Expanding Your Spiritual Horizons: 7 Facts About Judaism Worth Knowing
With Chanukah just around the corner, there is no better time to broaden your spiritual horizons and learn about one of the world's most intriguing ancient religions. Judaism is one of the oldest and most established religions on earth, yet most people only have a fleeting understanding of its customs and beliefs.
Here are 7 fact everyone should know about Judaism.
Judaism began in 2,000BC
Judaism can trace its roots back to 2,000BC. However, during the Roman period and other ancient civilisations, those p... continue reading
Why we don't need religion
For many years religion has been seen as a bastion of hope for many people of faith. My experience is quite the opposite. Growing up I never really be...
I don't want to be a Christian
I have been a believer in God and the Bible for a relatively short time, even though I grew up in the church. I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior m...
Bless You and All That Crap
I'm an Atheist so I don't normally invoke anything having to do with God or religion. That being said, God and religion are perpetually importuned upo...
I see the Pope
I see the Pope’s name in the headlines quite a bit recently, and I know that a lot of people, even those outside of the Catholic Church, think he is a...
Scientology in the Classroom?
European school systems have a long tradition of mandated religious education, which is becoming more difficult to implement as growing religious dive...
In Gosh We Trust
Holy cow! My word! Jiminy Crickets! When something surprising or unbelievable happens, what's your go-to phrase of exclamation?
Boy Scouts Are Gay My Father's Religious Freedom
In an article published by christianpost.com, I learned that the Boy Scouts of America visited the leaders of the Latter-day Saints, Southern Baptists, and Catholic Church regarding their level of support for a newly proposed policy on gay members of their troupes. The BSA publicly announced the possibility of a change... continue reading
Ohio Middle School Promotes Religions
My dad says that "freedom of religion" means Americans have the freedom to practice whatever religion they want...so long as they practice a religion. His interpretation of the First Amendment is that you are free to be religious, not free from religion.
When I looked up the definition of the word "religion", though... continue reading
Ireland's Church vs. State
According to an article published by Yahoo! News, an Ohio middle school is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation for having a large portrait of Jesus hanging ostentatiously in an entranceway. The two groups hold that the portrait's support of o... continue reading
Really? James Dobson blames gays, abortion for shootings
While the US battles for equal marriage options in a fight for civil rights, Ireland is still battling for the separation of church and state. Let's all breathe a collective sigh of relief that crazy religious nutjobs don't run our country (insert female voice dripping with sarcasm here).
For anyone unaware of what'... continue reading
James Dobson, the founder of the social conservative Focus on the Family, joined Mike Huckabee and Bryan Fischer in blaming the shootings in Newtown, Conn., on Americans who have "turned our back on God," and embraced abortion and gay marriage. Proof.
I respectfully disagree. While reading this tripe about this righ... continue reading