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If airlines, computer makers and telecom companies are doing it, why not religions? Christmas and Hanukkah to Merge!
Sociologists have been aware for many years that people lie when asked about their sex life, finances, and sometimes their politics. It is perhaps more surprising that the tendency to lie is even greater when it comes to religious affiliation, church attendance and faith. I wonder why? Why People Lie About Their Religious Belief and [...]
Is Christ’s love ethic relevant in a time of war? Given that love is as much a part of the problem as a solution, I question the famous line from the love song: “All the world needs now is love, sweet love.” Read more …..
Last Minute Christmas You’re running out of time. But you still want to buy a Christmas present for a friend or loved one that conveys the spirit of this holiday, as well as your good feelings for the recipient. All of these CD’s, books, and DVD’s, can be purchased with a click of two of [...]
Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto The Soul of a Nation “A nation divided cannot stand,” said Abraham Lincoln, paraphrasing Scripture. But with a bit of luck, some ordinary patience and understanding, and a touch of grace, it can. Here’s how. Prayers For Thanksgiving
Left Behind: Bad Fiction, Bad Faith Given the popularity and persistence of “biblical prophecy” thinking that packages paranoia as faith and sees in first century sacred texts accurate predictions of 21st century catastrophe, let’s take a closer look at the series of best-selling books that has fed the fantasies: the “Left Behind” novels of Tim [...]
One of the most helpful sources of news about religion: RealClearReligion is a catch-all source for religion stories, opinion and controversy. Everyday the RealClearReligion team scours the Web to find the best religion news and analysis to help readers better understand what’s happening in the world of faith. The RealClearReligion editorial team is headed by Jeremy [...]
Epiphany is celebrated on January 6, 2012, but what is the meaning of this great, Christian holiday? Read more ….
What is Zoroastrianism? Some identify Zoroastrianism is the world’s first monotheistic faith, and one that influenced Judaism, Christianity and Islam. In any case it ranks among the oldest, living religions of the world. Christianity among the religions of the world.
An ancient tradition, teaching non-violence and a respect for all beings; modern Christians, Muslims and Jews could pick up a few clues from this one. What is Jainism?