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Since creatures all over the world are connected by a link to the sun overhead, it makes sense that societies throughout the world would celebrate the peak of the sun's apparent journey north during the course of the y ...

Category: Ceremonies, Holidays and Observances, Spirituality, Pagan

On her way to a legendary sweep of four major tennis tournaments in 2015, Serena Williams, 33, takes time after each victory to "thank Jehovah God" for the success that she enjoys. Along with her tennis competition sib ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Online Ordination, Spirituality

In villages around the world, women take the lead in religious roles that may seem somewhat unexpected in Western traditions. In folk religious practices and observances from Asia to the Americas, from Africa to immigr ...

Category: Faith Healing, Spirituality, Eastern Philosophy

Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist m ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Spirituality, freedom from religion

As the science of genetic testing advances and the pool of participants who have their DNA on record increases, it becomes more apparent that all people are more closely related than they may have once presumed. As deep ...

Category: Science, Spirituality

In a 1998 episode of The Simpsons called "The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace," Homer Simpson does some calculations on a chalkboard that seem to have been way ahead of his time. A physicist named Dr. Singh has written a new ...

Category: Science, Spirituality

In a small native village in Alaska, 22 residents went on trial for fishing salmon as they have always done. New federal laws restrict fishing in Alaska's Yukon- Kuskokwim Delta. But the defendants say that "God" will be ...

Category: Disasters, Spirituality

Does believing in an angry God cause mental illness? That was the question tackled by a team of scientists who studied the relationship between belief about God and mental health. What they found was that certain beliefs ...

Category: Spirituality

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

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, Morality, Science, Spirituality, Technology