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1 Religious impressions on American politics
Warrick--Mikayla (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:47, p.03
4/7/2022 The columnist discusses religion's impacts on American politics; photos.
2 Examining Christianity in Japan and Iowa
Bauer--Nick (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.05
3/1/2021 Professor of history Dr. Reiner H. Hesselink presented on the German immigrant Francis Xavier Bullinger, was a missionary to Iowa and instrumental in building Dyersville's basilica, and his namesake St. Francis Xavier, a missionary to Asia who brought Christianity to Japan. Hesselink's lecture was part of the monthly Phi Alpha Theta lecture series; photo.
3 Mertz is raw and real in 'Hi God'
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.04
11/11/2019 Alldredge reviews graduate student Grace Mertz's show "Hi God," which explores the intersection of faith and academia, and calls it authentic and vulnerable. Attendees were invited to write their own letters which would be displayed in a corner of the Interpreters Theatre; photo.
4 'Hi God' to juggle knowledge, faith
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.05
11/7/2019 Grace Mertz, a second-year graduate in performance and communications studies, will present her master's thesis one-woman play "Hi God" in the Lang Hall Interpreters Theatre November 7-9. Mertz's work explores her experience in academia as a person of faith, and she hopes it will inspire others to see that religion can have a positive place in academics; photos.
5 Observing Jesus as a political figure
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.03
10/10/2019 Stekl writes about Jesus and the history of violence in the bible, explaining how it disrupts the traditional image of a peaceful Jesus. In the author's opinion, much of what Jesus did was to further a political and religious agenda that was anti-Roman, and explores how Jesus's actions do not work with current conservative and liberal viewpoints; photo.
6 Words have a lasting impact
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.03
9/23/2019 Bennethum, a Conservative Christian, writes an opinion on how words can have a lasting impact on people and urges fellow students to respect each other, particularly in the context of religion on campus; photo.
7 Former UNI student starts '6 Mile Clothing'
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Oleson--Alex (Student--)
Northern Iowan 115:41, p.05
3/7/2019 Former student Alex Oleson started "6 Mile Clothing" to benefit Christian missions in countries such as China and Haiti; photo.
8 Grad student challenges hypocrisy in play
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020), Keane--James M. (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 115:41, p.01
3/7/2019 Graduate student James Keane wrote, produced, and acted in the production "Ezra and Me," showing March 7-9 in the Lang Hall Interpreters Theatre; photo.
9 He visits every year, but just who is Brother Jed?
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.2
10/15/2015 Student Jacob Madden discusses the evangelical street preacher "Brother Jed".
10 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.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 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.
16 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.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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.
23 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
24 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.
25 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.
26 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.
27 Irrelevance of religious pro-life arguments
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.5
1/26/2010 Abortion revisited.
28 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.
29 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.
30 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
31 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.
32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 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.
36 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.
37 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.
38 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.
39 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.
40 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.
41 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.
42 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.
43 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.
44 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.
45 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.
46 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.
47 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.
48 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.
49 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.
50 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.


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