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Ethics and Religion Talk: Who Needs Doctors When You have God?, part 1

Submitted 10-25-2021 under OPINION

Several months ago, Ethics and Religion Talk responded to a question on prayer and healing. One of our readers, John, responded to that column with his own thoughts on the efficacy of medicine, inviting our panel to respond. He wrote:

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Legendary Guitarist Leo Kottke returns to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center's Acoustic Café Series on November 19, 2021

Submitted 10-23-2021 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids favorite, legendary guitarist Leo Kottke, has been described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “so good that he didn’t need a band.” West Michigan music lovers will be able to experience his amazing six and twelve-string guitar picking genius at SCMC on November 19th.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Welcomes Back the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring Artistic Directors Cellist David Finckel and Pianist Wu Han, as well as, Violinist Arnaud Sussmann and Violist Paul Neubauer on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

The world-class Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns to perform in front of their first live audience at St. Cecilia Music Center since early 2020.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

There is certainly a crispness in the air, but nothing is more crisp than a farm-fresh apple! Come down this weekend and shop for all the Fall goodies.

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Finding Her Voice: Gabriella de la Vega is a connector through the Community Media Center

Submitted 10-20-2021 under NEWS

Gabriella de la Vega has found her community voice through the Community Media Center. Now she wants to help others tell their stories.

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Rodney Crowell, Award-winning Founding Father of the Americana Music Genre will debut at St. Cecilia Music Center's Acoustic Café Series on November 12, 2021

Submitted 10-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

The legendary Rodney Crowell makes his debut in Royce Auditorium at St. Cecilia Music Center on November 12, 2021. Crowell, known as the founding father of the Americana genre, is Nashville royalty and a national treasure, as well as a five-time Americana honoree and award winner.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Cost of Religion

Submitted 10-18-2021 under OPINION

Kathleen asks, “There is clearly a cost of adhering to a religious tradition. The question is how much should the economic cost of following one’s religious beliefs be considered in answering questions of ethics or religion.”

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What's at the Market: Saturday, October 16, 2021

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Market is stocked with all the Fall goodies! Come out this weekend and enjoy this seasons’ harvest!

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Studio Sips at WMCAT

Submitted 10-12-2021 under NONPROFITS

Join us at WMCAT on Wednesday, November 10 at 6 p.m. for our new event Studio Sips presented by Consumers Energy.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Violence and Religious Proselytization

Submitted 10-11-2021 under OPINION

D. Patel asks, “At a UN World Religion Conference, there was discussion on ‘Religious violence and religious proselytization.’ Do you think stopping the practice of religious proselytization will help reduce religious violence?”

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