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Poll Finds Nonwhite Democrats More Religious Than White Democrats

With the 2020 presidential election season upon us and gearing up almost by the day, another race is also on: seeing who can most closely predict which candidate will win based on the views, predilections, and issue impo ...

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Marriage: One More Difference Between Conservatives and Liberals

The election season is upon us, just ask Democrats. They have already held four presidential debates so far this year, with two more promised during 2019 and four additional between January and April of 2020. And with e ...

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4 Interesting Facts About US Evangelicals

Before we get into the four interesting facts about US evangelicals promised in the title of this post, it might help to define what an evangelical is. This, however, poses a problem. No one-size-fits-all definition appl ...

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Religious Restrictions and Hostilities Increasing Around the World

The results of a new international Pew Research Center study show that both governmental restrictions and governmental and nongovernmental religious hostilities have significantly increased around the world during the pa ...

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Inter-Denominational Cooperation Seeks To Save Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Church

If you have ever visited the Holy Lands or made a pilgrimage there, one of the places you undoubtedly visited was Holy Sepulchre Church, Jerusalem’s holiest of shrines. This ancient structure, first constructed in ...

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Netflix Announces “The Two Popes” Movie Release for Thanksgiving

The new Netflix original movie “The Two Popes” has already garnered the “Sleeper of the Year” title from one Telluride Film Festival critic. The movie is, according to Netflix, an “intimate ...

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Millennials and Nuns: An Unlikely Coalition Out To Change the World

Just because religious affiliation continues to dwindle in America does not mean that the number of people desiring a more environmentally friendly and socially progressive country is likewise declining. Enter Nuns and N ...

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How Much Do Americans Know About Religion?

Pew Research recently tested Americans’ knowledge about religion. Adults were asked 32 fact-based, multiple-choice questions about religion. Some questions were quite difficult, such as “What does the U.S. Co ...

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The Alarming Rise in European Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism, the hatred of Jews and the hellacious acts that often accompany it, is nothing new. It’s been around almost since the beginnings of recorded history. Its most notable exemplification was the Holocaus ...

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Assisted Suicide: Compassionate Help or Murder By Another Name?

Euthanasia, the painless killing of a person suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma, is illegal in the United States. Assisted suicide, on the other hand, is legal in Washington, D.C., ...

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