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What does the Bible say about Slavery?

Dr. Kaiser, an Old Testament scholar from Brandeis University writes: “What many fail to understand is that slavery in biblical times was very different from the slavery that was practiced in the past few centuries in many parts of the world. 284 more words


Immune Response May Link Social Rejection to Later Health Outcomes

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19 OCT 2012

No matter which way you look at it, rejection hurts. Experiencing rejection from a boss, a friend, or a partner is difficult enough for many adults to handle. 514 more words

Behavior Modification

October in Boston

I am so excited to be gearing up to head to Boston!!

The Theater Offensive is bringing me in with support from the National Performance Network Community Fund to be in residence 10/13/14 – 10/18/14. 70 more words

River See

No New Trial For Pakistani Scientist, Aafia Siddiqui, Who Shot At U.S. Troops

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A federal judge in New York has rejected a bid by a U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist to have her conviction for shooting at American soldiers… 255 more words


Evaluate differing narratives on Israeli-Palestinian discourse

Last week, on Wednesday, Oct. 1, J Street U Brandeis hosted its third event of the semester, “Non-Violence Amid Violent Conflict: A Conversation with Ali Abu Awwad.” Awwad is a leading nonviolent Palestinian activist and member of the Parents Circle Families Forum, an organization that brings together Israelis and Palestinians who have lost family members to the violence of the conflict. 944 more words

Writer Things

Free Speech: A Motorway Pile-Up of Moral Confusion

by Douglas Murray
October 2, 2014

Who has the “right” to talk about Islam? The question arose thanks to the response of a Muslim student society at an American university. 248 more words


Setting the bar: Is law school the right move for you?

It’s no secret that law school graduates today face a tougher job market than their predecessors. And that raises a major question: Is law school still worth the cost? 883 more words