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March 03, 2011

Gilgamesh Is Not Old, It's New

By: 
Gordon

The Epic of Gilgamesh is an ancient Mesopotamian, well, epic that is fairly well known to many students of the Bible. It’s one of the oldest works of literature and contains some dramatic themes that parallel a few Bible stories in Genesis. The Epic of Gilgamesh is also the name of a movie that portends to explore some of the oldest dramatic themes in literature. Terry Mattingly’s recent column (first column for March at www.tmatt.net) seems to imply that it will be released soon but Epic’s Facebook page indicates the movie won’t be out until sometime next year.

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February 23, 2011

InterVarsity's NBA Rookie of the Year

By: 
Gordon Govier

Jeremy Lin

A year ago InterVarsity’s StudentSoul website featured an interview with Jeremy Lin, a Cousy award finalist who led Harvard to its winningest season ever and later signed with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. Jeremy credited his involvement with Harvard’s Asian American Christian Fellowship, affiliated with InterVarsity, with keeping him spiritually grounded.

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February 18, 2011

We Are Agents

By: 
Abi Christian

Multiethnic worshipAmong all the things we’re called to care about as Christians, how crucial is racial reconciliation? In an interview with Student Soul, Paula Fuller, Director of Multiethnic Ministries, said:

“There is a long and painful history in our country of racism and injustice and part of our mandate as Christians is to serve as agents of reconciliation. True racial reconciliation is only possible through the work of Christ on the cross.

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February 17, 2011

College Students Today

What’s it like to be a college student today? Well, here’s one attempt to portray the collegiate experience through video.

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