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The right gets Jesus all wrong: 9 reasons why everything you know about Jesus is a myth

His name. Marital status. Where he was born, how he died. The history of Jesus is loaded with falsities and myths<p>Jesus has been described as the best known figure in history, and also the least known. If you mentioned the name “Jesus” and someone asked Jesus who, you might blink. Or laugh. Even …

Theology

Ex-Jehovah’s Witness To Gay Community: “Everything I Learned…Is A Big Pile Of Sh*t”

Not that this is news exactly, but religion teaches some wacky nonsense. And Jehovah’s Witnesses are up there among the looniest of the toons.<p>One …

Muslims Send This Message To Christians: “Stop building churches. Convert to Islam, which is the true religion. Otherwise we will make a horrible example of you.”

By onMay 13, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Theodore Shoebat</b><p>Muslims in Pakistan sent this message to Christians:<p>This is an Islamic nation. We cannot …

Is Cameron The UK’s Last Prime Minister?

Seventy years ago today, as I watched Britain celebrate VE Day, it seemed inconceivable anything could rip the union apart. Until this election.<p>I …

United Kingdom

The Disgusting West Boro Baptist Church Claims They Are Going To Iraq To Protest ISIS

The Westboro Baptist Church is at it again. The famously hateful religious organization, known for their grand publicity stunts, has decided that …

Want millennials back in the pews? Stop trying to make church ‘cool.’

<i>Rachel Held Evans is a blogger and the author of “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.”</i><p>Bass reverberates through the auditorium floor as a heavily bearded worship leader pauses to invite the congregation, bathed in the light of two giant screens, to tweet using …

Christmas Eve

What caused the First World War?

As part of our 'History Extra explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>This is a hotly disputed …

‘Islam Is a Very Dark Theory’: How the Son of a Founding Member of Hamas Rejected Extremism and Converted to Christianity

Mosab Hassan Yousef, the bestselling author of “Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices,” appeared on <i>The Glenn Beck Program</i> Monday to discuss how he rejected radical Islam and converted to Christianity.<p>“I was brought up in a state of …

Islam

How Did the Apostles Die? - Killing Jesus Article

Jesus’ death on the cross, as described in the New Testament, has become one of the most famous events. But what happened to the 12 disciples who were his closest followers? Not as much information has survived about their fates, but here is what’s available from various sources, including the New …

Theology

Tataouine, town in Tunisia that inspired Star Wars, becomes Isis waypoint – reports

The Tunisian town of Tataouine – modelled by George Lucas for the Star Wars planet Tatooine – is now being used as a base for Isis fighters to cross into Libya<p>Tataouine, the town in Tunisia that helped inspire the Star Wars planet of Tatooine, has reportedly become embroiled in the country’s unrest …

Star Wars

OMGFacts

Why the right hates American history

Thomas Jefferson knew that education is vital to a functioning Democratic Republic. Conservatives have other ideas<p>Sure, the war on education helps Republican lawmakers destroy unions and slash government spending, but it's our history of progressive change that makes Conservatives hate accurate …

Rights & Freedoms

The First Heavy Metal Church of Christ Accepts All Rebels For Christ

A big part of the appeal of heavy metal has to be it's rebellious nature. While metal initially rebelled against Christian values, more and more, we …

Judas Priest

For thirsty Survey Corps members, there's 'Attack on Titan' wine

After a long day defending high-flying battles against flesh-eating giants, there’s nothing like retreating behind enormous walls and relaxing with a …

History of maps in WWII: Stanley Turner dated war event maps.

<i>The Vault is</i> <b>Slate</b><i>'s history blog. Like us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, follow us on Twitter</i> <i>@slatevault</i><i>, and find us on</i> <i>Tumblr.</i> <i>Find out more about what this space is</i> …

History

World's Oldest Bible Scripture? Scientists Claim 1st Century Gospel of Mark Found in Ancient Mummy's Mask

A team of scientists and scholars claim to have discovered the world's earliest-known version of the Gospel, dating back to the first century A.D., …

Native American Reservation Declares ‘Jesus Christ Is Lord’ With Public Billboard

In a surprising move of government endorsement of religion, the government of the Crow Nation Native American reservation in Montana has paid for a …

Ethnology

Different Solutions

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109-Year-Old Woman Reveals Her Hilarious Secret to a Long Life

A daily bowl of porridge along with THIS does wonders apparently.<p>It turns out finding The One isn't all that it's cracked up to be, at least according to Scotland's oldest woman, Jessie Gallan. Gallan turned 109 earlier this month and recently shared her secret to a long life with a local news …

How to Write A Plausible Character – 3 Key Tips

There are many elements writers need to pay close attention to when creating a fictional world. There’s setting, plot, pacing, voice, imagery and so …

Creative Writing