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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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Voodoo vs. Hoodoo: What’s the Difference?

If you are into magic, witchcraft, and/or faith healing, you’ve undoubtedly run across Voodoo and Hoodoo. But are you aware that these two belief systems are completely different from each other even though they ma ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Want To Be Happy? Become Religiously Affiliated

If you haven’t been feeling particularly happy about yourself and your life for a while and just can’t seem to get that joie de vivre back that you used to have, try becoming religiously affiliated. Before yo ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Is There a Difference Between Your Soul and Your Spirit?

The main problem with attempting to differentiate between your soul and your spirit is that first you must believe that you have both. If as an atheist you believe that neither actually exists, then the whole discussion ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Religious Restrictions and Hostilities Increasing Around the World

The results of a new international Pew Research Center study show that both governmental restrictions and governmental and nongovernmental religious hostilities have significantly increased around the world during the pa ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Politics Religion

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“Buddha of Oakland” Reduces Crime by 82%

Known for the Oakland Raiders and origination of "The Wave," that ubiquitous fan participation event now seen in stadiums across the country, Oakland, California, likewise is known for its extraordinarily high crime rate ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Inter-Denominational Cooperation Seeks To Save Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Church

If you have ever visited the Holy Lands or made a pilgrimage there, one of the places you undoubtedly visited was Holy Sepulchre Church, Jerusalem’s holiest of shrines. This ancient structure, first constructed in ...

Category: Politics 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 ...

Category: Politics Religion Christianity

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Sikhs Engaged in The Million Tree Project Worldwide

Sikhs around the world have pledged to plant 1 million trees this year to honor their religion’s founder, Guru Nanak, and help the planet at the same time. Headed by EcoSikh, an environmental group headquartered in ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Geological Evidence Suggests That Noah’s Flood Could Have Actually Happened

The book of Genesis in both the Hebrew and Christian Bible contains the story of God instructing Noah to build an ark so that he, his family, and two of every species of animal could escape the ravages of the coming worl ...

Category: Disasters Environment Religion

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