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Looking for a Jewish education? There’s an app for that | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

Looking for a Jewish education? There’s an app for that | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | Religion and Life | Scoop.it

Digital technology is changing Jewish education across the board, and all agree: Get on board or get left behind. --A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE OF RELIGIOUS LIFE

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Pregnant Dominican teen at center of abortion debate dies - CNN.com

Pregnant Dominican teen at center of abortion debate dies - CNN.com | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
A pregnant leukemia patient who became a flashpoint in the abortion debate in the Dominican Republic died Friday morning, a hospital official told CNN.
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Asian-Americans and religion: Findings from a new Pew study

Asian-Americans and religion: Findings from a new Pew study | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life on Thursday, July 19, published an extensive new survey titled “Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths.” The research provides a unique and comprehensive overview of the religious composition of the...
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God and gun control: Shootings prompt religious debate

God and gun control: Shootings prompt religious debate | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The shooting massacres in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday and just two weeks earlier in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., have reopened the long-standing national debate over gun control.
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Behind Nuclear Breach, a Nun’s Bold Fervor

Behind Nuclear Breach, a Nun’s Bold Fervor | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Sister Megan Rice, 82, one of three people arrested in a break-in at a nuclear complex, is a peace activist with a privileged background and a long list of arrests.
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Germany's high court expands gay rights - CNN.com

Germany's high court expands gay rights - CNN.com | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Germany's constitutional court has strengthened the rights of gay couples, giving them the same tax benefit as heterosexual married couples.
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New glasses blur women for haredi Orthodox men | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

New glasses blur women for haredi Orthodox men | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Haredi Orthodox men in Israel are buying glasses that will prevent them from seeing the immodest women that threaten their way of life.
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My Faith: The danger of asking God ‘Why me?'

My Faith: The danger of asking God ‘Why me?' | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The CNN Belief Blog covers the faith angles of the day\'s biggest stories, from breaking news to politics to entertainment, fostering a global conversation about the role of religion and belief in readers\' lives.
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90,000-plus crowd cheers Siyum HaShas | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

90,000-plus crowd cheers Siyum HaShas | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Some 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the page-a-day Talmud cycle in the largest-ever Siyum HaShas.
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Chick-Fil-A Experiences Massive Fallout Among Consumers After Anti-Gay Controversy

Chick-Fil-A Experiences Massive Fallout Among Consumers After Anti-Gay Controversy | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Chick-fil-A's anti-gay marriage stance has gotten some high-profile support by way of Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Sarah Palin and other conservative lawmakers. But among their longtime customers, it's a much different story.

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Islamists in North Mali Stone Couple to Death

Islamists in North Mali Stone Couple to Death | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
A local official said that they were executed in an insurgent-held town on accusations of having children outside of marriage.
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Defining Religious Liberty Down

Defining Religious Liberty Down | Religion and Life | Scoop.it

The Chick-fil-A flap is the latest sign of confusion about what “free exercise” of religion means. A CLARION CALL FOR CLARITY ABOUT WHAT THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION MEANS

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When Christians are their own worst enemies - CNN.com

When Christians are their own worst enemies - CNN.com | Religion and Life | Scoop.it

LZ Granderson: Christianity under attack? Often, nobody does a better job of attacking the faith than some people who call themselves Christians.." ALL RELIGIONS ARE GUILTY OF THE SAME ISSUE. HAYIM

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Pakistan Jails 11-Year-Old Girl With Down Syndrome on Blasphemy Charges

Pakistan Jails 11-Year-Old Girl With Down Syndrome on Blasphemy Charges | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
I post this without comment:An 11-year-old Christian girl has been arrested in Pakistani capital on…...
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Who will claim the Catholic vote? - CNN.com

Who will claim the Catholic vote? - CNN.com | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Tim Stanley says that the vice presidential candidates reflect an important divide among American Catholics. Biden and social justice? Or Ryan and conservative theology?
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God and gun control: Shootings prompt religious debate

God and gun control: Shootings prompt religious debate | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The shooting massacres in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday and just two weeks earlier in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., have reopened the long-standing national debate over gun control.
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Saudi Arabia plans industrial city for female workers

Saudi Arabia is planning a new industrial city for women workers, ensuring that female investors and entrepreneurs can go to work in conditions “consistent with the privacy of women according to Islamic guidelines and regulations,” according to the...IN CONTEXT OF SAUDIA ARABIA, AN INTRIGUING EXPERIMENT. HH

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Let Chick-fil-A Fly Free

Let Chick-fil-A Fly Free | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
Municipalities and institutions should leave the decision about whether to eat at Chick-fil-A to individual consumers and not to officeholders.
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Israeli, Iranian form unlikely friendship

Israeli, Iranian form unlikely friendship | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
News: Ella Klein meets Hoora Amin in diving club in Thai island, shares joint picture on Facebook...
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Temple killings put spotlight on 'hate rock' - CNN.com

Temple killings put spotlight on 'hate rock' - CNN.com | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The killings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin have brought a fringe genre of "hate music" out of the background and to the front of the mix.
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Snoop Dogg is a Rasta now, so what's Rastafari?

Snoop Dogg is a Rasta now, so what's Rastafari? | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The CNN Belief Blog covers the faith angles of the day\'s biggest stories, from breaking news to politics to entertainment, fostering a global conversation about the role of religion and belief in readers\' lives.
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Rise of the new atheists

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Should non-believers make an alliance with religious progressives? COULD THIS BE A PARADIGM SHIFT? HAYIM


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Zombies Turn Tables On Westboro Baptist Church Protesters

Zombies Turn Tables On Westboro Baptist Church Protesters | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
A Westboro Baptist Church protest was overshadowed Friday when demonstrators dressed as zombies gathered at a DuPont, Wash. military base to counter the radical group's efforts.

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Muslim Olympians wrestle with Ramadan dilemma

Muslim Olympians wrestle with Ramadan dilemma | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
The CNN Belief Blog covers the faith angles of the day\'s biggest stories, from breaking news to politics to entertainment, fostering a global conversation about the role of religion and belief in readers\' lives.
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Mitt Romney's Mormon religion will have little impact in election | Deseret News

Mitt Romney's Mormon religion will have little impact in election | Deseret News | Religion and Life | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY — Mitt Romney's Mormon faith, considered to be a potential liability in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, will...
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