SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Christian student groups in the California State University system that were stripped of official recognition last year for requiring their leaders to be Christian have now regained their rights following a reversal of the decision. As previously reported, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, which identifies as an "evangelical campus mission," lost recognition last fall at […] Read More
JERUSALEM — A rare inscription on a pottery shard that was unearthed in Israel in 2012 has finally been deciphered and has been found to correlate with the time of King David. The fragment was among a number of pieces excavated from the Valley of Elah, or Khirbet Qeiyafain, the location believed to be where the […] Read More
In an attack reminiscent of the 1963 Birmingham church bombing, a lone gunman killed nine people Wednesday night at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, a historic congregation in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Read More
"The overall consensus seems to be that the assimilationist policies of the tsarist state in late imperial Russia lay at the foundation of the bitterness that characterized the tsarist central state establishment's relations with the Volga-Ural Muslims, and especially their elites... Hasty attempts to forge a nation-state out of a multiconfessional, multilingual, and multiethnic empire… Continue reading → Read More
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