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1 Examining Christianity in Japan and Iowa
Bauer--Nick (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.05
3/1/2021 Professor Reiner Hesselink discussed the Dyersville Catholic church and it's connection to Japan as part of the Phi Alpha Theta lecture series.
2 'Hi God' to juggle knowlage, faith
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.05
11/7/2019 Grace Mertz is a graduate student at UNI specializing in auto-ethnographic performance. For her thesis, she had written a one-(wo)man play about her life as an undergrad and graduate student and how writing letters to God has helped her. Mertz hopes that her play will help other academics see that religion can have a place in academics and can also be a good influence opposed to the usual negative lens that most academics see through.
3 Observing Jesus as a political figure
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.03
10/10/2019 Opinion Columnist, Caleb Stekl, wrote about Jesus and the history of violence that he portrays in the bible and how this disrupts the angelic image that is usually associated with him. Stekl pointed out the actions and that Jesus did and how this does not work with conservative and liberal viewpoints. He argues that much of what Jesus did was to further a political and religious agenda that was anti-roman.
4 He visits every year, but just who is Brother Jed?
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.2
10/15/2015 Student Jacob Madden discusses the evangelical street preacher "Brother Jed".
5 Screaming street preacher: confirmed Christian
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.3
9/28/2015 Columnist Jesse Moeller comments on the street preachers' rants and counters students' claims that he his not "a true Christian"; photo.
6 War on Christianity
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:4, p.1
9/10/2015 Hannah Carr-Murphy argues that there is no war on Christianity, and that people need to pay attention to issues such as gender equality and gay rights.
7 Dear republicans who cry "Jesus"
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 11:51, p.3
4/20/2015 Riley Cosgrove talks about current LGBT issues; photo.
8 A light shines AFTERDARK
Dunlop--Mike (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:24, p.1
11/20/2014 Approximately 1,300 students filled the Gallagher-Bluedorn for AFTERDARK, a christian worship event hosted by the UNI student ministries; photo.
9 Biblical film incites emotion
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.4
3/3/2014 The author reviews the film "Son of God", the story of Jesus' life. She says that there was a lot more emotion in the film and that this movie is different from other depictions of Jesus' life.
10 A Christian perspective on gay marriage
Smith--Austin Burke (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.4
4/12/2013 Says the "hot topic" is currently gay marriage. When people began changing their profile picture on Facebook to the red equal sign, those who did not were labeled as bigots. This is not fair. Someone opposing your views does not make them an enemy.
11 Praying for unity
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.6
1/27/2012 Nearly one hundred students attended a nondenominational meeting in the Commons Ballroom. The event was sponsored by the Northern Iowa Campus Ministry Association; photo.
12 Santorum's Christian crusade
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.4
1/20/2012 Author examines Presidential candidate's message and suggests that the message disregards critical thought; photo.
13 The gravity of the cross
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.4
1/13/2012 A brief history of the cross and its meaning. The original cross implores us to stop rejecting and start loving. It is hard to believe that humanity has missed such a central message; photo.
14 Reflections on Blasphemy Day
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.4
10/4/2011 This year marked the third anniversary of the founding of Blasphemy Day. The UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers invited non-members to chalk this year. It was an enlightening day for many; photo.
15 Debate or debacle?
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.10
2/11/2011 Freethinkers and Inquirers and the Navigators debate the topic; "Are Christian beliefs damaging the world?" The Navigators seemed to state evangelical fundamentalism that did not seem to represent mainstream Christian thought.
16 23 minutes of nonsense
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.9
11/19/2010 Bill Wiese's book, "23 Minutes in Hell", leads to the author's assumption that Christianity is propagated by fear, and ultimately exists only because of the gullible nature of its followers.
17 Consider Christ
Howard--Kevin Wayne (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:12, p.5
10/8/2010 College is a time of testing one's faith in Christ; a time of searching. Faith is described as believing in something/someone without any tangible proof. Take pride in your faith.
18 UNI students discuss different perspectives of homosexuality
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.1
4/13/2010 Matt Reisetter's speech on homosexuality prompts discussion at UNI Navigators meeting
19 Faith Forum opens can of metaphysical worms
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.1
3/2/2010 "Why pray" was the theme of the first Faith Forum sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers. Respect for each other was encouraged; photo.
20 What's so bad about prostitution anyway
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.3
2/26/2010 Makes case for the legalization of prostitution.
21 No gods, no masters
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.4
2/19/2010 Believes that sexism is alive and well. Fundamentalist Christian leaders, such as Mark Driscoll, are preaching that women should have no voice and should not teach. Believes that little progress has been made for women's rights.
22 Irrelevance of religious pro-life arguments
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.5
1/26/2010 Abortion revisited.
23 Crow is tough to swallow, Mr. Begnoche
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.7
11/17/2009 Author responds to previous letter to the editor dealing with the article, "The Maine problem with gay marriage", written by Brandon Begnoche.
24 My response to "The Atheistic Evolution"
Hewitt--Lucas James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.6
11/13/2009 "The Atheistic Evolution" article explained. Six points made clearer.
25 The Maine problem with gay marriages
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.7
11/10/2009 Gay marriage became illegal in Maine due to a popular vote. Many Christians believe that they are upholding God's commands by voting against gay marriage; believes Bible does not command respect for sanctity of marriage
26 Thou shalt not, thou shalt not
Hewitt--Lucas James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:16, p.6
10/23/2009 Believes that Christianity is based on faith before works; that is the basis of salvation.
27 Christian hypocrisy in our leadership
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.8
10/13/2009 Believes actions by political figures has diminished their proclaimed beliefs in Christianity. Governor Mark Sanford and Senator John Ensign were outspoken against equal marriage rights, but were having extramarital affairs; photo.
28 He's not a genie in a bottle, baby
Hewitt--Lucas James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.7
10/13/2009 Believes prayer cannot be explained. Science should not try to explain the results of prayer. Not all prayers are answered, but the act of prayer does help humans place their burdens and desires on God.
29 Blasphemy Day 2009
Bray--Christopher Ryan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.6
10/6/2009 A Christian supports his atheist friends and their right of free speech.
30 No one seems to notice Day 2009
Puhrmann--Ryan Andrew (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.6
10/6/2009 Reactions to Blasphemy Day. It is merely a matter of free speech.
31 Them's fighting words: a debate about freedom of speech at UNI
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.5
10/6/2009 Theory behind Blasphemy Day respected, but the tactics used to demonstrate were not appropriate. The day promoted making fun of others and not a way to promote free and open discussion.
32 UNI students solve the religion situation
Hanson-Pollock Travis K. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.5
10/6/2009 Debate between Believers and Atheists was mainly below the belt. Both sides were guilty of showing a lack of respect for the other side.
33 Christian hatred
Hewitt--Lucas James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:10, p.3
10/2/2009 Believes that Christians do not hate gays, but do stand by the Bible's interpretation that homosexuality is wrong.
34 The impotence of prayer
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.4
9/22/2009 Questions the power of prayer. Examples cited.
35 Commonalities more important than differences
Northern Iowan 105:55, p.3
6/12/2009 Discussions of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism bring out differences, but all three teach tolerance of others. Thoughtful discussions help people focus on the idea of one God being interpreted in different ways.
36 Former NFL MVP embodies Christian values; Kurt Warner brings teachings with him on the field and in personal life
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:34, p.18
2/10/2009 Profile of alumnus Kurt Warner; examples of his deep faith; photo.
37 Living with hypocrisy
Landhuis--Travis John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.3
11/7/2008 Believes that religion, and Christianity in particular, has many examples of hypocrisy, where words do not match actions.
38 Common ground: because religion conflict sucks
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:48, p.2
4/11/2008 Panel discussion and interactions among participants were the highlights of a meeting to explore the differences in religions; photo.
39 Lecture on bridging Islam and Christianity will be given at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:474, p.1
3/3/2008 Kemal Argon will present "Building Bridges Between Faiths: Muslim-Christian Dialogue" March 10.
40 Comments on Tristan Abbott's columns
Kinrade--Seth Allen (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.8
11/6/2007 Critical of Tristan Abbott's writing style and thought process.
41 Gay marriage article response
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.6
9/14/2007 Tristan Abbot is challenged on some of the facts used in his article on gay marriage.
42 Brost Bible readings provide relief from depression
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.4
4/27/2007 Jennifer Brost expressed her views on the relationship between God and suffering; photo.
43 Attacks on marriage and homosexuals from within
Nichols--Brent (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.7
4/18/2006 Two ideas are refuted; homosexuals pose a genuine threat to heterosexual marriage and Christian conservatives pose a genuine threat to homosexuals.
44 Thursday, March 9
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
3/6/2006 Lifelong University will present course on Christianity; "The Future of Food" will be screened in the CEEE auditorium.
45 Christianity on campus
Manatt--Tim (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:42, p.1
3/3/2006 A look at the activities of Brothers and Sisters in Christ, the Navigators, and other Christian groups on campus; students comment on their religious faith.
46 Throwing stones
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.7
12/2/2005 Hopes people learn that everyone has faults but should still be treated with respect.
47 Children's fantasy books not anti-Christian
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:17, p.7
10/25/2005 Hopes Christians see the positive aspects of mythical and imaginative writing.
48 Sinners in every religion
Lounsbery--William (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.8
9/16/2005 Tries to correct what he feels is a blanket statement towards Christians.
49 Pick up the pace in your walk with Jesus
Mullikin--Austin (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:54, p.8
4/26/2005 Encourages students to take a firm stance on religion rather than remain in the middle of the road.
50 Young people see election of pope for first time; election process steeped in history
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:53, p.1
4/22/2005 A panel was held at St. Stephen's Catholic Student Center to discuss the election of Pope Benedict XVI; photo.

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