Samford University The BelltowerNovember 2004

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Samford Honors Wanda Lee, Marvin Mann as Alumni of Year
"...Wanda Lee, executive director/treasurer of the million-member Southern Baptist Woman's Missionary Union [WMU], and Marvin Mann, founder and chairman emeritus of Lexmark International, Inc., were recognized as Samford’s 2004 Alumni of the Year during Homecoming, Oct. 28-31...”
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Seay Challenges Separation of Faith, Business
"...I can't fathom how you can own 17 homes and this woman can't pay her doctor's bills...”
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Visiting Scholar Helps Reclaim History for Muslim Women
"...'The veil itself is a political weapon,' Cherif said, pointing out the distinction between Islam (the religion) and Islamism (a modern political movement that uses religion as the means to a conservative political end.) The Islamists, she said, 'have media, laws, bombs and the veil' with which to manipulate Muslim culture..."
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Samford to Host 'Christianity and Human Rights' Conference
"...Participants will explore the role of influential Christian groups, their sometimes clashing goals and interpretations of human rights, their relation to non-Christian human-rights groups, and their general ability to function in a world in which human rights are not universally respected...”
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Student Tells of Experiences at War in Iraq (Part two of four)
"...Being lost or stuck in traffic takes on a whole new meaning there. People here get stuck in traffic on Highway 280 and act as if it’s the end of their world, but in Baghdad, it very well could be...”
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