Can our nation afford political waffling on issues of scientific consensus?
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December 11, 2012 What would you want in a national Pledge For Science? How would you balance out the need to keep politicians from waffling on scientific issues as diverse as evolution, climate change and vaccines while separating out issues of research from issues of policy?
A pair of Christmas booties. Using the word "booty" to mean "plunder" has become impractical, as other connotations have overtaken its original meaning, religious scholars say.
March 2, 2011 The Old Testament will have a new look in the next edition of the New American Bible, one of the most popular English-language Bibles. And it'll also have some big changes — in many cases, words like "booty" and "virgin" are removed in the new translation.
November 18, 2010 Should the Bible and religious thought be used to guide our approach to climate science? Some in Congress believe that the word of God can show the way on this issue.
November 12, 2007 Karen Armstrong writes a rather unorthodox biography.
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