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Robert Hurt: We must avoid following in the footsteps of Greece

As we have seen in recent weeks, should we not act, we could find ourselves in the same situation that Greece is experiencing right now— a country suffering through a debt-driven economic meltdown.


Appeals court rejects Pittsylvania County appeal in government prayer case

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today unanimously dismissed Pittsylvania County’s appeal from a lower court order prohibiting the Board of Supervisors from opening its meetings with Christian prayers offered by Board members.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University.


Upcoming events at EMU

Inside is a listing of the next three weeks of EMU related events.


ACLU raises issue with Chesterfield prayer policy

The Chesterfield County, Va., Board of Supervisors may not permit only “ordained religious leaders of monotheistic religions” to offer prayers before board meetings, Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia say.


Bridgewater College’s Sheridan will explore Homer’s Odyssey in seminar

Christian Sheridan, an associate professor of English at Bridgewater College, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar on Homer’s Odyssey.


Prayer in school: Un-American

At age six, I’m faced with a dilemma. Should I learn this prayer and say it along with everyone else? That’s up to you, my mother tells me. I could say it, or remain silent while everyone else recites, or she offers to request that I be excused from the room during the prayer.


Blues headliner Tom Principato to appear at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway is stacking up blues headliners from across the USA. In September, it was Will Kimbrough,and in November it will be Tom Principato.


Bob Goodlatte: Starting a dialogue on entitlement reform, debt

The discussion in Congress has once again turned to the debt limit. Unfortunately, because of continued out-of-control spending, we are facing a situation where Congress is being asked to increase the amount of debt the federal government can incur in order to avoid default.