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How to get to heaven - what are the ideas from the different religions?

There appear to be five major categories regarding how to get to heaven in the world’s religions. Most believe that hard work and wisdom will lead to ultimate fulfillment, whether that is unity with god (Hinduism, Buddhism, and Baha’i) or freedom and independence (Scientology, Jainism). 2,100 more words


The First-ever HBCU-created MOOC: A Product of Our Collaboration

Today we are thrilled to announce, together with Canvas Network and Lumen Learning, the first-ever massively open online course (MOOC) created by an HBCU. Dr. Keith Augustus Burton of CEDL member institution  220 more words

What Does “Missional” Even Mean? (recommended article from Jeff Weddle)

What Does “Missional” Even Mean? Or, One Reason Why I Dropped Out of Seminary

I’ve been reading a book by an academic theologian lately. Came across this sentence: 229 more words

Christian Faith

Maher vs. Charlie Rose: To Claim Islam Is Like Other Religions Is Naive And Plain Wrong | Video | RealClearPolitics

Bill Maher clashed with Charlie Rose over Islam during an appearance on Rose’s Bloomberg Television program this week. Maher, the host of Real Time on HBO, scoffed at Rose’s numerous attempts to link Islam to Christianity and to try to disavow radical Muslims as representatives of the religion. 77 more words

World Religions

The betrayal of my beautiful religion, Islam

I was first invited to a beheading in Saudi Arabia while working as a physician in Riyadh. It was 1999, and I was an attending intensive care specialist in an advanced medical system that valued my United States training. 663 more words

World News

106,000 Saudi Students Entered U.S. Universities in the Spring of 2014.

Are American Christians going to reach out to them?

850,000 international students enter the United States every year. Over half of these are coming from the… 259 more words


Labled for Life

Although “Christian” originally referred to individuals who turned from sinful lives to trust Jesus for  salvation by grace, centuries of  misapplication has bent the title out of shape. 89 more words