The Rapidian

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Make the arts part of your stay-at-home routine

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

While everyone is working from home and staying inside, the arts community nationwide has been tapping into their creativity ways to find meaningful ways to practice and stay connected during this time.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Heaven and Hell Based on a Merit System?

Submitted 04-20-2020 under OPINION

Gen asks, “Is there a heaven and hell, or a type of merits-based system that determines the afterlife?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Divorce OK?

Submitted 04-13-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, “Is divorce OK?”

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Celebrating religious holidays during a pandemic

Submitted 04-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are entering that time of the year when many religions celebrate major holidays. These are holidays when communities come together to share the meaningful stories of their traditions.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19, Crisis, part 2

Submitted 04-06-2020 under OPINION

More words of encouragement and hope to address the uncertainties and fears of living under the shadow of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19 Crisis

Submitted 03-30-2020 under OPINION

The Ethics and Religion Talk panel shares some words of encouragement and hope to address the uncertainties and fears of living under the shadow of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Marriage Divine?

Submitted 03-23-2020 under OPINION

Vaughn asks, “Is marriage a divine thing?”

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Art in the Time of COVID-19: Scalia/Ginsburg at Opera Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-16-2020 under OPINION

For Opera Grand Rapids, the show must go on. Online! What was it like to watch this on my computer, as my dog lay curled up against my feet?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Where does Mortality Come From?

Submitted 03-16-2020 under OPINION

VC asks, “What is mortality and where does it come from?”

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Rethinking youth drug education

Submitted 03-12-2020 under OPINION

Drug education is one of the most important things we teach children today, but common tactics feel outdated and ineffectual.

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