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September 2007

The Lowly Hyphen: Reports of Its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

When a new edition of a dictionary is published, you never know what people are going to pick up on as noteworthy. Last week, when the sixth edition of the ‘Shorter Oxford English Dictionary’ was officially launched, much of the surrounding publicity had to do with the all the brand-new material.

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Michael Lindsay at the Carnegie Council

Evangelicals in politics get a lot of attention, much of it focusing on issues like abortion. But while everyone’s watching what James Dobson is doing in America, they’re missing what Rick Warren is doing in Africa. Last night, Michael Lindsay spoke about his new book, Faith in the Halls of Power.

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