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Faith v science?

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Is it possible to believe in God in the modern era of scientific discovery? In a series of in-depth interviews, scientists from fields as diverse as botany, immunology and physics talk about their scientific research and their faith in God.

All the interviews on these pages were conducted by Major Nigel Bovey and first appeared in The Salvation Army newspaper The War Cry © The Salvation Army. For further reprint permission, please contact The War Cry.

Read these interviews and others in God, the Big Bang and Bunsen-burning Issues by Nigel Bovey (£8.99, Authentic Media)

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Jesus in books

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Jesus has probably inspired more books and biographies than anyone else in human history. But which of them are worth reading if you’re exploring the life of Jesus for the first time – or even for the second or third times?

Written by Simon Jenkins

Jesus in the movies

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It’s “the greatest story ever told”, according to one famous movie title, and among these films is the alleged most watched film of all time. In these pages we review some of the most significant Jesus movies made over the past 50 years.

Written by Matt Page

Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King, a Baptist minister from the southern United States, led a struggle for racial equality which has changed the way westerners see issues of race ever since. His insistence on non-violence and his life and teaching have also inspired work for justice and peace worldwide.

St Nick’s makeover

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Santa Claus, who appears all over the place at towards the end of the year, raises so many questions. Who is he? Where on earth did he come from? Why the red suit?

In this special rejesus investigation, we look at the saint behind it all, St Nick.

Written by Simon Jenkins

Mother Teresa

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta was one of the most famous Christians of the 20th century, depite living and working among the poorest people of India and treating them as if they were Jesus himself.

These pages were written by Steve Tomkins.

William Wilberforce

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Read about the life and work of William Wilberforce, who played a key role in the struggle to abolish the slave trade, 200 years ago. 2007 saw the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave trade, which was achieved through the work of Wilberforce and other abolitionists of the time.

These pages were written by Stephen Tomkins.

Maximilian Kolbe

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Our famous follower in these pages is Maximilian Kolbe who was imprisoned in Auschwitz for aiding groups persecuted by the Nazis. He exchanged his life for a condemned fellow-prisoner in Auschwitz during World War II.

These pages were written by Howard Ingham.

John Wesley

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John Wesley, the tireless 18th century preacher, toured Britain constantly, preaching in fields and streets about faith in Jesus who became the unwitting founder of Methodism.

These pages were written by Steve Tomkins, the author of a new life of Wesley, John Wesley: A Biography.

Jackie Pullinger

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Jackie Pullinger was 22 when she started working with drug addicts in Hong Kong’s Walled City, infamous for its gangs and violence. She first went in the 1970’s and works among the drug addicts and street gangs still.

Click here to visit the St Stephen’s Society website, the official website of Jackie Pullinger.

Written by Howard Ingham.

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