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    Christianity Were Ancient Christian Women Priests ?

    Ancient frescoes reignite debate over women priests http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25021623 Fresco with a figure with outstretched hands one of the contested images showing a woman with outstretched hands The re-opening of a labyrinth of catacombs in Rome has reignited a debate...
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    World Silbo Gomero: Ancient Whistling Language Revived

    Silbo gomero: A whistling language revived By Laura Plitt See Video too http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20953138 On a Spanish island, an ancient whistling language that once seemed to be dying out is now undergoing a revival. The night has not yet fallen in La Gomera, one of the smallest...
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    An American Turned Sikh To Restore Ancient Gurdwaras

    American-turned-Sikh to restore ancient gurudwaras http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/12/sikh-art_n_1761653.html#slide=1357063 Smriti Malaviya, Hindustan Times An American-turned-Sikh has vowed to restore all the Sikh shrines in India and Nepal visited by Guru Nanak Dev Saheb to...
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    Christianity Jesus May Have Had A Wife, Ancient Text Suggests

    Jesus May Have Had a Wife, Ancient Text Suggests Papyrus fragment makes first reference to Jesus' spouse. The papyrus fragment is believed to date to the fourth century. Daniel Stone for National Geographic News Published September 19, 2012 When he lived 2,000 years ago...
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    General Ancient Atomic Blast And Aeronautical Science

    The following two links will amuse you. More links are welcomed. Comments welcomed. http://www.scribd.com/doc/243173/Vim...g-Matchiens-II http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_Pfh...eature=related __________________
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    Buddhism Virmala Kirti 'Householder' And Sage In The Ancient Buddhist World

    An Ancient Buddhist Model For Today's World by LEWIS RICHMOND In my ongoing effort to find ways to adapt Buddhism to modern American life, I have long been influenced by the example of Vimala-Kirti, the "householder sage" of ancient India (pictured). According to the Vimala-Kirti Sutra...
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    Buddhism Japanese Look To Ancient Traditions For Strength

    By Cathy Lynn Grossman USA Today (RNS) When uncounted thousands have died in a disaster such as last week's earthquake and tsunami, where will the Japanese people find spiritual strength? Experts on Japanese culture say they'll find it in the critical, comforting rituals of religion...
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    Preserving Ancient String Instruments

    Preserving ancient string instruments Amritsar, February 22 A unique museum and a music school of the Chief Khalsa Diwan here are doing yeoman service in preserving ancient stringed instruments.The museum, located inside Diwan’s orphanage premises here, has scores of string and folk...
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    Judaism Tu B'Shvat: An Ancient Jewish Holy Day For Modern Environmentalists

    Gabe Crane Tu B'Shvat, long ago the annual date set aside in ancient Israel for determining the age of trees, essentially as a tax matter, today marks what has come to be known as the "Jewish New Year for Trees." In that fact, it is not unique -- it is one of four "new years" events...
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    Atheism Atheism And God

    I found this quote from Sri Aurobindo whereby atheism does not contradict faith in God. It is a good example of paradoxical reasoning which I enjoy practicing. "Atheism is a necessary protest against the wickedness of the churches and the narrowness of the creeds. God uses it as a stone to smash...
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    Islam Islam Center's Eerie Echo Of Ancient Terror

    Islam center's eerie echo of ancient terror by Amir Taheri http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/islam_center_eerie_echo_of_ancient_iRTMW6TprkULnaA1Nqi9xM#ixzz0z9Tx8UNi Should there be a mosque near Ground Zero? In fact, what is pro posed is not a mosque -- nor even an "Islamic cultural...
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    General The Carvakas And Atheistic Materialism In Ancient India

    December 22, 2006 The Carvakas It comes as a surprise to many that in ancient "spiritual" India, atheistic materialism was a major force to reckon with. Predating even the Buddhists, the Carvaka is one of the earliest materialistic schools of Indian philosophy, named after one Carvaka, a great...
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    Christianity Ancient Christian Meditation Discovered

    A prayer used some 2,000 years ago, still in use by monks and nuns in far away caves and monasteries but mostly unknown to the rest of the world, is the subject of a new documentary feature film and book. It's called Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer and focuses on a prayer thought to have first...
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    SciTech Ancient Doorway To Afterlife Discovered In Egypt

    Ancient doorway to afterlife discovered in Egypt Ancient doorway to afterlife discovered in Egypt - Yahoo! News CAIRO (AFP) – A large red granite false door from the tomb of an ancient queen's powerful vizier has been discovered in Luxor, Egypt's culture minister said on Monday...
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    SciTech Archaeologist Sees Proof For Bible In Ancient Wall

    Archaeologist sees proof for Bible in ancient wall Archaeologist sees proof for Bible in ancient wall - Yahoo! News JERUSALEM – An Israeli archaeologist said Monday that ancient fortifications recently excavated in Jerusalem date back 3,000 years to the time of King Solomon and support the...
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    SciTech Newly Discovered Archaeological Sites In India Reveals Ancient Life

    Newly Discovered Archaeological Sites In India Reveals Ancient Life BERNAMA - Newly Discovered Archaeological Sites In India Reveals Ancient Life LONDON, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Newly discovered archaeological sites in southern and northern India have revealed how people lived before...
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    Taoism Logic And Language In Ancient China: Resources From Contemporary Studies

    by Raul Corazzon - Download this page as Logic and Language in Ancient China A survey of Contemporary Studies INTRODUCTION THEORIES ABOUT LANGUAGE IN CLASSICAL CHINA "Technically, classical China had semantic theory but no logic. Western historians, confusing logic...
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    Honor Killing: An Ancient Multicultural Tradition

    I found this on the site of a professor's blog. If you choose to watch the video embedded in this story you may find it horrifying. Although the video has been on many Internet sites since it was first aired, some of you may not have seen it. Please be warned. Anver Emon on Honour Killings...
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    New Interest In Ancient Art

    Torstar Network | Aug 13, 2009 - 9:33 AM | 3 New interest in ancient art In training. Students at the Yudh Gatka Akhara school use a Soti, a stick used in training in place of an edged weapon, in Gatka, an ancient form of martial arts for the Sikhs. Torstar Network Gatka, the traditional...
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    Sikh News The Return Of Shastar Vidiya

    Ancient but deadly: the return of shastar vidiya Banned by the Raj, the world's original martial art is being revived by British Asians. Jerome Taylor reports SUKHA SINGH Nidar...
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