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The vast majority of people in the United States are horrified by the things going on in the Middle East right now due to ISIS. You have almost certainly heard of some of the atrocities that have been committed by them, ...

Category: Islam, Morality, Religion, ISIS

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is the main group representing most of the 50,000 nuns in the United States. A controversial probe of the group led by the Vatican that began three years ago has come t ...

Category: Aid, Religion, Blessings

Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georg ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Online Ordination, Religion, Citizens Rights

An educator starts his undergraduate college religion in education courses with an anonymous poll. Students get prompts that they are to answer in any way they want, such as "Muslims are __" and "Christians are ________" ...

Category: Religion, Science

In one of two new books he will be releasing this year, Sen. Paul Rand, R-KY discusses politicians and prayer. Due out Sept. 8, Rand's book proclaims its purpose in its title, Our Presidents & Their Prayers: Proclama ...

Category: Morality, Politics, Religion

The ancient Caananite people knew of a goddess called Anath, a warrior famed for her powers of retribution. One legend tells of the man who had slighted her and then faced her wrath. He was winnowed with a sickle, crushe ...

Category: Religion

More Americans than ever before are indicating that "none" is their religion of choice. While some 24 percent of the country is Catholic, the non-believers are not far behind at 23 percent of the nation's citizens. Churc ...

Category: Freedom, Religion

All human societies have been shaped by religion. A current view in science holds that the human belief in a great deity an all-powerful entity who oversees human action and metes out judgment and punishment is essential ...

Category: Human Rights, Morality, Religion

From an ancient Egyptian tomb with writings on the walls describing the afterlife to teams of scientists delving into the legend of the home where Jesus grew up in Nazareth, digging into the past teaches people a lot abo ...

Category: Religion

A recent book takes on the timeless question of how a person of religion can accept the facts and conclusions of modern science. Kelly James Clark is an evangelical Christian, and he writes of his concern over the appare ...

Category: Religion, Science