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Faith

Hong Kong protests: How Hallelujah to the Lord became an unofficial anthem

The 2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests have been marked by heated and passionate demonstrations from pro-democracy advocates over the last several months.

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Current Political science of religion Politics

The Ungodly American

Pastor Joel Osteen is the Donald Trump of prosperity Christianity. Both live in mansions and both are unapologetically wealthy.

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Buzz Current Politics

DON’T SPEAK TO HIS BRAIN

Chocolate is good in moderation and the unprocessed goodness is usually to be found at your feet and Trump is pure sugar and frying oil

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Current

Moving Into 2019: Through the Window of Their Witness

I remember around this time last year scurrying about the library in Trinity College Dublin attempting to finish an essay. Hours of reading, drafting, editing and perfecting left me worn out. What was all my energy put into? An essay on the adaptation of Marxist-Leninist thinking in the domestic policy of Mao Zedong during the […]

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News

Why Christianity Has Been Pushed Underground in China?

Millions of Chinese identify themselves with Christianity a reality that President Xi’s administration is fighting hard against. The number has increased gradually and this is seen as a threat to the government which is officially atheist and its power is being put to test.

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Government News

China Asks Christians to Replace Images of Christ with Communist President

Thousands of Christian in China have been told to remove pictures of Jesus, crosses, and gospel passages from their dwelling places as part of a government propaganda effort to “transform believers in religion into believers in the party.”

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Maker

Concrete Proves Its Versatility Is Endless

It’s a big contributor to global warming with every tonne of Ordinary Portland Cement releasing 1 tonne of CO2 into the atmosphere.

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Maker

Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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Maker

9 Architectural Projects That Busted the Bank Vaults

Since the beginning of recorded time, construction projects have always been a major part of history. In fact, grandiose construction projects to erect the architectural visions of Pharaohs, Kings, Rulers, and Monarchs was used as a way to put the wealth and power of leaders on display for all of the people their lands to see.

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Maker

5 of the World’s Most Spectacular Megaprojects

We seem to be entering a new age of megaprojects as countries around the world mobilise the private sector to invest heavily in multi-billion or sometimes multi-trillion dollar infrastructure initiatives.