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The role of religion in government is once again front-and-center in the United States following the controversial religious freedoms law in Indiana.
Phil Robertson, controversial star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, recently chose a bizarre way to try to prove that atheists have no morals. He concocted a brutally violent rape scenario.
Christians will be a minority in the UK by the middle of his century amid surging growth in atheism and Islam, an authoritative new study charting the future of the world’s religions predicts.
Discrimination against atheism was banned on Tuesday in Madison, Wis., after a city council vote — a first in the United States.
It will come as no news to you that I find Gnosticism very fascinating, and that for a number of reasons.
A proposal to amend Liberia’s constitution in order to reinstate Christianity as the state religion has divided Christians and Muslims in the West African nation.
In a written competition that tests knowledge on Bhagwad Gita, a Mumbai-based Muslim girl pipped 3,000 competitors to emerge the winner.
Secularism is on the rise. Between 2012 and 2014 alone, some 7.5 million Americans lost their religious faith. And a great many of them are parents — or will be someday.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State is seeking to intervene in the suit and, like the state of Kentucky, they want to file a motion to dismiss AIG’s suit.
The world is becoming more religious, as the number of agnostics and others who don’t affiliate with a certain religion shrinks as a percentage of the global population.
On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a “fix” for the RFRA, stating explicitly that the law cannot be used to discriminate based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
When President Clinton signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 1993 he touted it as bringing people together; the same is not true of state versions of the bill debated this week.
There are all sorts of things going on in the background that makes some studies turn out one way and others turn out another way.
The bigoted views of Islamists and anti-Muslim demagogues must be challenged, but the term ‘Islamophobia’ only serves to confuse the issues and shut down debate, argues Benjamin Jones.
Almost everyone assumes that they are free, except for a small band of neuroscientists and geneticists for whom neural firings or inherited genes lie at the root of everything we do, including our sentimental attachment to the myth of free will.
Poor Mike! He tried to be the voice of reason and was shot down. If only he could’ve said what he was thinking: What the hell are you talking about?
When it comes to issues involving sex and sexuality, some of the loudest and most influential voices in American politics are promoting a religious perspective.
O’Reilly complained that he was a victim of religious discrimination because the “Killing Jesus” television movie received bad reviews from publications that he considers liberal.
Like many of the narrative snippets found in the first eleven chapters of Genesis, its brevity and ambiguous wording have led interpreters to fill in the gaps in all sorts of ways in order to squeeze meaning out of it.