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Christ-like Compassion

The Catholic church seems to be undergoing a transformation led by Pope Francis. While we must admit that there is certainly room for more improvement, the gestures he has extended are more in line with Christian princip ...

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Man of Steel the Man of Salvation?

Everyone knows who Superman is. Particularly modern folks like those who get ordained online, discussions about this character are almost unavoidable lately. He embodies about the same spirit of Americana as sharing appl ...

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Rick Perry, Stem Cell Guinea Pig

Like the controversial "moral" issues of abortion and gay marriage, the debate concerning the usage of stem cells is not likely to subside any time soon. The argument pits two deeply-entrenched parties with firm ideolo ...

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Ehrman's Take on Phantom Bible Verses

The Universal Life Church has been intrigued by "phantom Bible verses" and other phenomena that exemplify using religion to further human ends, here is Bart D. Ehrman's take on it. Prolific and provocative Bible Scholar ...

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The Day the Church was Full of Dorian Grays

One by one, pastors call their followers to accept Jesus into their hearts. One by one, the sheep flock to the altar with their hands raised, allowing Him in. One by one those very same followers get into their car and f ...

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Phantoms of the Bible

Famous "biblical" passages that are oft quoted but never actually found anywhere, on any page, of any bible. Before you get your free online ordination, here is something to remember before officiating a ceremony or giv ...

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Womenpriest Rebels Defy Catholic Orthodoxy

National Public Radio (NPR) released a story on June 12 about seven women in Germany who had been secretly ordained under the Roman Catholic Church in early 2002. Since then, the original seven women continued to ordain ...

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Thoughts and Actions

The recent admission of online infidelity by New York Representative Anthony Weiner may have come as no surprise to you. Given his cryptic answers when questioned about the situation, there was certainly room to d ...

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Old Claims about the New Testament

Bart D. Ehrman, a Biblical scholar has made the stale, albeit explosive, claim that the New Testament is forged in his aptly titled book, Forged. While some more devout Christian scholars have taken up virtual arms ag ...

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Extremism Kills.

Qur'an burning seems severe to some and despicable to most. In fact, many would never imagine doing such a thing. Whether it is because someone is sympathetic to the plight of the average Muslim or because they are able ...

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