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  • 10 Lesser-Known Reformation Figures You Need to Remember on Martin Luther's 500th Anniversary

    11/01/2017 10:49:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/01/2017 | Tyler O' Neil
    Tuesday marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. While Martin Luther deserves special recognition on this Reformation Day, the Protestant Reformation involved many more great pastors and thinkers. It would be unfair to them to focus all attention on Luther. Below is PJ Media's list of ten lesser-known but vitally important Reformation figures. There are hundreds of men and women who led the charge to return to a Bible-based Christianity following the five "Solas" (Sola Fide or Faith Alone, Sola Scriptura or the Bible Alone, Sola...
  • Condemnation and Execution of John Hus [600 years ago today]

    07/06/2015 2:23:38 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 115 replies
    The condemnation took place on July 6, 1415, in the presence of the solemn assembly of the council in the cathedral. After the performance of high mass and liturgy, Hus was led into the church. The bishop of Lodi delivered an oration on the duty of eradicating heresy; then some theses of Hus and Wycliffe and a report of his trial were read. He protested loudly several times, and when his appeal to Christ was rejected as a condemnable heresy, he exclaimed, "O God and Lord, now the council condemns even thine own act and thine own law as heresy,...
  • Pope Recommends Bible For Vacation Reading

    08/08/2011 8:37:22 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 17 replies
    EWTN ^ | August 3, 2011
    Pope Benedict XVI has urged Catholics to read the Bible while on vacation, particularly the lesser known books of sacred scripture."This seems to be a good thing to do on the holidays: take a book of the Bible, so you have some relaxation and, at the same time, enter into the great expanse of ​​the Word of God and deepen our contact with the Eternal," said the Pope in his Wednesday General Audience address at his holiday residence of Castle Gandolfo, 15 miles south of Rome, Aug. 3. Pope Benedict noted how "each of us needs time and space...
  • Phage on the rampage - Antibiotic use may have driven the development of Europe's deadly E. coli.

    06/09/2011 8:53:08 PM PDT · by neverdem · 16 replies
    Nature News ^ | 9 June 2011 | Marian Turner
    Women, beansprouts, cucumbers, bacteria, cows: the cast of the current European Escherichia coli outbreak is already a crowd. Enter the phage. Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria, and they are star players in the chain of events that led to this outbreak. Bacterial infections often originate from contaminated food, but it is now about six weeks since the start of this outbreak and the trail is going cold. It's hard to be sure of the culprit but this simply serves to highlight the importance of understanding how infectious bacteria get into the food chain in the first place. Case-control...
  • Another Hsu drops: Hillary earmarked big chunk of cash for the New Schoolposted

    10/19/2007 1:56:37 PM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 12 replies · 47+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Oct 19, 2007 | Bryan
    Hey Hillary, whats that big mark on your ear? It looks like $950,000 for a school that your favorite fundraiser just happens to have been a board member of. And in the case of the New School in Greenwich Village, it turned out to have some national resonance: Norman Hsu, a major Democratic donor active in Senator Hillary Rodham Clintons presidential campaign and a New School trustee, was found to be a fugitive who had skipped out after a felony theft conviction in California 15 years ago. Heres the bill, S.1710. Its the Labor/HHS/Education spending bill thats being debated in...
  • Donors in step with Hsu (Chinese connection in Pa.-Clinton-Feinstein-Kennedy)

    09/08/2007 6:46:17 AM PDT · by hipaatwo · 93 replies · 2,125+ views
    Political contributions by three factory managers in a Pa. town closely track those of the two-time fugitive. MOUNT CARMEL, Pa. - This is your typical tiny borough in the anthracite region, an out-of-the-way enclave of old rowhouses where you can buy lunch at Yanni's Family Restaurant and still get change back from a $5 bill. Nothing much happens here, except on fall Fridays, when folks root for the Red Tornadoes, the high school football team. But for the politically observant, Mount Carmel, Pa., is a name that in recent days has been drawing national attention and lots of questions. Three...
  • Tainted spinach may harbor very virulent E. coli strain

    09/20/2006 12:12:04 AM PDT · by stlnative · 36 replies · 1,326+ views
    SeattlePI/AP ^ | 9/20/06 | ANDREW BRIDGES
    Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Tainted spinach may harbor very virulent E. coli strain By ANDREW BRIDGES THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials are investigating whether a more potent strain of E. coli is behind an outbreak linked to fresh spinach that has sickened at least 131 people, half of whom have been hospitalized. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that fully 50 percent of those reported sick in the outbreak were hospitalized. That's more than the 25 percent to 30 percent seen in other E. coli outbreaks, said Dr. David Acheson of the Food and...