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The Sting of Death

By Jill Carattini Researchers not long ago professed to have come up with a questionnaire that could measure a person’s chances of dying within the next four years. According to one of the designers, the test reported to be roughly 81 percent accurate among those who were 50 years or older. Their report, which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, claimed the assessment could be useful to doctors in offering prognostic information and to patients who want a more determined look at the future. Regardless of the questionnaire’s effectiveness, however, the headline still struck me as […]

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The Rising Son of Easter Morning

Believe it or not, Christians claim that Jesus actually rose again – bodily and historically – from the dead on the first Easter day. Many, of course, do not believe. To them, Christians would humbly and graciously request to not prejudge the case, but to investigate it. But what, really, is at stake in the truth or falsity of the Christian claim that Jesus rose again from the dead on the first Easter morning? Found in the Bible, in one of his letters to the Christians in the ancient city of Corinth, the Apostle Paul, who was himself formerly a […]

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