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When the holiday season approaches, many people start looking forward to their favorite traditions. Others, however, start to feel a sense of impending dread along with the excitement. When your anticipation of the upcom ...

Category: Uncategorized

Five months ago, on Saturday, July 18, a Buddhist monk in a temple in North Carolina was shot and killed. The bullet that killed him was fired from outside and hit him after going through the wall of the temple. Whether ...

Category: Buddhism

During an election year, you may hear a lot of overlap between religious leaders and politicians. People of varying beliefs claim that certain people running for office offer more to those who believe in God. They may ev ...

Category: Politics Religion

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

Category: Aid Morality Politics Religion

Even if you couldn't make it to the beach for a day of summer reading this year, you can still pick up a great diversity of books that will help open your eyes to the experiences of others. Joy Harjo — Poet Laureate ...

Category: Human Rights

The persecution of people based on their religion has historically created massive challenges and led to the displacement of minority groups across the world. As many developed countries continue to boost their religious ...

Category: Aid Freedom of Religion Human Rights

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

With important election results still being counted, it is interesting to look at the ways Americans identify with different candidates. Often, religious groups tend to lean one way or the other when it comes to politics ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

Election season is in full swing, and this year it seems the stakes of the outcomes are higher than ever. Reminders to vote are flooding social media platforms, arriving in text messages and emails to registered voters a ...

Category: Politics

Weddings are often incredibly expensive affairs. While costs can vary depending on individual decisions, the average couple in the United States still spends over $30,000 on their big day. These expenses generally includ ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings