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JOHN PEARRELL: Humanism moving further from Christian values - newtoncitizen

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JOHN PEARRELL: Humanism moving further from Christian values
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Dr. Erwin Lutzer of Moody Church in Chicago wrote, “The reason Christianity and humanism have been able to exist side by side in America is because this nation originally had what could be called a 'Christian consensus' with its belief in human freedom ...

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28 April 2016 | 3:20 pm

LETTER: Humanism very much about inclusiveness - Southern Star Newspaper

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LETTER: Humanism very much about inclusiveness
Southern Star Newspaper
SIR – Archon argues that Humanists have no place suggesting that religion should be taught outside the classroom since 'families enthusiastically participate in the management, support and financing of their local Catholic or Protestant primary school.

24 April 2016 | 4:04 am

Center for Humanism opens in Farmington Hills - Farmington Voice

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Center for Humanism opens in Farmington Hills
Farmington Voice
The Center for Secular Humanism provides groups with their own space to plan and program, including a small conference room for meetings and access to larger areas for workshops, speakers, and social events. Paul explained that the CSH plans to make ...

23 April 2016 | 4:08 am

Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics - NPR

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Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics
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One hundred years ago, a musician was born who took the world by storm, both with his violin and with his warmhearted humanity. Yehudi Menuhin was born April 22, 1916, in the Bronx to Russian immigrants. He began his career as an astounding child ...

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22 April 2016 | 7:53 pm

Return to humanism alone will counter scams: Justice Hegde - Times of India

Return to humanism alone will counter scams: Justice Hegde
Times of India
Thrissur: Former Supreme Court judge and Lok Ayukta of Karnataka Santhosh Hegde has said the rising scale of scams in the country is a manifestation of the fast decline morality in public life in India, and suggested return to humanism as a long-term ...

22 April 2016 | 5:58 am

Your letter lacks humanism when talking about Kashmiri youth: Barkha Dutt in open letter to Chetan Bhagat - Firstpost

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Your letter lacks humanism when talking about Kashmiri youth: Barkha Dutt in open letter to Chetan Bhagat
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Dutt's letter, a mildly-worded, yet sending a stern message, told Bhagat that his letter lacked the humanism it required "because when you play with fire, you sometimes end up burning down the whole house." Chetan Bhagat in his letter, which was ...
Chetan Bhagat v/s Barkha Dutt: A battle of two open letters on KashmirDaily News & Analysis
Chetan Bhagat vs Barkha Dutt: Read two open letters with extremly different perspectives on Kashmiri youthIndia.com

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19 April 2016 | 4:01 pm

Digital Humanism Takes On Its Most Exceptional Form In Referral Tracking Programs - Business 2 Community

Digital Humanism Takes On Its Most Exceptional Form In Referral Tracking Programs
Business 2 Community
Digital humanism is defined as technology that's main focus is on people. Digital humanism adds amazing power to technology by enabling people to play a greater role in the success of technology while consistently increasing the benefits technology can ...

18 April 2016 | 6:36 pm

GUEST APPEARANCE: Secular Humanism actually wishes to protect religious freedom - Finger Lakes Times

GUEST APPEARANCE: Secular Humanism actually wishes to protect religious freedom
Finger Lakes Times
Marc Thomas' column in the April 3 Finger Lakes Times titled “Religious Indoctrination?” makes the claim that America's public schools are “saturated with the doctrine of Secular Humanism” and that Secular Humanism is actually a religion. These are ...

18 April 2016 | 12:05 am

Humanism Week explores nonreligious belief - Yale Daily News (blog)

Humanism Week explores nonreligious belief
Yale Daily News (blog)
Though according to the Chaplain's Office only 0.24 percent of Yale undergraduates explicitly define themselves as Humanist, another 6.62 percent are either atheist or agnostic, and 4.52 percent are unaffiliated. The events of Humanism Week — which ...

12 April 2016 | 7:20 am

When "Humanist" is a Cop-out (and When It Isn't) - Huffington Post

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When "Humanist" is a Cop-out (and When It Isn't)
Huffington Post
Tina Fey was definitely on to something when she called BS on those who respond to the question about whether or not they are a feminist with “I am a humanist.” In an interview with Rachel Simon, Fey said, “It's not the question, hotshot, the question ...

6 April 2016 | 4:40 pm

Humanism

In the lion's den
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27 April 2016 | 1:17 am

Could Jesus have been a humanist?

You would probably emphatically reject this idea the moment you saw it, but I have a differing hypothesis.

First of all, of course Jesus was a theist. He was a Jewish rabbi with some pretty radical ideas (expanded upon below).

There was a group of Jewish Christians named the Ebionites who rejected his divinity while still accepting him as their Messiah. These were his earliest followers, and they were still observant Jews, keeping the Mosaic Law, and rejecting the Trinity!

Most of the supernatural aspects of Jesus came from Paul, who wrote about it extensively in his letters and it later trickled into the Gospels (the Ebionites used a very early version of Matthew).

Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, the greatest expression of his morality, promotes values that would be acceptible to all of us. Be meek, be merciful, help the poor in spirit, stand up for righteousness, purify your heart.

Let us also not forget the Parable of the Good Samaritan, where someone who doesn't even believe in him or Judaism is cast as the neighbour we are all commanded to love.

Doesn't this sound like humanism?

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26 April 2016 | 9:58 pm

Refugee 101

I just attended a world refugee crisis event at Penn State's law school, and heard amazing stories from two successfully resettled refugees among other speakers. One shared the informational video below, which I found very helpful. It's only about 4 minutes. I recommend it! Let's be welcoming to our fellow human beings who are simply searching for a place to call home, without the threat of persecution, conflict, and danger. Let us not judge them all on the basis of very few negative experiences. One of the presenters was a law professor who specializes in immigration law...the security review process for US resettlement is extensive and has low risk. Make a friend with a refugee and help them through their integration process...that is the least we can do for these brave people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A60t_hN0rqY

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22 April 2016 | 10:06 pm