-rights gestures.

A Heartless Homeland
Why more North Koreans than ever are fleeing their country.

The Nightmare of North Korea
One man's story of brutality, courage, love, and freedom.

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Trade - 11 articles
Heaven on Earth
Ecomonics and the secular faith in progress

Real Southern Living

Naming Names
Were the State Department's actions on international religious freedom compromised by the war on terrorism?

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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom - 10 articles
A Story Darwin Might Love
"Brian McLaren's evolutionary interpretation of the faith promises more than it delivers, but what it delivers is good enough."

Cry Freedom
Forget 'quiet diplomacy'—it doesn't work

Full of Sound and Fury
Polemics at home and abroad does not prevent religious persecution

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United Nations - 3 articles
EDITORIAL: De-Demonizing the UN
While bloated and badly in need of reform, the UN fills a necessary role that Christians should support.

The UN's Antifamily Manifesto
The Beijing platform downplays the family, while exalting the autonomous individual.

Warlords Await UN Withdrawal in Somalia