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On December 13, the Feast of Saint Lucia, or St. Lucy’s Day, is observed by Protestants and Catholics, typically in Scandinavian countries, such as Norway and Sweden, but also in Italy. Her feast day is associated ...

Category: Religion

People going through a health crisis often find that their religious faith helps them get through the tough times. It gives them something to believe in and it also comforts them by putting their faith in a higher powe ...

Category: Religion, Science, Spirituality

If you've been in the church for a long time, you know that the Christmas season is also called Advent, but you may not truly understand why it's called that. It's important to know the history of Advent to be able to e ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Delaware was the first of the original 13 colonies to ratify the US Constitution. Its capital, Dover, was named by William Penn, who referenced the port city in England by the same name. Originally, the capital of Delawa ...

Category: Freedom, Religion

ChristianHeadlines.com reports that Dave Ramsey wants pastors to stop telling people who are broke to tithe. Dave Ramsey is the author of Financial Peace University, a trusted voice on American radio and a businessman wh ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

A recent study has shown that people who are religious are happier. The study was conducted in the Netherlands and has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. It studied 9,000 people over the age of 50. ...

Category: Religion, Science

At sundown on December 2, Hanukkah begins. It’s the Jewish winter holiday celebrating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. According to tradition, pure olive oil was required for the menorah in the T ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

Moses and his brother, Aaron, are the heroes of the book of Exodus in the Bible. It was Moses who demanded the release of the Israelites from the Pharaoh of Egypt. Aaron was Moses’ spokesperson, because Moses could ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Judaism

It was recently announced that Matthew Shepard would be interred at the National Cathedral. Shepard is a notable LGBT figure who was a victim of a hate crime in 1998. His parents were concerned about a burial site becomi ...

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November is Native American Heritage Month. In honor of this tradition, we’re offering a list of books that discuss the religion and spirituality of Indigenous peoples. In some ways, Native American traditions have ...

Category: Religion