Religion in the 21st Century
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Affects of religion on today's society
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Rise in Religiously Unaffiliated Holds Promise for the Future, Says Secular Organization | Center for Inquiry

The mission of the Center for Inquiry is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values.
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Malala's Fight Is the World's Fight

Malala's Fight Is the World's Fight | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Pakistan needs to be shocked into action, with the Taliban shamed and forced into accepting the basic freedoms of every girl.
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Protestants march in Northern Ireland

Protestants march in Northern Ireland | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It was one of the biggest marches in years, but it was peaceful.
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Mormon blogger says he faces church slap-down, possible excommunication

Mormon blogger says he faces church slap-down, possible excommunication | Religion in the 21st Century | 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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A professor challenges America’s ‘religious bigotry’

A professor challenges America’s ‘religious bigotry’ | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Orlando Sentinel...
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French Magazine Publishes Mohammad Cartoons

French Magazine Publishes Mohammad Cartoons | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Wednesday, a move criticised by the French authorities which sent riot police to protect the magazine's offices.
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Toxic Faith: Did Jesus Die To Save Us From God?

Toxic Faith: Did Jesus Die To Save Us From God? | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Why did Jesus have to die? Was it to appease a wrathful God's demand for punishment? Does that mean Jesus died to save us from God? How could someone ever truly love or trust a God like that?
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Salman Rushdie’s New Nightmare: Bounty Upped Amid Mideast Protests

Salman Rushdie’s New Nightmare: Bounty Upped Amid Mideast Protests | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Who’s to blame for the anti-Islam film that has sparked riots across the Middle East? According to the Iranian government, the failure of the fatwa against Salman Rushdie. Omid Memarian on the new bounty on the author’s head.
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Katie Pavlich - Pakistani Rioter Dies From Inhaling Burning American Flag Smoke

Katie Pavlich - Pakistani Rioter Dies From Inhaling Burning American Flag Smoke | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you don't believe in karma, you might now.
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Terrorism, outburts in Middle East about stupid film - Leonard Pitts Jr. - MiamiHerald.com

I was not aware of a film insulting to Islam until American embassies were attacked in Libya and Egypt.
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If there is no God, why are there over one thousand exorcisms performed a year in the United States alone?

If there is no God, why are there over one thousand exorcisms performed a year in the United States alone? | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 19): First off, I offer my thanks the original poster for not asking this anonymously.
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'Jesus Is A Monkey' Written On West Bank Monastery As Possible Settler Retaliation

'Jesus Is A Monkey' Written On West Bank Monastery As Possible Settler Retaliation | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
* Possible retaliation for settler eviction on Sunday * Vandals daub name of settlement, profane graffiti * Israel, Palestinian Authority condemn attack (Adds Israeli prime minister's comments, para 6) ...
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God Answers Prayers Of Paralyzed Little Boy

God Answers Prayers Of Paralyzed Little Boy | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO—Timmy Yu’s dream came true Monday, when the Lord responded to his plea with a resounding no.
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Taliban thugs fear this tiny teen! Fanatics shoot 14-year-old girl in head

Taliban thugs fear this tiny teen! Fanatics shoot 14-year-old girl in head | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The bearded Taliban gunman strode up to the school bus filled with adolescent girls heading home in Mingora, the main town in the battle-scarred Swat Valley of Pakistan.“Which of you is Malala...
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Turn away from sacrilege

Turn away from sacrilege | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Politics is by nature a brutalizing business. It is a business of ambition and lies. Stay around it too long, and your heart becomes coarsened. It thickens and gets numb.It happens to cops, from...
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Different Takes: Should we abandon idea of hell?

Different Takes: Should we abandon idea of hell? | Religion in the 21st Century | 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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Vatican Criticizes 'Prometheus': It Is 'A Bad Idea To Defy The Gods'

Vatican Criticizes 'Prometheus': It Is 'A Bad Idea To Defy The Gods' | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Vatican's official newspaper has criticized Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" saying that it is "a bad idea to defy the gods."...
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Defend indigenous cultures, Pope urges the faithful : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

Pope Benedict XVI called for new efforts to evangelize the indigenous peoples of the world, as well as to protect the dignity of their cultures.

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What If Jesus Had A Wife

What If Jesus Had A Wife | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The ancient Coptic document includes the phrase "Jesus said to them, my wife" using a term that undoubtedly references a woman who was his spouse and not some metaphorical partner.
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What The Libyan Embassy Attack Teaches Us About True Religious Freedom

What The Libyan Embassy Attack Teaches Us About True Religious Freedom | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
No matter how strong one's principles of religious freedom are, there is no excuse for violent actions taken by individuals on the grounds of defending their faith from outside criticism.
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Historian Says Piece of Papyrus Refers to Jesus’ Wife

Historian Says Piece of Papyrus Refers to Jesus’ Wife | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A Harvard historian of early Christianity said the papyrus, written in Coptic in the fourth century, contains a phrase never seen in any piece of Scripture: “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife ...’ ”...
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Cultural Clash Fuels Muslims Raging at Film

Cultural Clash Fuels Muslims Raging at Film | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In Egypt, some say that the protests at the American Embassy in Cairo and in about 20 countries over an anti-Islamic video was about more than religious sensitivity.
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How Could Most Scientists Be Wrong? - Answers in Genesis

How Could Most Scientists Be Wrong? - Answers in Genesis | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What better place to teach geology than the Grand Canyon? Exposed there is a large slice through the rock record of a major part of earth history.
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Religion and Science

Religion and Science | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Big News on Religion and Science.Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Religion and Science...
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