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New Gallup Poll Shows Church Membership at All-Time Low

A new Gallup poll released in April of this year reveals that the number of people who belong to a church, synagogue or mosque reached an all-time low of 50% in 2018. Church membership reached its high of 76% in 1948, an ...

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When Americans Say They Believe in God, What Do They Actually Mean?

Ask Americans if they believe in God, and 80% of them will say yes. But what God do they believe in? The one described in the Bible, or something else? These are the questions the Pew Research Center set out to answer in ...

Category: Religion Science Spirituality

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The Rise of the Nones

Ever since the 1990s, America has seen an increasing number of people who self-identify as a None; i.e., someone unaffiliated with any particular organized religion. Nones also include those who view themselves as agnost ...

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Do People Give Off Auras?

Throughout history, painters have depicted special people with auras; i.e., glowing lights. Think of the halo nearly always shown around the head of Jesus or around the heads of Mary, his mother, or of saints. In art, an ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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What Are the Differences Between Spirituality and Religion?

If you’re a thinker, the title of this article contains a flaw. The question assumes that there are differences between spirituality and religion. Sort of like the old question, “When did you stop beating you ...

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Spiritual Lessons From the Marvel Cinematic Universe

“Captain Marvel” has made box office magic in the weeks since it has come out. “Avengers: Endgame” has been anxiously awaited by MCU fans long before “Infinity Wars” hit the big screen ...

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Seven Virtues - Hope

The final three virtues that we’ll be discussing are faith, hope and charity, considered theological virtues. These virtues are mentioned together in 1 Corinthians 13: “And now faith, hope, and love abide, th ...

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A Series on the Seven Deadly Sins - An Overview of the Sins

In contrast to the seven virtues are the seven cardinal sins. Under Christian philosophy, the seven deadly sins are vices that lead to other immoralities. Generally, the concept of these sins is thought to come from the ...

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Seven Virtues - Justice

From the time you’re little, you learn about fairness and justice. You probably learned about taking turns at the drinking fountain when you were in kindergarten. When you played games like Candy Land or Chutes and ...

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Seven Virtues - Temperance

We bet one of the first things that came to mind with this virtue was the temperance movement that led to Prohibition in 1920. John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church, believed that drinking liquor was an evil to be ...

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