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Analyzing answers provided by a large and diverse group of participants, it finds “secular and religious adherents have similar levels of mental health.”
Secular Organizations for Sobriety is celebrating its 30th year of providing nonreligious, science-based support for those seeking recovery from substance abuse and addiction.
Nonbelievers do not lack a basic moral code — despite what the likes of David Brooks might have you believe.
Noting a growing “trend of religious youth globally,” a noted statistician has predicted a rise of religion worldwide.
It is expected that Sen. [Jamie] Raskin will formally announce his bid for the 8th Congressional District in Maryland this month.
Inclusive policies for atheists, along with growing media attention and the rising number of religiously unaffiliated populations in the US, may herald the start of a shift in how America perceives those who don’t believe in God.
The Vatican on Tuesday said the pope accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who led the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in Missouri.
Scientology isn’t controversial—at least, not if you ask John Travolta. So why is the religion often scrutinized? “Mostly because it’s not understood,” the 61-year-old actor and outspoken Scientologist explained.
Specific facial hair policies are in place for people attending and teaching at Brigham Young University, as well as for LDS missionaries.
The class is taught by a professor of religious studies and a rapper who ask students to look at the parallels, and the tensions, between the two disparate worlds.
When you encounter people with views you think—you know!–are wrong, what do you do? Demand that they shut up? Tell them they’re ignorant and stupid?
Religion and politics are assumed to be a dangerous brew, volatile to the point of murderous. And judging by current events in the Middle East and elsewhere, that may well be true.
Annie Laurie Gaylor has spent decades pushing for greater separation of church and state — and that, she said, involves removing religious dogma from law-making.
I am always perplexed by the points of view of serial letter writers, particularly those who claim to embrace Christianity, who complain about government programs that help the poor and the needy.
The Islamic State released a 29-minute video on Sunday purportedly showing the executions, with one group of men being beheaded by masked militants on a beach and another group being shot in the head in a desert area.
The United States condemned the “brutal mass murder” of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya following a video released by Islamic State militants purportedly showing their execution.
As various religious groups are testing what religious liberty really means, tensions are flying high in the Oklahoma.
Findings from PRRI’s American Values Atlas, which draws on 40,000 interviews among a random sample of Americans, provides the most in-depth portrait to date of attitudes on same-sex marriage by religious affiliation.
One of the common not so philosophical but sometimes pseudo-scientific arguments Christians use when asked why they believe in god is “the power of prayer.”
A new study from the Pew Research Center unveiled the countries across the world with the most religious freedom, and found that Brazil leads the way with “virtually no measurable restrictions on religious freedom.”
As the venerated relic goes on public exhibition, its origin remains a mystery wrapped in an enigma.
Jacob had not only two wives, but he also got his two servants pregnant with his wives blessing. Abraham too gets his slave pregnant and seems unconcerned when she and his son are banished.
Notoriously addled butt munch Pat Robertson took a question today from a woman worried about her 11-year-old son who “started listening to music that speaks of the ‘beast within’ and the ‘infection in people.'”