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Female Bishops Fight For The Right to Call God “She” in Church

Old God, new pronouns, a more inclusive concept of the divine.

God the mother. Image via Flickr User 'Waiting for the Word'

Just a couple of months ago, The Church of England finally consecrated their first female bishop. While women have been priests in England since 1994, opponents were hesitant to make any big changes. Now, Women and the Church, the activist group that organized for female bishops, have another radical demand: they want God to be identified as a woman.

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Can Andre Agassi and a Team of Investment Bankers Improve Education (and Turn a Profit)?

The tennis legend is launching a for-profit venture that hopes to leverage $750 million in assets to build 75 charter schools nationwide.

The latest investor in charter schools isn't a tech billionaire or a venture capitalist, it's tennis great Andre Agassi. He's teamed up with an investment banking group to create the Canyon‐Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund, a for-profit venture that hopes to leverage $750 million in assets to fund the construction of 75 charter schools nationwide over the next few years.

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Study: Going to Church Makes You Fat (UPDATED)

Scientists knew there was a correlation between religious involvement and obesity, but this new study proves the relationship is causal.

According to a new study by Northwestern University's School of Medicine, young adults who attend religious activities once a week or more are 50 percent more likely to become obese by middle age than their non-church-going peers.

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