For many years, healthcare professionals cast coffee as a sort of villain, cautioning us to limit or forgo its consumption. In recent years, researchers have sanctioned moderate consumption, lauding coffee’s antioxidants and various health benefits.
I wrote recently about University of British Columbia-Vancouver research that suggests analytical decision-makers eschew religion (“In the right mind, math opens a window on faith,” Sept. 6 Courier).
The new pastor at First United Methodist on Waterloo’s Church Row may not be what you expect.
Does mathematics provide a way to express religious belief? Can mathematics itself be a religion?
It’s difficult to imagine how we managed pre-Internet. Yet while many trust the web for everything from shoe-shopping to vacation research, it's tough to fathom the relatively rapid acceptance of online dating.
Earlier this week, a church-run food pantry in Charles City ran out of food.
No matter how active a religious youth program, there's probably someone who wants to see it grow.
Do you struggle to develop and express your creativity?
A few weeks ago, a dear friend was honored as one of The Courier's 8 Over 80.
St. John Lutheran Church in Waverly has been a constant and visible presence in Waverly the past 100 years.
The King James Bible continues to hold the distinction of all-time best-selling book.
Waterloo native Travis Lee Ferguson, 27, was a college senior when a modeling agent approached him.
Readers sometimes assume this column is “supposed to just be about religion, not some of the other stuff you write.”
My introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien was a frayed paperback version of “The Hobbit.”
We tend to view differences in cultural practices and traditions in contrast.
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VirtualTourist.com is seeking the “Eighth Wonder of the World.”
June 12 marks Loving Day, an annual celebration that’s gaining momentum.
The Torah describes Israel as “a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates,; a land of olive oil and honey” (Deuteronomy 8:8).
Can the Internet be a tool used in baptism? Should it?
We can --- and do --- learn valuable lessons from the animals that touch our lives. But can a dog make biblical truths clearer?
Despite this week’s successful Earth Day observances, analysts say our commitment to ecology is waning.