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The Unreligion

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Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist movements call for a renewed focus on good … Continue reading

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Expanding Circles of Connection

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As the science of genetic testing advances and the pool of participants who have their DNA on record increases, it becomes more apparent that all people are more closely related than they may have once presumed. As deep space science … Continue reading

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Is Belief in an Angry God Bad for Your Health?

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Does believing in an angry God cause mental illness? That was the question tackled by a team of scientists who studied the relationship between belief about God and mental health. What they found was that certain beliefs about God can … Continue reading

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Sweden Recognizes "File-Sharing" Religion

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The Swedish government has officially recognized a new religion founded on the practice of file-sharing, called “Kopimism“. Kopimists subscribe to the tenet that information and knowledge are sacred; for them the act of copying and spreading information is a sacrament. … Continue reading

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Season of Giving

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In the spirit of the holiday season, we here at the Universal Life Church Ministries want to share with our ordained ministers an update on our charitable gifts.  We recently had the privilege of receiving a letter from the St. … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson: Is Mac and Cheese "A Black Thing"?

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Right-wing fundamentalist Pat Robertson has been known to say some downright odious things on behalf of his faith. No doubt many of our own ministers ordained online are familiar. Recently he said that divorcing a spouse with Alzheimer’s disease is … Continue reading

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Like Online Churches, Steampunk Re-Invents Religion

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A curious story was covered in Sunday’s edition of the CBS Morning Show–an emerging art and literary movement called “steampunk”. The movement might be described a re-imagining of Victorian Britain which includes Victorian ideas of futuristic technology–usually powered by steam … Continue reading

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Wall Street and the Golden Calf

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Jesus said: “No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.” Matthew 6:24 Here in … Continue reading

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