Samford University The Belltower December 2004

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Samford, Baptist Health System Negotiate To Buy Hospital
“...Baptist Health System and Samford have signed an agreement with HealthSouth Corporation that will allow them to negotiate exclusively as potential buyers of the U.S. 280 'Digital Hospital'..."
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Conference Reveals Diverse Christian Experience with Human Rights
“...Much of the content challenged popular assumptions about the way Christians meet a world in which personal freedom is the exception rather than the norm...”
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Conference Spotlight
Deliver Us From Evil: Genocide and the Christian World
“...Looking back on the Church's poor judgment in relation to war and genocide, Waller now asks, ‘To what degree can Christian institutions redeem themselves--and the world--by being involved in postgenocidal reconciliation’ How can the church seek forgiveness for its faults and help cultivate forgiveness between other nations?...”
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Student Tells of Experiences at War in Iraq (Part three of four)
“...Jo, one of the interpreters, came out to help us. He had been inside during the explosion and had carried many victims to the hospital in his van--its seats were now covered with blood. I asked him how many IPs had been injured. He said, 'Too many'...”
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Honors Program Students Defend Theses
“...The Honors Program supplements and complements the regular curriculum of Samford University and admits a maximum of 72 students each academic year...”
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Planetarium Presents 'Star of Bethlehem' Program
“...The production, suitable for all ages, presents a historical perspective of this event while examining astronomical phenomena such as bolides (fireballs), comets, supernovae and conjunctions between stars and planets, and also allows for a 'miracle star' explanation...”
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