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Religious Materials in Public Schools

So-called cultural wars and religious skirmishes play out publicly throughout the United States, in politics, courts and public schools. From billboards preaching Jesus to Bibles handed out to schoolchildren, people aim ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics Religion Christianity

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Building a Ministry of Service

96664943](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/mlkmemorial.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7856 width=200 height=300}The great people whom later generations admire and celebrate are never really superheroes with powers beyond ...

Category: Social Equality Social Justice

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The Tyranny of Extremism

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

Category: Human Rights Islam Morality Politics Social Justice

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Be Married, Be Happy

Some new advice seems to align very well with traditional old advice that wise parents have given to young adults for ages it seems: marry your best friend. A new economic research paper has found that perhaps the best ...

Category: Weddings

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Climate Change Science Versus Ancient Faith

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

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How to Become a Jedi Knight

How to Become a Jedi Knight When the movie Star Wars was released in 1977, it became a phenomenal hit. The quest, the heroes, and daring rescue of the heroine transported viewers to a different movie experience. Howev ...

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Can Science and Religion Coexist?

Understanding Where Science Denial Comes From Those of us who are concerned about the effects resistance to science on issues like climate change denial, evolution, and stem cell research have more than likely spent s ...

Category: Morality Politics Religion Science

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God is Dead?

Is Religion on the Way Out Among Young People? In 1966, Time magazine published one of its most memorable and infamous front covers. In red font against a simple black background were the words, "Is God Dead?" The att ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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American Marriage for All

The Universal Life Church has a remarkably simple mission: to support religious freedom and advocate for good around the world. The ULC is one of several American marriage ministries that exist as non-profit interfaith a ...

Category: Online Ordination Perform a Wedding

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Get Ordained to Perform a Wedding in the US

When Thomas Jefferson penned the phrase "separation of church and state," he may not have been thinking about marriage, but that statement should go hand and hand with 21st century weddings. Over two hundred years afte ...

Category: Online Ordination

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