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Artist to Discuss New Book ‘Illustrated Bible Poems’ on Zoom

Artist Brian Dewayne will present a program on his new Illustrated Bible Poems children’s book as a Zoom program from ACU’s Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts. The free program will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. To join the Zoom event, email CSART at csart@acu.edu The following news release from CSART gives more detail about Dewayne

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Enchanted World

By JIM NICHOLS One of my favorite musical shows is Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The first time I saw it I was fascinated how the creative artists put together a charming and important lesson from the Bible featuring catchy songs and great dancing. It tells the story of Joseph’s life from being (literally) cast out from his family

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Pew Center: Government Restrictions on Religion Rise, Social Hostilities Fall

From the Pew Research Center Government restrictions on religion rose to a record high in 2018, while religion-related social hostilities fell slightly but remained near peak levels, according to Pew Research Center’s 11th annual study of restrictions on religion. Restrictions by governments include official laws and actions that curtail religious beliefs and practices, while social hostilities encompass everything from religion-related armed

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Bishop Sis Responds to ‘McCarrick Report’

By Bishop Michael SisRoman Catholic Diocese of San Angelo SAN ANGELO, TEXAS — This morning the Vatican released its report on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, detailing the Vatican’s knowledge, decision-making, and investigation related to McCarrick, who was dismissed from the clerical state on February 16, 2019. It will take some time to study the 461- page report, which is the

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Wet Pants

By DANNY MINTON A nine-year-old kid is sitting at his desk, and suddenly, there is a puddle between his feet and the front of his pants are wet. He thinks his heart is going to stop because he cannot possibly imagine how this has happened. It’s never happened before, and he knows that when the boys find out, he will never hear the end of it.

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Mission: Thanksgiving Expanding Format

22nd ANNUAL MISSION: THANKSGIVING 2020ITEMS NEEDEDMonetary DonationsFrozen MeatNon-perishable Food (Pop top cans are very good)SocksUnderwear & Thermal UnderwearBoots & ShoesCoatsBlankets & Sleeping BagsBottled Water & Other DrinksToysSCHEDULEMonday, Nov. 16 – Thursday, Nov. 197 a.m.-5 p.m.Love and Care Ministries(325) 670-0246233 Fannin StreetAbilene, Texas 79603http://www.lcmin.comFRIDAY, Nov. 20Arrow Ford4001 South 1st Street7:00 AM – 7:00 PMMORE INFORMATION: Contact Mark Hewitt, executive director of

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‘A Living PIlgrim Experience’

The Discovery Center, 810 Butternut St., will present a one-time event, “A Living Pilgrim Experience,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. The program will include live reenactments of the Pilgrims’ experience on the Mayflower and their first year in a new land. Guests will sample representative foods from the first Thanksgiving, meet some of the founding heroes, dress in costume,

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ACU Hosting Online Carmichael-Walling Lectures

CARMICHAEL-WALLING LECTURESWhen: 4 and 7:30 p.m. CST Thursday, Nov. 12Lecturer: Dr. Vincent L. Wimbush, founding director of the Institute for Signifying ScripturesTheme: Scriptures and RaceLectures: 4 p.m. “Mystic Hieroglyphics of the Flesh”: Scripturalization as Racialization; 7:30 p.m. “Even the Bible Was Made Over to Suit Our Vivid Imagination”: Scripturalizing the HumanAccess: Contact csart@acu.edu to RSVP for this Zoom webinar event Dr. Vincent

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