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Features

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April 2006

Hope's story

By Donna Sinclair

a faith that demands action

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March 2006

Where openness is everything

By Donna Sinclair

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March 2006

A different kind of call, but a call nonetheless

By Sharon Blank

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March 2006

The shape of church to come

By Donna Sinclair

Feature

February 2006

More Voices

By Donna Sinclair

songs in a new key

Feature

February 2006

Building new hope in Tamil Nadu

By Mike Milne

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February 2006

Set apart, then set aside

By Donna Sinclair

50 years later, an apology

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February 2006

Carrying the moderate banner in the Kansas evolutionary war

By David Wilson

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February 2006

John Burton's journal

By John Burton

a coastal presence

Feature

December 2005

One faith, many shades of meaning

By Donna Sinclair

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December 2005

New casino, bad idea

By Donna Sinclair

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November 2005

When the fast life is no life at all

By Heather Menzies

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October 2005

Growing food and harvesting community

By David Ball

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September 2005

Fighting back against elder abuse

By Melissa Walker

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September 2005

Learning what Eve knew well

By Donna Sinclair

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June 2005

After the tsunami

By Jim Sinclair

new life amid the wreckage

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June 2005

Staying with the struggle

By Trisha Elliott

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May 2005

Held by a God who hurts too

By Bruce Mcleod

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April 2005

Climate change

By David Wilson

Into the gathering haze

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March 2005

An open door in the inner city

By Jocelyn Bell

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December 2004

North Korea's human face

By Susan Cox

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December 2004

Twenty-five years of sponsoring hope

By Donna Sinclair

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November 2004

The lonely road of Matty Wilson

By David Wilson

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October 2004

New memories amid Alzheimer's loss

By Sara Jewell

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September 2004

Sanctuary in the spotlight

By David Wilson

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June 2004

The greatest myth ever told

By Donna Sinclair

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June 2004

Residential school surviviors come home

By Keith Howard

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June 2004

Spanking: Why a good smack isn't

By Jocelyn Bell

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May 2004

Lobbying for hope on Parliament Hill

By David Wilson

Feature

May 2004

Letter from Stoneville-Change Islands, Nfld.

By Joy Elliott

a rich and busy life from any point of view

Announcement

New Observer editor and CEO, Jocelyn Bell. Photo by Lindsay Palmer

New editor named

by Observer Staff

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Editorials

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Observations

by David Wilson

A perfect send-off

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Video

ObserverDocs: My Year of Living Spiritually

by Observer Staff

Anne Bokma left the Dutch Reformed Church as a young adult and eventually became a member of the United Church and then the Unitarian Universalists. Having long explored the "spiritual but not religious" demographic as a writer, she decided to immerse herself in practices — like hiring a soul coach, secular choir-singing and forest bathing — for 12 months to find both enlightenment and entertainment.

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Society

November 2017

Trump country

by David Macfarlane

A northern Alabama county voted almost unanimously for Donald Trump in 2016. One year later, the writer, together with photographer Nigel Dickson, travels there to try to understand why.

Faith

November 2017

Involuntary pilgrim

by David Giuliano

The return of a tumour sets David Giuliano on a path he calls his ‘Camino de Cancer’

Faith

October 2017

A tale of two cancers

by Catherine Gordon

One year after the writer discovered she had breast cancer, her sister in California received the same diagnosis. They both recovered, but their experiences were worlds apart.

Society

November 2017

Trump country

by David Macfarlane

A northern Alabama county voted almost unanimously for Donald Trump in 2016. One year later, the writer, together with photographer Nigel Dickson, travels there to try to understand why.

Faith

November 2017

Involuntary pilgrim

by David Giuliano

The return of a tumour sets David Giuliano on a path he calls his ‘Camino de Cancer’

Faith

November 2017

Grey matter

by Trisha Elliott

Is consciousness just a function of the brain — or something more?

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