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Church needs more than the Bible to convince an atheist

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Neena Hagen, Senior Columnist

April 2, 2018

As I nervously opened the large glass doors of North Way Christian Community last Sunday and stepped inside, I looked around and breathed a sigh of relief — jeans were indeed an acceptable clothing choice. People drinking coffee and sitting at tables before the service started upstairs gave an almost...

Altered: Repurposed Pittsburgh Churches

Sphinx Cafe is an Egyptian hookah bar and coffeehouse. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

October 11, 2017

In most cities, a building with multi-colored, kaleidoscope glass and a rusting bell tower is unquestionably a church, but in Pittsburgh, it could be something much different — it could be a music venue, brewery, hookah bar or even a night club. Repurposed churches are all over Pittsburgh — from the Braddoc...

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