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Jim Haught

  “Jim Haught” <haught@wvgazette.com>: Sep 01 01:02PM -0400 August 28, 2017 Gazette-Mail editor emeritus named UnitedCoR writer in residence Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Gazette-Mail’s editor emeritus has been named writer in residence for a national organization, the United … Continue reading

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“ORDERED LIBERTY UNDER GOD” by Perry Mann

“ORDERED LIBERTY UNDER GOD” 6-3-03 “Church and State,” published by “Americans United for Separation of Church and State,” informs the reader that Gary Bauer, erstwhile presidential candidate and former president of the Family Research Council, opined when addressing the Council: … Continue reading

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DOUBT BUT IS NOT DOUBT by Perry Mann

DOUBT BUT IS NOT DOUBT 12-23-05 Victor Urecki is a rabbi. He was invited to a panel discussion at a Presbyterian church and he anticipated this question: “Why is there so much violence in this world caused by religious fanaticism?” … Continue reading

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CHURCHES, CIGARETTES AND CHILDREN by Perry Mann

CHURCHES, CIGARETTES AND CHILDREN A lawyer for Catholic institutions writes a piece dedicated to tuition vouchers. He finds no end of reasons and arguments for vouchers, including that they “have liberated thousands of poor families from bad public schools;” that … Continue reading

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The Infamous Homocide by Perry Mann

THE INFAMOUS HOMICIDE 7-24-10 On February 17, 1600, pursuant to a decree of inquisitional authorities, executioners brought a philosopher-priest from a dungeon where he had languished for seven years, stripped him of his clothing, gagged him and in the center … Continue reading

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Creationists Already Know The Answer

A former student wrote on facebook that “After all he[god] created everything and he can do whatever he wants.” And I replied sounds like god as dictator, not a loving god. And if god created everything then hell was created … Continue reading

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Creationists Already Know The Answer

Creationists already know the answer In 1997 I wrote an op-ed about evolution and creationism that was published in the Charleston Gazette. Here it is with slight editing: Dear Editor At Duval High School in Lincoln County, I teach chemistry … Continue reading

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