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Political Clashes at a Washington, DC, Church

While churches are primarily a place of worship and prayer, they can also be important historical locations. When events occur at a historic church, they have the potential to become all the more notable. Earlier this sp ...

Category: Freedom Politics Religion Citizens Rights

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How the Bible Influences Society

Pew Research recently released survey results that showed about half of Americans (49%) believe that U.S. laws should be influenced by the Bible. This figure is much higher among Christians, with 68% of all Christians wa ...

Category: Christianity

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Experts Say COVID-19 Homeschooling Could Radicalize Kids

Harvard Professor Elizabeth Bartholet is calling for a ban on homeschooling, arguing that parents who are "extremely religious ideologues" cannot provide a proper education due to their inherent religious biases.

Category: Christianity

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A Collection of Good News Stories Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

It seems like all anyone talks about these days is the coronavirus. While it’s good to stay informed, too much exposure to daunting news can be bad for your mental health and overall well-being. It may boost your spiri ...

Category: Uncategorized

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Italy’s Coronavirus Victims Are Dying Alone

Outside of China, Italy is the country worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak to date. As of mid-March, the country had 27,000 confirmed cases and 2,158 COVID-19 related deaths. Fewer than 3,000 people are reported to h ...

Category: Disasters Health and Wellness Science

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Online Dating as a Christian: Should You Do It?

As of 2019, 39% of heterosexual couples reported having met their significant others online. More than half of Americans have used an online dating service, and nearly three-quarters of single adults say they believe tha ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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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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Rudeness Is on the Rise, but Why?

Why are people so mean?  If it seems like you ask this question more and more these days, you’re not alone. Some people on the internet think that just because they’re hidden behind a username and a screen that the ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality

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Who Do Atheists Thank on Thanksgiving?

Ah, Thanksgiving. This most American of holidays started well over 300 years ago when righteous Pilgrims and friendly Wampanoag Indians came together to thank their respective gods for a bountiful harvest. Thanksgiving ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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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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