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Appeals Court Rules 34-Foot Cross in Public Park Not "Religious Symbol"

The Bayview Park Cross in Pensacola, Florida can stay, per a new Appeals Court ruling. They ruled that, given the cross's long tenure in the park, it's no longer a religious symbol, but a neutral symbol of the community.

Category: freedom from religion

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Why Gen Z’s Lack of Religion May Be a Good Thing

According to a Pew Research study, Generation Z is the least religious generation to date. Approximately one-third claim to have no religious affiliation, which is about the same percentage of millennials who also have n ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Americans Are Losing Confidence in Organized Religion — Here’s Why

According to a Gallup poll, Americans’ confidence in organized religion is at an all-time low. This news may come as no surprise, as confidence in organized religion has been on the decline for several decades now. Whe ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Religion and Phobias: What’s the Connection?

There is no doubt that religion is heavily linked to fear and that, in times of religious crisis, fear becomes more pronounced, but why is that? Unfortunately, the connection between religion and fear is not well underst ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

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Witchcraft and Possession Belief Linked to Child Abuse and Death in the UK

Hollywood may not necessarily idolize witchcraft, but it certainly fanaticizes it. From “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” to “The Wizard of Oz” to “Maleficent,” there are dozens of movies spanning several generatio ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

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Buddhism and Euthanasia

One of the central themes of almost all religions is death or, more specifically, what becomes of us when we die. The teachings of almost every faith focus on attempting to explain death and dying and how it fits in with ...

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Lessons Non-Religious Believers Can Learn From the World’s Major Religions

It is becoming increasingly common for individuals, even those who grew up in religious households, to forego religion entirely. According to a Pew Religious Landscape survey, nearly one-quarter of the U.S. population ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Giving Children a Chance To Discover Their Own Faith

In November, Crosswalk.com published an article about parenting called “Should You Force Your Kids to Go to Church?” The article was pro-church, but the author, Jennifer Waddle, did provide a flip side for ea ...

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Hymns for the LGBTQ+ Community

The classic hymns are controversial in many ways. Modern Christians often don’t like to think about the traditional warfare of the past. A lot of hymns are extremely patriarchal, and some hymns refer to handicaps i ...

Category: Morality Religion

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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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