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Bill Maher explains his 'apatheism,' apathetic atheism – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs

Comedian Bill Maher sits down with Piers Morgan to talk about growing up Catholic and becoming an "apatheist," an apathetic atheist who just doesn't think much about religion.
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This Week in Religion: Right-Wing Evangelists Eagerly Condone Torture

This Week in Religion: Right-Wing Evangelists Eagerly Condone Torture | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Broadcast evangelists say God would approve of American torture techniques.
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No, Nobody's Discovered a New Eyewitness Account of Jesus' Miracles

No, Nobody's Discovered a New Eyewitness Account of Jesus' Miracles | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Another day, another dumb fake news site getting its ill-gotten clicks by exploiting the natural human desire to trust his fellow man. Time was, reporting the news was an honorable profession in which great journalists took joy in informing the public of the truth. Today, any joker with a router can pass off "the truth" as a modern way to crank call millions with downright cruel chicanery. One of the most egregious peddlers of these pranks is World News Daily Report, who recently posted an artic
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PHOTOS: The world’s largest animal sacrifice

PHOTOS: The world’s largest animal sacrifice | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
“I promised the goddess that if I made good money in my business, I would sacrifice a goat for her,” a devotee said.
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Smut in Jesusland: Why Bible Belt States are the Biggest Consumers of Online Porn

Smut in Jesusland:  Why Bible Belt States are the Biggest Consumers of Online Porn | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Red State conservatives may insist that the rest of us should keep aspirin between our knees and be forced to bear Divine Justice Babies when we don’t. They may refuse to provide cake or flowers fo...
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Jesus 'married Mary Magdalene and had children', according to ancient manuscript

Jesus 'married Mary Magdalene and had children', according to ancient manuscript | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Jesus married the prostitute Mary Magdalene and had children, according to a manuscript almost 1,500 years old unearthed at the British Library.
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Pope Says God Not 'A Magician, With A Magic Wand'

Pope Says God Not 'A Magician, With A Magic Wand' | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Speaking at an assembly of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Francis also affirmed that evolution and the Big Bang are consistent with a creator.
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The Good Wife Throws the Good Book at its Lead Character

The Good Wife Throws the Good Book at its Lead Character | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Let’s begin with a bit of brutal honesty concerning U.S. politics: there are people who will refuse to vote for a political candidate purely because of their stance on or stock in atheism or humanism. Rather than taking the qualifications and abilities of the candidate into account and simply chalking up the difference in faith […]
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7 Countries That Still Kill "Witches"

7 Countries That Still Kill "Witches" | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The residents of many countries believe in magic and kill accused witches. Some governments do the killing themselves, while others arrest violent mobs.
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Sign in to read: Born believers: How your brain creates God - science-in-society - 04 February 2009 - New Scientist

Sign in to read: Born believers: How your brain creates God - science-in-society - 04 February 2009 - New Scientist | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Study: Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction

Study: Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Young children who are exposed to religion have a hard time differentiating between fact and fiction, according to a new study published in the July issue of Cognitive Science.

Researchers presented 5- and 6-year-old children from both public and ...
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What Jesus Talked About When He Talked About Hell

What Jesus Talked About When He Talked About Hell | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The word Jesus uses in Greek is γέεννα (Gehenna), which actually means "The Valley of the Son of Hinnom". An over simplified description of Gehenna would be that it was the garbage dump outside of ...
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UNICEF Declares 2014 Most Brutal Year for World's Children

UNICEF Declares 2014 Most Brutal Year for World's Children | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The last year has been the most brutal for the world's children in recent memory, with a quarter of a billion of them living in places touched by armed confl...
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Fake Evidence Regarding Christ

Fake Evidence Regarding Christ | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Below this comment, I attach an article that claims the discovery of a contemporary eye-witness account of a miracle by Jesus Christ. Here is my comment. 1. Outside the special case of the Herculan...
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Who Were Joseph Smith's Wives?

Who Were Joseph Smith's Wives? | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
After officially acknowledging earlier this month that founder Joseph Smith had multiple wives, some of them as young as 14, officials at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now facing two important questions.

Who were these women,...
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Why conservative Christians would have hated Jesus

Why conservative Christians would have hated Jesus | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Even as they profess to spread his word, fundamentalists are forgetting Jesus' most important message
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The article in a summary is expressing that the conservatives who would hate if the Pope loved the people who were cast out then they would "be one" with the people who once killed Jesus. But for the people who love the many cast outs they would be like gold in Jesus' eyes. They would be the good souls. And because of these sayings the conservative Christians would have hated Jesus. 

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These evangelical haunted houses are designed to show sinners that they’re going to hell

These evangelical haunted houses are designed to show sinners that they’re going to hell | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's about keeping the nation pure.
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Do people in your church believe in God? Two graphs of America's 43 largest faiths - Corner of Church and State

Do people in your church believe in God? Two graphs of America's 43 largest faiths - Corner of Church and State | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
You won't believe how many people in your church could say, “I believe; help my unbelief!” We're charting out certainty in God and belief in a personal God.
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Secularism grows as more U.S. Christians turn 'churchless' - Religion News Service

Secularism grows as more U.S. Christians turn 'churchless' - Religion News Service | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check "Christian" box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
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Carrie Underwood Has a Message for People Who Hate Her Christian Lyrics

Carrie Underwood Has a Message for People Who Hate Her Christian Lyrics | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Country superstar Carrie Underwood, plucked from obscurity on the hit talent television show American Idol, has recently come under attack by atheists for
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North Carolina’s Religion-in-Schools Law Wrongly Suggests Teachers Can Participate During Student-Led Prayers

North Carolina’s Religion-in-Schools Law Wrongly Suggests Teachers Can Participate During Student-Led Prayers | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Bible's a mess, but a designer is fixing it

The Bible's a mess, but a designer is fixing it | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Although many consider Christianity’s message a thing of beauty, the typical Bible is an ugly thing. Most editions are a mess of numbers, notes, translucent pages, and invariably tiny type. While...
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Supreme Court Upholds Little Caesar’s Right to Feed Christian Employees to Lions

Supreme Court Upholds Little Caesar’s Right to Feed Christian Employees to Lions | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, DC--The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Roman-owned pizza chain Little Caesar's was within its rights to place Christian employees in an arena and then unleash starved, vicious lions...
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Why Religion Is Bad For Children! - YouTube

http://www.slavesermons.com http://www.facebook.com/jeremiahcamara PLEASE SHARE THIS VIDEO! THE BEST SERIES ON YOUTUBE! Jeremiah Camara effectively illustrat...
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