God

5 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh belonging to the 18th dynasty of Egypt and reigned from 1336 to 1327 B.C. In hieroglyphs, the name …

Egypt

DEITY: Don't Touch the Ground

Subscribe to the BMXfeed channel on Vimeo to get all of the newest videos on your Apple TV, Roku player, or any other Vimeo-connected device.<p>Import …

BMX

New Whistleblower Site FaithLeaks Releases Confidential Documents About Child Sexual Abuse in Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Community

The founders of MormonLeaks, a transparency organization that has released hundreds of controversial documents related to inner-workings of the …

Religion

I Gave Myself Permission To Become A Super Atheist

We live in a culture that is obsessed with the belief in God and the supernatural. Believe, pray, lather, rinse, and repeat. I write about faith and religion frequently. People who read my work often ask me if I’m an atheist, agnostic, or just an ass. By this time, they’ve gathered enough …

Atheism

Dozens come forward to report abuse by Jehovah's Witnesses

Some 80 reports of sexual abuse involving the Jehovah’s Witnesses community have been made over the past month, Trouw said on Thursday.<p>In total, 50 …

Netherlands

LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS | Russian Authorities Seize Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

The assembly hall seizure follows on the heels of a court ruling just one week earlier that threatens to take the property used by the Witnesses’ …

Religion

Prayer

Why do we pray? We might think that if we do the Buddha, or God, or the deity will look kindly upon us, bestow blessings, protect us. We might …

Spirituality

Can Allah Create?

The question here is not, <i>Did</i> Allah create? The question is, Is it <i>conceivable</i> that a god like Allah could create the world? Does it make any sense to …

Faith

Surprise – I was judging them!

A Christian Science perspective: Catching a glimpse of the way God sees everyone is healing.<p>December 13, 2017 —I have some pretty visible tattoos – …

Faith

From One Dehumanized God to Pantheism

I grew up in a mountain Greek village without thinking much about god or gods. My parents and siblings were Orthodox Christians not because of choice but because, like the overwhelming majority of Greeks, they inherited the Orthodox tradition.<p>I learned a few things about Christianity in school and, …

Ancient History

The elderly: respected and valued by God - CNA Columns: From the Bishops

Each year, Christmas gives the biggest economic boost to our economy. To celebrate the day, over eighty-six percent of Americans purchase gifts for …

Catholicism

Thousands throng Kanakamahalakshmi temple

Thousands of devotees thronged Sri Kanakamahalakshmi temple at Burujupeta on the third Thursday of Margasira month which they consider most …

India

Danish Jehovah's Witness arrested after Russia raid

Russian security forces have raided a Jehovah's Witnesses service and arrested a Danish citizen in the latest move against the Christian group since …

Religion

Jewish identity: by Rabbis and by God - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

Traditional rabbis teach that the rabbinic Jewish law defines the Jewish identity by the identity of family where a child is born (the rabbis are …

Opinion

Here are the real reasons why many evangelicals find Donald Trump simply irresistible

<i>Is it Trump’s god-complex or God’s Trump-complex? Either way Trump and Jehovah have an awful lot in common.</i><p>People have been scratching their heads …

Liberal View

Flying saucers and other fairy tales

But if this rationalist assumption seems natural these days, it is not necessarily permanent. The educated class of Victorian England went wild for …

Conservative View

Jared Kushner Companies To Take Down Jehovah’s Witnesses Watchtower Sign After $1 Billion Venture [Photos]

Jared Kushner’s firms are in the news for a variety of reasons. One of those companies is the family-owned Kushner Companies, which is a U.S. real …

Donald Trump

The Boy Who Is Lord: Reject The Alternatives

Posted at 05:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll<p>Luke 2:13–14<p><i>And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God</i> …

Faith

Pope Mass: Our churches should be for service, not supermarkets

Pope Francis on Friday suggested <b>watchfulness, service and gratuitousness</b> as three attitudes that can help us keep clean the temple of the Holy …

Christianity

Who are the Sufis associated with the mosque attacked in Egypt?

The mosque where Friday's massacre unfolded in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula had been widely associated with Sufi Muslims who have been attacked by the …

Sinai Peninsula

How Your Horoscope Habit Impacts Your Mental Health, Is Your Horoscope Habit Impacting Your Mental Health?

Last year, I went through a phase of reading my horoscope every day. Sometimes I'd hunt out four or five versions until I found one that spoke to my …

Psychology

Takin’ Back That Rainbow for Jehovah!

Far be it from me to tell bigoted, asshole christians how to anti-gay, but I don’t think this is how you do it. The crowd wasn’t terribly enthused, …

Religion

Jehovah's Witnesses denies telling abuse victims not to call the police

The Jehovah’s Witnesses movement has denied new claims it covered up sexual abuse – after a rape victim said she was advised not to go to the police .<p>…

Crime

Jehovah’s Witnesses deny sexual abuse within church was covered up

Alleged victims have claimed the church told them to keep quiet, with one saying she was told reporting it would “bring reproach on Jehovah”.<p>The BBC …

Jehovah's Witnesses

Victims 'told not to report' Jehovah's Witness child abuse

<b>Children who were sexually abused by Jehovah's Witnesses were allegedly told by the organisation not to report it.</b><p>Victims from across the UK told the BBC they were routinely abused and that the religion's own rules protected perpetrators.<p>One child abuse lawyer believes there could be thousands of …

News

Jehovah’s Witnesses Owe $2 Million for Hiding Info on Child Sex Abuse

When it comes to covering up the sexual abuse of children, the Catholic Church is <i>not</i> the only religion in the game.<p>The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been …

Religion

Forget Monotheism: As Our Current Political Moment Proves, We’re All Mesopotamian Pagans Now

Birthdays are despicable, and none more so than your own. Of all the accomplishments mankind foolishly claims for itself, there’s none more comically …

Jewish Culture

The Jehovah's Witnesses owe $4,000 every day they don't turn over details of alleged child sex abuse. It's cost them $2 million so far.

The Jehovah's Witnesses have refused to turn over secret documents regarding alleged child sex abuse. And it's getting very, very costly.<p>A new report …

Owe

Church of England defends 'boys in tutus' guidance as it says Christians have a duty to be welcoming

Christians have a duty to be welcoming, the Church of England has said as it defends its "tutus for boys" advice.<p>In a blog posted online Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer at the Church of England, said it was "incumbent on us as Christians to act to create welcoming schools where all pupils …

Importance of education in Islam | Message of Peace

Importance of education in Islam is immense. Islam must know about Islam before practicing religion. What is Islam? Why is Islam? The first word of …

Islam