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Religion Articles - Page 15

In a 2015 article in "Christianity Today," Ed Stetzer writes, "It is common practice in churches, however, to treat mental illness differently. We immediately assume there is something else, some deeper spiritual struggl ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion

Peacemaking is one of the key themes in the Bible. In Matthew 5:9, Jesus tells his followers, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." In Romans 12:18, Paul writes, "If possible, so far as it ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Holidays and Observances, Religion

On May 17, the international community remembers the date that the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from the "International Classification of Diseases." For many people, it's hard to even imagine a t ...

Category: Human Rights, Religion

Predatory lending is defined as "any lending practice that imposes unfair or abusive loan terms on a borrower. It is also any practice that convinces a borrower to accept unfair terms through deceptive, coercive, exploit ...

Category: Morality, Religion

Many countries in Africa have a high percentage of Muslims, but Kenya is an anomaly. In this country, Christians are the predominant religion. It's estimated that almost 85 percent of the population identifies as Christi ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Islam, Religion

The University of Notre Dame released a report in April called "Under Caesar's Sword," which outlines a global investigation into Christian persecution. Not only did 17 scholars examine Christian persecution around the w ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

The Administration for Community Living designates May as Older Americans Month. This year's theme is "Age Out Loud," a commitment to listening to what the older generation has to say. ACL recommends taking time this mon ...

Category: Religion

In 2015, Charleston, South Carolina, made headlines when nine people were killed in a church by a white supremacist. The shooter targeted the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is one of the oldest black c ...

Category: Religion

Two of the biggest religious festivals ended a few days ago. The Christian Easter celebration is over, as is the Jewish Passover. Both of these celebrations rely heavily on biblical scripture. Pew Research offers informa ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion

The Holy Bible is not only a religious text, but also one of the most beloved literary texts. Many biblical stories are common tropes in stories from all times. The story of Joseph and his colorful coat is now a Broadway ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Religion