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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 ...

Category: Politics Religion

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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 ...

Category: Politics Religion Science

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How Having Faith and Spirituality Can Improve Your Life

In today’s rat race world, your life seems to move at an ever-more-frenetic pace. Between your family responsibilities, your job responsibilities, and all the never-ending chores you must perform, you barely have t ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Voodoo vs. Hoodoo: What’s the Difference?

If you are into magic, witchcraft, and/or faith healing, you’ve undoubtedly run across Voodoo and Hoodoo. But are you aware that these two belief systems are completely different from each other even though they ma ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Zombies and Werewolves and Dybbuks — Oh My!

Halloween is a time for ghosts, goblins, and all things scary, right? Yes! But did you know that many scary things have their origins in religion and folklore? It’s true. Virtually all religions and cultures have ...

Category: Religion Spirituality Superstitions

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Show Appreciation to Your Pastor

October is Pastor Appreciation Month. It’s a time dedicated to reminding your pastor and his or her family how much they are appreciated. You may not think about it, but your pastor probably has crazy hours. He or ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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Is Christianity a Failed Religion?

Depending on who you believe, religion, particularly Christianity, is sweeping the world. Evidence of this exists in the fact that in Africa, approximately 50 million people became Christians in 2018, making Africa the c ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Want To Be Happy? Become Religiously Affiliated

If you haven’t been feeling particularly happy about yourself and your life for a while and just can’t seem to get that joie de vivre back that you used to have, try becoming religiously affiliated. Before yo ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Canadian Muslims Outraged Over Quebec's Religious Symbols Ban

Proponents claim it will help keep public spaces secular and free from undue religious influence. And support is widespread – polls show more than 2 in 3 Quebec residents approve of the ban. However, critics argue ...

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5 Inspiring Saints With October Feast Days

The Catholic Church celebrates many saints each month. You don’t have to be Catholic to be inspired by their stories. Here are five saints whose feast days are in October. Saint Francis of Assisi Saint Francis is ...

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