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Poll Finds Nonwhite Democrats More Religious Than White Democrats

With the 2020 presidential election season upon us and gearing up almost by the day, another race is also on: seeing who can most closely predict which candidate will win based on the views, predilections, and issue impo ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Marriage: One More Difference Between Conservatives and Liberals

The election season is upon us, just ask Democrats. They have already held four presidential debates so far this year, with two more promised during 2019 and four additional between January and April of 2020. And with e ...

Category: Politics Religion Science

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4 Interesting Facts About US Evangelicals

Before we get into the four interesting facts about US evangelicals promised in the title of this post, it might help to define what an evangelical is. This, however, poses a problem. No one-size-fits-all definition appl ...

Category: Politics Science Christianity

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Is Christianity a Failed Religion?

Depending on who you believe, religion, particularly Christianity, is sweeping the world. Evidence of this exists in the fact that in Africa, approximately 50 million people became Christians in 2018, making Africa the c ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Netflix Announces “The Two Popes” Movie Release for Thanksgiving

The new Netflix original movie “The Two Popes” has already garnered the “Sleeper of the Year” title from one Telluride Film Festival critic. The movie is, according to Netflix, an “intimate ...

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Peaceful Civil Disobedience Leads to Change

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a Democrat who represents California’s 43rd district, recently called on supporters to “show up wherever we have to show up. And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaura ...

Category: Freedom Politics

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America by Religion and Race, Again

A 2014 study looks at the way Americans feel about some hot issues in the political debate. Interviewing Americans in 2014, the data splits the respondents into over a dozen religious identity categories, some of which f ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Religion in Employment

Some court decisions in Europe and the United States have given weight to claims of religious "freedom" for religious organizations. This allows these organizations to follow their principles and doctrines in employmen ...

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4 Nonviolent Actions That Led to Change

Kofi Annan, 2001 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, said, “It may seem sometimes as if a culture of peace does not stand a chance against the culture of war, the culture of violence and the cultures of impunity and intolera ...

Category: Morality

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Historical Peaceful Protests That Changed History

On January 30, the Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence commenced around the globe. It’s the 20th annual 64-day campaign that focuses on attaining peace through nonviolent actions, in memory of Mahatma Gandhi, Rev. M ...

Category: Morality Citizens Rights

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