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High School Coach Put on Leave After Praying on Field

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Joe Kennedy, Bremerton High School’s assistant football coach, has been suspended after he defied the school district’s orders to not pray on the field after the high school’s football games. Bremerton has been praying on the football field for the … Continue reading

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The Connection Between Religion and Homeschooling

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Homeschooling has been on the rise for several years now. In fact, it is estimated that 2 million children are now homeschooled by their parents. The reasons vary, but one of the most common reasons is because people want their … Continue reading

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High School Football Coach in Hot Water for Praying After Games

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Joe Kennedy is the assistant head football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Washington. For years, he has had the tradition of heading to the 50-yard-line after every football game and praying. He says he thanks God for all … Continue reading

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Still More to Be Written – Project Semicolon

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A sentence that has more to say might use a semicolon in the middle; the words continue on the other side of the grammatical symbol for “there is more to say about this.” Many people today are tattooing themselves with … Continue reading

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Freedom From Religion and Faith in Space

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The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnostics and those … Continue reading

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Religious Leaders Speak on the Awful Costs of War and Poverty

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Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georgetown University … Continue reading

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Keeping the People in Line With Religion

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All human societies have been shaped by religion. A current view in science holds that the human belief in a great deity—an all-powerful entity who oversees human action and metes out judgment and punishment—is essential to the development of political … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Extremism

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Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and equipped with no regard for … Continue reading

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