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Seventy Times Seven
I was an English major in college, which effectively means that I know how to read a long boring book and write pages and pages on symbolic interpretation that may or may not be valid. What a crucial ...
5/15/13 at 2:01 PM The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift 5/8/13 at 2:09 PM
Rejecting or Despising One Another 4/25/13 at 2:33 PM
Poetry Corner: The Lanyard
Happy Mother's Day from FMUU. Here is a poem that you might hear in a Unitarian Universalist worship service or other setting, to celebrate the special mother or mother-like figure in your life, byBil...
5/12/13 at 2:52 AM In My Beginning..... 4/3/13 at 2:39 AM
UU and Me 3/6/13 at 3:00 AM
North Dakota Legislators - WWJD?
Far be it for me to underestimate the challenges inherent in being a legislator. I understand that it is a cumbersome task that carries with it a tremendous mantle of responsibility. Legislators need ...
5/3/13 at 7:45 PM Educate abortion away... 3/24/13 at 11:45 AM
WW?D 4/7/12 at 10:16 AM
Williston leaders reject request for concealed weapons in church
WILLISTON, N.D. -- City commissioners here rejected a request from 10 Williston pastors to let churches decide whether to allow concealed weapons. Pastors brought a petition to the Williston City Comm...
3/27/13 at 7:00 AM Williston pastors want churches to decide about concealed weapons 3/24/13 at 9:53 AM
Faces of the Boom: Williston pastor makes room for job-seekers on church floor 7/1/12 at 12:16 AM
Religion and the Internet: Huffington Post Editor to Speak at Concordia
Concordias Forum on Faith and Life welcomes the Rev. Paul Raushenbush to campus to speak about religion, interfaith and the Internet. Raushenbush met with a small group of faculty, staff and students...
3/5/13 at 5:57 PM (Almost) Road Kill: A Paperback Miracle 9/7/12 at 9:44 AM
Students Attend Interfaith Institute 2/16/12 at 4:01 PM
Berliners and the Faschings Carneval: An unlikely combination
Carneval Monday (Rosenmontag) in a typical German town- in the midst of Carnevale, all is going on during the 5-6 day long celebration that starts on the weekend. People are dressed up in various co...
2/11/13 at 8:51 AM The Light Shines On Forever: A Tribute to Thomas Kinkade 4/16/12 at 3:08 PM
Privilege vs. Rights: an Important Distinction
When I was in grade school, Mr. Dexter, the bus mechanic, gave a speech to us kids about proper bus safety and how if we didn't comply, we wouldn't be allowed the transport. He'd say with authority, "...
1/24/13 at 9:19 AM 50 Shades of Shame 10/12/12 at 11:09 AM
Anger of Muslims 9/18/12 at 7:59 AM
UND guest post: Can we be happy before we reach our goals?
Following up on yesterdays question What are college sports for?, PQED is pleased to publish a post by Michelle Bonapace-Potvin. Michelle is a goalie on the University of North Dakota womens hockey te...
12/12/12 at 12:24 PM UND professor to study in India under Fulbright research grant 5/4/11 at 11:55 AM
Great news in a pool of rats
Something incredible happened to a Muslim in Mecca, and he wanted to tell everyone about it. But when this man started talking about how he had seen Jesus Christ, he was thrown in jail, and then into ...
11/14/12 at 9:46 AM I’m leaving God in my 9-11 story 9/11/11 at 4:11 PM
Hope in the ghetto 2/6/11 at 8:21 PM
Is God Outside the Material World?
This is the question taken on by Fr. John Behr, dean and Patristics professor at St. Vladimir's Seminary. The discussion of this question lasts for this next week. If you're interested in this questio...
10/23/12 at 7:58 PM What Will American Christianity Look Like in 30 Years? 10/22/12 at 2:46 PM
Restricting American Religious Freedom 10/1/12 at 1:01 AM
Superior church's steeple comes crashing down, 1982
September 2, 1982 The steeple of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church lies damaged at Birch Avenue and North 14th Street in Superior on Thursday, Sept. 2, 1982. The 38-foot steeple was being lifted from th...
8/30/12 at 3:45 PM Holy Family Catholic School burns, 1992 4/25/12 at 3:02 PM
Easter in the Twin Ports 4/22/11 at 11:02 PM
I'm kind of in love with Fargo
Our family has been helped so much by the Fargo/Moorhead and surrounding communities. Every opportunity I get, I try to help those who have helped us... DMF Lend A Hand is one local organization we fe...
7/27/12 at 1:19 PM How we found out... 6/14/12 at 10:08 PM
It takes a village... 4/3/12 at 12:56 PM
They read same Bible, but come up with marriage differences
Its a story 2,000 years old: People read the same words in the Bible, but come up with different conclusions. That is center to a debate about amending the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage a...
7/16/12 at 3:17 PM Update: Speaker apologizes for controversial opening prayer 5/20/11 at 11:20 AM
House panel OKs one-man, one-woman marriage bill 5/2/11 at 2:29 PM
Writing About Writing (and Religion)
Not to be hopelessly twee or self-referential here, but I've noticed a buildup of journalism- and media-related links building up here on my browser, starting with a couple of things about religion re...
6/18/12 at 1:26 PM Building Roses and Hammered Dulcimers 6/1/12 at 8:16 PM
Feedback Feedback... Loop Loop? 1/4/10 at 10:34 AM
Measure 3 fundraising nears $1 million
BISMARCK Planned Parenthood is the biggest backer of a campaign against Measure 3, contributing to a financial advantage of more than half a million dollars over the measures supporters. Nearly $1 mi...
6/5/12 at 4:12 PM