Posts Tagged: Religion

Types of Religious Belief

There are many types of religious beliefs that have evolved throughout the ages. From belief in one god, to many-- to no gods at all. Here are the primary belief systems of the world and where they came from.

Category: Faith

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Blessing of the Animals: Lasting Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

October 4th is the feast day Saint Francis of Assisi. Saint Francis is known for the blessing of the animals and his belief that animals should be our equals and that we are cosmically linked to all creatures.

Category: Ceremonies Church

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The Religious Beliefs of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is one of the 20th century's greatest minds, known worldwide for his scientific genius. Many have wondered about the religious beliefs of this titan of science.  Did Einstein worship a God?

Category: Faith

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The Wizard of Oz: Children’s Classic or Atheistic Allegory?

The Wizard of Oz is one of America's most beloved tales. Throughout the years, many have had their own interpretations of just what Dorothy, Toto, and all the rest might really represent, including atheists.

Category: Society

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How to Get Baptized

Are you planning on having you or a loved one get baptized soon? There are some common steps you'll probably need to go through, depending on the specifics of the baptism. Here are the ways you can prep for baptism.

Category: Baptism

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Universal Life Church Files Lawsuit to Protect Online Ordination

The ULCM has thousands of active ministers and members across the State of Tennessee, individuals whose Constitutional and spiritual rights have been denied them by Tennessee lawmakers without good reason. 

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The Resurgence of Religious Television Programming

For years, religious themes were rarely explored on television. But two new shows are bringing religion to the forefront. Will these programs usher in a new wave of religious content on the small screen?

Category: Faith

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How to Keep a Baby Calm During a Baptism

For many parents, getting their baby baptized is an important spiritual ceremony. But babies can become confused or upset during the ceremony. Check out these tips to minimize fussing and crying from the little one.

Category: Baptism

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Is Yoga Dangerous for Christians?

Yoga is generally regarded as a great way to get fit. However, some Christian leaders are taking issue with the exercise's origins in Hindu philosophy. Does yoga, as one pastor says, open you up to demonic influence?

Category: Society

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Evangelism, Then and Now

Evangelism has deep roots in American history dating back to the nation's inception. But now, half of Millennials think it is wrong to proselytize. When it comes to our thoughts on sharing our religion, what changed?

Category: Society Faith

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