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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 ___\__\__" an ...

Category: Religion Science

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

Category: Morality Politics Religion

For many modern urban residents, homeless people are an unavoidable, if somewhat troubling, fact of life. Whether holding a cardboard sign proclaiming their situation at the edge of a parking lot or occupying downtown pa ...

Category: Aid

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

Sometimes the land is worth more than the building. Some of the buildings are worth saving, if they can be split up properly to make enough profit for the developer. Hundreds of Catholic parishes and other former houses ...

Category: Online Ordination

7457300](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/shuttle-in-space.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7958 width=232 height=300}Soaking up solar rays with every inch of its massive wingspan, the Solar Impulse 2 sets off on a journey ...

Category: Science Technology

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