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I didn’t call myself an atheist for many years to come after that, but I could not take religion seriously any more. It no longer held any interest for me and we parted ways amicably.
“A large statue of Jesus on public land, on government land, is a violation of the Constitution,” said Rebecca Markert, an attorney for the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
The co-founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation said she is pleased an Etowah County town has removed the Christian flag from the flagpole outside City Hall.
That relative religious diversity was one of the reasons why, 14 years later, the founders adopted the clause in the First Amendment which forbade the establishment of any religion.
The book [Faith Versus Fact] purports to set aside the idea that faith and science are two separate worlds where each can be left to their own devices.
That question has served a variety of political causes since July 4, 1776, from legalizing persecution and aiding runaway slaves to fighting Nazis and Communists.
It turns out, the life of a priest is jam-packed with harsh expectations, little support and almost non-stop hours.
Nine state senators and representatives signed the document, which proclaims that “the rights of mankind are anchored in Natural Law.”
The question has special complexity for Adventists, who to this day revere one of their founders who saw visions, a woman described in documents from her lifetime as “ordained.”
Many young men and women are seeking to join extremist groups like ISIS because of the wide propaganda and brainwashing, according to 29% of the Russians polled by the Public Opinion foundation.
Across the Middle East, governments are cracking down on non-belief. But Arab atheists are becoming more visible.