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May 13, 1990 | KENNETH FREED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here in western Guatemala, where the eternal battle of land and wind has left the mountains a defeated jumble of rocks and ravines, another conflict, between people, is littering the countryside with the spiritual, social and political wreckage of a religious war. It is a war of Christian against Christian, and it is transforming nearly every aspect of life--not only in Guatemala, where the battle has gone on the longest and is the most intense, but elsewhere in Central America.
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May 13, 1990 | KENNETH FREED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here in western Guatemala, where the eternal battle of land and wind has left the mountains a defeated jumble of rocks and ravines, another conflict, between people, is littering the countryside with the spiritual, social and political wreckage of a religious war. It is a war of Christian against Christian, and it is transforming nearly every aspect of life--not only in Guatemala, where the battle has gone on the longest and is the most intense, but elsewhere in Central America.
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December 8, 1989 | ROBERT BENNE, Robert Benne is a professor of religion and director of the Center for Church and Society at Roanoke College in Salem, Va.
There's a perhaps apocryphal story of a high-level Soviet official pleading with an American religious society to send Bibles to the Soviet Union. It seems that research on the characteristics of efficient factories had found in them a high percentage of serious Christian workers who were honest, came to work on time, were sober and generally gave a full day's work for their pay. Intrigued by this, the researchers pressed further.
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