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Confronting bin Laden

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While most Americans made their minds up about Osama bin Laden after the September 11, 2001 attacks upon the United States, academics are still grappling with their views of the terrorist leader and his followers four years after the 9/11 massacres.

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Animal Liberation 101

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The Animal Liberation Front, one of the most serious domestic terror threats according to the FBI, has been wreaking havoc on universities for years, causing millions of dollars in property damage by raiding research laboratories, but now a professor of philosophy is accused of helping support their terrorism.

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Catholic Evolution?

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On the face of it, Catholic teaching would seem to be as compatible with Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution as classical music devotees would be with the audience at a grunge rock concert, but there has been a rapprochement over the course of the past decade.

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DeForrestation

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When professors go outside their subject areas, the results are usually not pretty. Take the case of philosophy professor Barbara Forrest, called on to challenge the scientific theory of intelligent design in fora academic and legal.

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