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Bilquis Abdul Qaadir, Faith, Faith and Sports, FIBA, Hijab, Indiana State University, Muslim, NCAA, University of Memphis -

A look at the intersection of sports, faith and religion College basketball star Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir was faced with a choice: faith or sports. Faith won. Abdul-Qaadir, now 28, played her entire high school and college career in a hijab. She wore tights under her shorts and a long-sleeved shirt under her jersey. Her face and […]

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ABC News, Books, Childrens Book, Diversity, Faith, Inspiration, Linsey Davis, Living, News, Reporter, Representation, Spirituality, The World Is Awake -

When Linsey Davis comes on your television screen, chances are you’re seeing her report some pretty serious news. The Emmy award-winning journalist is changing things up as she introduces her very first children’s book “The World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings” just in time for Mother’s Day. Already a best-seller, the book follows the lives of […]

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Although yoga’s roots run deep in the cultural foundation of India, it has been commodified […]

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Africa, Faith, News, Nigerian Priests refusal to obey, Pope to Nigerian Priests, World -

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: […]

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New York native Fontaine Foxworth remembers her guarded childhood and close relationship with Christianity as a […]

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Christian, Christianity, Entertainment, Faith, Hip Hop, Lecrae, Music, Pastor, Rap, Reach Records, Religion, The Waiting Room, Trip Lee, Video -

Rapper Trip Lee has a catchy name and rhymes to match, but nothing about him is conventional. As a hip-hop artist, pastor, author and speaker, the Dallas native has built a huge following and topped Billboard charts, never once shying away from his faith. The rapper stepped into #TheGrioLive to talk with Gerren Keith Gaynor […]

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and the Joy of Eating Well, Ayesha Curry, Books, Faith, Family, Food, Stephen Curry, The Seasoned Life: Food -

It was a familiar scene, a huge line to see a person with the last name Curry, except this time it wasn’t Steph, but his wife, Ayesha, for whom the crowd was clamoring. On Tuesday, at the Williams-Sonoma flagship store inside New York City’s Time Warner Center, hundreds lined up to get Ayesha Curry’s book, […]

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Vin Diesel joined a Toronto gospel choir in a rendition of “Oh Happy Day,” which […]

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Christianity, Contradictions, Faith, List, religion, The Bible -

To Enslave or Not to Enslave? – Leviticus 25:45 & Isaiah 58:6 These two bibles […]

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Cross Was Originally a Pagan Symbol The cross is regarded as one of the core […]

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Christians, Diabetes, Faith, Fasting, Health, Islam, Jewish, Living, Muslims, Opinion, Prayer, Ramadan, Religion -

OPINION - Many religious faiths recommend spiritual strengthening through periods of prayer and fasting. While fasting is a commendable spiritual practice, it’s one that could come with major health risk when you have diabetes...

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Christianity, Faith, Fred Luter, Inspiration, New Orleans, President, Religion, Southern Baptist Convention, Southern Baptists -

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. was unopposed in being elected by thousands of enthusiastic delegates on Tuesday...

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Southern Baptists may elect their first African-American president when they meet Tuesday as the nation's largest Protestant denomination...

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