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Official– tallest, biggest, most heavenly in US!

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1776 feet into glory! 1 World Trade Center mobile photo from Kosciuszko Bridge.

9/11 Mourning & Hope by Alan Kleinberg

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9/11 affected the city’s religious life in unnoticed ways

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  This year, the anniversary of 9/11 falls on a Sunday, providing a unique opportunity to see how churches were affected by the event. Most of the 10th Anniversary attention to religion will be on the large ceremonies produced by the downtown Manhattan religious establishments or on churches with rosters ravaged by many 9/11 deaths. [...]

Out of the Belly of the Beast. 9/11 and its impact on NYC’s evangelical churches

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The churches near World Trade Towers in New York City were shaken but were able to give immediate sanctuary in “the Belly of the Beast.”

9/11 traced new spiritual lines by Cathy Lynn Gossman, USA Today

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Thousands were killed in a cruel, distorted vision of Islam, a religion that teaches peace. And for millions of Americans, the immediate response was to drop to their knees in prayer. Sanctuaries filled for memorial services. Cardinal Edward Egan of New York remembers crowds overflowing St. Patrick’s Cathedral. A decade later, the soulful response seems fleeting. Statistically, [...]

Part 12: The Making of the Postsecular City. The global impact

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People in Mali, Africa wear “I love NYC” t-shirts to proclaim their mindset of hope and ambition. They are envious of their fellow Malieans who worked in New York City and now can proclaim on their t-shirts, “I’m from NYC”–love requited being so much more satisfying and exciting. You can think of New York City [...]

Part 11: The Making of the Postsecular City. The reasons it happened

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After visiting so many new evangelical churches, Tammy Wong’s question is, how did this tremendous change come about? In 1975 there were only ten or so evangelical churches in Manhattan Center City (below 96th Street on the East Side and 125th Street on the West Side) that served English speaking professionals like her. By 2010 [...]

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