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From Jay Moore: Snapshots of Abilene Universities

Jay Moore’s newest book, “Abilene Daily: Snapshots of Home,” can be purchased at Texas Star Trading Co., 174 Cypress St. or call 325-672-9696. Books are $27.50. The book contains one or more vignettes from Abilene’s history for each day of the year. Periodically, stories with some connection–however loose–to Abilene’s religious life will be featured on Spirit of Abilene. Following

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They Let Us Eat Cake

The IDLE AMERICANCommentary by Dr. Don Newbury Blackie Sherrod—arguably the best sportswriter this side of the ancient Olympic Games begun in Greece seven centuries before the birth of Christ–had a name for us. He classified us as drones and worker bees, mostly “9-to-5’ers” with little hope of ever getting ahead. He called us “The Great Unwashed.” He described the masses as

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ACU Reschedules Summit for spring 2022

Abilene Christian University is postponing its annual Summit for spring 2022, due to concerns over the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. A revamped on-campus Summit is scheduled for March 31-April 1, 2022. Summit originally was scheduled to coincide with homecoming, which will proceed Oct. 14-17. The following news release was issued by Leah Andrews, Summit director. “We are sorry to announce that,

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