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Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene is the editor and community manager of Wilmington Faith & Values.

All Stories by Amanda Greene

Religious groups team up to fight sex trafficking

By Amanda Greene — September 25, 2012

WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) Law enforcement is teaming up with faith groups to combat sex trafficking around the country, with some calling it the newest ``Christian abolitionist movement.'' By Amanda Greene. 850.

Priest who found love now searches for work

By Amanda Greene — August 31, 2012

WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) With 10 percent unemployment in this corner of North Carolina, the search-for-work story of Gerry Murphy and Andrea Kanelopoulos-Murphy could be a common one. But the couple believe their unique marriage -- he's a former Catholic priest -- sometimes makes it harder to find the right workplace. By Amanda Greene.

North Carolina approves ban on same-sex marriage

By Amanda Greene — May 9, 2012

WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) North Carolinians took a strong stance against same-sex marriage on Tuesday, voting 61 percent to 39 percent for a state constitutional amendment to only recognize marriages between a man and a woman. By Amanda Greene.

Man spends 12 months practicing 12 different religions, and finds peace at year’s end

By Amanda Greene — April 13, 2012

LUMBERTON, N.C. (RNS) Andrew Bowen isn't Muslim, or Hindu, or Baha'i, or Mormon. In fact, he's none of the 12 faiths he practiced for a month at a time during 2011. Finding faith in God again was not Bowen's aim; he was looking for faith in humanity. By Amanda Greene.

COMMMENTARY: A Beatle’s Surprising Spirituality

By Amanda Greene — February 4, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Apart from sharing a Feb. 25 birthday with former Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, singer, songwriter and former Beatle George Harrison never had much to do with politics. One of his few overtly political acts took place in 1992, when he came out in support of John Hagelin, […]

NEWS FEATURE: Playwright gives Garden of Eden a gay spin

By Amanda Greene — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ Playwright Paul Rudnick worships the joke god. See any of his plays (“I Hate Hamlet,””Jeffrey,””The Naked Truth”) or his movies (“Addams Family Values,””In & Out”), or read the film column he writes for Premiere magazine under the enticing pseudonym Libby Gelman-Waxner, or spend just a few minutes […]
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