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Voices of Faith: Does God want me to be happy?

Rabbi Mark H. Levin, founder, Congregation Beth Torah: The answer is unequivocally "yes." The Torah commands rejoicing on festivals (Deuteronomy 16:11, 14), and Psalm 104:15 teaches that God provides wine for human joy. But there are other sources of happiness as well.

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Gracia Burnham reflects on 15 years after hostage crisis

Gracia and Martin Burnham were missionaries in the Philippines when they were taken hostage by a Muslim extremist group. After a year of being held captive, Martin was killed and Gracia was wounded during a rescue attempt. In the 15 years since, Gracia has traveled the world speaking about her ordeal.

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Faith and fervor: Neuhaus brought religion into the public square

How a Canadian-born knock-about, reared in a strictly conservative Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod family, became an advocate for social justice and racial equality, and ultimately a devout Roman Catholic priest and friend of a pope and a president, is the focus of Randy Boyagoda’s insightful and engaging book.

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Gracia Burnham reflects on 15 years after hostage crisis

Gracia and Martin Burnham were missionaries in the Philippines when they were taken hostage by a Muslim extremist group. After a year of being held captive, Martin was killed and Gracia was wounded during a rescue attempt. In the 15 years since, Gracia has traveled the world speaking about her ordeal.
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