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There has been no shortage of stories and theories that have attempted to explain how the world came into existence, many of them from religion. Why so many stories across different cultures share similar explanations is ...

Category: Religion

Fervent belief in divine protection is a common tenet of many r****eligious faiths, and brings many people the world over great comfort. But sometimes the cloak of certainty can smother the flame of realistic expectation ...

Category: Religion

"Have you been touched by his noodly appendage?"The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, also know as Pastafarianism, is a tongue in cheek religion supposedly founded by beer-loving pirates. The "FSM," this alternativ ...

Category: Religion

It is a commonly known fact that Superman is a symbol of "Truth, Justice, and the American Way", but to many Jewish Americans he represents something much, much more. As discussed in several recent NPR spots (which inspi ...

Category: Religion, Judaism

Provide Spiritual And Emotional Support To Prisoners And Their FamiliesWhy You Should Be A Prison MinisterIt isn't difficult for someone who feels a calling to be a minister of a church to do so thanks to online ministri ...

Category: Uncategorized, Religion

The march toward full legal recognition of same-sex couples has been building up momentum this week with a surprising jump in velocity, beginning with the repeal of Proposition 8. In a 2-1 vote, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Co ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Gay Weddings, Morality, Politics, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice, Weddings

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 ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Religion, Social Justice, Spirituality

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 t ...

Category: Aid, Ceremonies, Environment, Freedom of Religion, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Morality, Religion, Religious Items, Spirituality, Superstitions

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 ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Jesus Christ, Morality, Religion, Religious Items, Social Equality, Social Justice, Spirituality, Superstitions, Citizens Rights

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 Victor ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Ceremonies, Environment, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Health and Wellness, Human Rights, Morality, Politics, Religion, Religious Items, Science, Spirituality, Superstitions, Technology, Citizens Rights