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Krishnamurti and Present Moment Awareness

In 1911 The Order of the Eastern Star was founded to proclaim the coming of the World Teacher that had been sought by the Theosophical Society. In 1912 Krishnamurti, who had been born in 1895 into a modest Brahmin home i ...

Category: Guest Blogger Bruce Magnotti Eastern Philosophy

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Freedoms: Erosion of Human Rights in the US

The fundamental rights put forth in the Constitution of the United States of America have been under assault since the document was ratified on September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia. The Constitution was almost impossible ...

Category: Freedom Freedom of Religion Human Rights

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Christ the King

The Jews greatly anticipated Christ's arrival as King. Throughout the Old Testament Scriptures prophets foretold of a Messiah that would save Israel from oppression and bring peace to the earth. Prophets uttered these pr ...

Category: Jesus Christ Christianity

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Faith Healing -- Is it God's way or Murder?

Proponents of faith healing may believe that God is more powerful than modern medicine, or fear interfering with God's will, or their religious doctrines may prohibit them from undergoing certain procedures. Sometimes th ...

Category: Faith Healing Freedom of Religion

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Religion and Slavery

When we hunted the land for our food and slept under the stars or in caves, we were considered primitive. When we did not worship gods or deities but the earth and stars in the sky, we were called uncivilized. Man unders ...

Category: Religion Social Justice

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The Bible and Homosexuality

Throughout the modern world and the history of man, few social questions have been quite so divisive as those concerning the morality surrounding homosexuality. Much like similar social topics, views on homosexuality c ...

Category: Religion Social Justice

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How to Perform a Marriage for Friend or Family - Universal Life Church

This article has been crafted specifically for the bride and groom who have decided to have a family member, loved one, or friend perform their marriage ceremony. Step One: Selecting Your Marriage Officiant Your first ...

Category: Weddings

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Islam in America

Muslims across America are in the thick of celebrating Ramadan and are coming up with ingenious solutions to reconcile American culture and religious observance. Ramadan is a month long journey for Muslims as they seek ...

Category: Islam

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