Religion in the 21st Century
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Affects of religion on today's society
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Too Many Questions: God - Just stupid? Or in League with Satan?

Too Many Questions: God - Just stupid? Or in League with Satan? | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

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Pastor: Chick-Fil-A Should Serve Kermit 'Filet' And 'Miss Piggy On A Bun' In Response To Nixed Toy Deal

Pastor: Chick-Fil-A Should Serve Kermit 'Filet' And 'Miss Piggy On A Bun' In Response To Nixed Toy Deal | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A right-wing pastor and radio host slammed the Jim Henson Company for "taking the sodomy route" by severing a planned kids' meal partnership with Chick-fil-A over the restaurant chain's proclaimed anti-gay stance.
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Bible Museum Closes $50 Million Deal For D.C. pot

Bible Museum Closes $50 Million Deal For D.C. pot | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON(RNS) Planners of a Bible museum in Washington closed a $50 million deal Thursday (July 26) on a building two blocks from the National Mall.
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Beaten and Jailed for Atheism: Don't Let This Stand!

Beaten and Jailed for Atheism: Don't Let This Stand! | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In what Amnesty International describes as "a serious setback for freedom of expression in Indonesia," Alexander Aan has been imprisoned for 30 months for posting "God doesn't exist" on Facebook, along with some "offensive" cartoons.
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Faith emails cause conflict - The Spokesman-Review

Faith emails cause conflict - The Spokesman-Review | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A firefighter is contesting discipline handed down by the Spokane Valley Fire Department for sending emails with religious content to other firefighters using the department’s email system. Capt.
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9 year old kill himself in order to go to heaven - Think Atheist

9 year old kill himself in order to go to heaven - Think Atheist | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This is a piece, roughly translated it and edited to point out this part, of a news article that appeared in a newspaper in my country: In an alarming number o…...
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5 Reasons To Stop Calling Things 'God's Plan'

5 Reasons To Stop Calling Things 'God's Plan' | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
George Zimmerman, a Florida neighborhood watch member charged with the murder of Trayvon Martin in Florida, used it this week in an interview with Sean Hannity. But the phrase and accompanying dangerous theology is bigger than Zimmerman.
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The Case For Certainty

The Case For Certainty | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

My hope is for a new spirituality that is based equally on the attainment of existential certainty and the ability to embrace complexity, subtlety and nuance.

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The National Memo » Boy Scouts’ Policy On Gays Looks Increasingly Out Of Touch

The National Memo » Boy Scouts’ Policy On Gays Looks Increasingly Out Of Touch | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Boy Scouts’ Policy On Gays Looks Increasingly Out Of Touch. When Will The Boy Scouts Join The 21st Century?

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Westboro Baptist Church Protest Effort Blocked

Westboro Baptist Church Protest Effort Blocked | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A planned protest by the Westboro Baptist Church was overshadowed Saturday when thousands of supporters gathered at the funeral of a fallen soldier to block the radical church's effort.
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Evangelical Leader: Non-Christian Victims Of Colorado Shooting Going To 'Terrible Place'

Evangelical Leader: Non-Christian Victims Of Colorado Shooting Going To 'Terrible Place' | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
An evangelical spokesperson for a religious group known as Truth In Action has claimed that the tragedy in Colorado happened because America has lost its fear of hell.
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Beisner: Pixar's 'Brave' is Part of Satanic Plot to Undermine God's Plan for Mankind | rightwingwatch.org

Beisner: Pixar's 'Brave' is Part of Satanic Plot to Undermine God's Plan for Mankind | rightwingwatch.org | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Cal Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance was a guest on Bryan Fischer's radio program where he revealed that God had given him an insight that Satan was engaged in a systematic attack against God's mandate for humanity as set out in Genesis...
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Zombies Turn Tables On Westboro Baptist Church Protesters

Zombies Turn Tables On Westboro Baptist Church Protesters | Religion in the 21st Century | 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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How the Catholic Church whitewashed priest's homosexual 'advances' | Herald Scotland

How the Catholic Church whitewashed priest's homosexual 'advances' | Herald Scotland | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Ancient sacrificed children studied for infection

Ancient sacrificed children studied for infection | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In the past 500 years, humanity has come a long distance in the way we treat children, women, animals, those of other faiths, and members of other cultures; see Steve Pinker’s superb new book...
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Hotel replaces Bible with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Hotel replaces Bible with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Damson Dene Hotel in the Lake District of England has replaced their Gideon Bibles with the popular best-selling novel, “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E. L.
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Teaching creationism: Indoctrination is a form of child abuse | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

Teaching creationism: Indoctrination is a form of child abuse | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Anyone who tells children that God - literally - created the world in seven days 6,000 years ago is guilty of perverting education.
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Five 'Christian Parenting' Ideas To Let Go Of

Five 'Christian Parenting' Ideas To Let Go Of | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
We tell our kids about how scary, dirty, dangerous and evil even thinking about sex is, but then we tell them it's precious gift to save for the one person you love and plan to live with forever. This is a setup for sexual confusion.
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10 Antidotes To Harmful Christian Cliches

10 Antidotes To Harmful Christian Cliches | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Somewhere along the way, Christian outreach became more about personal conversion than about empathy and compassion. One of the biggest turn-offs I hear about Christians is that folks see us as trying to make everyone like us.
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As Ramadan begins, controversial mosque won't be ready to open doors

As Ramadan begins, controversial mosque won't be ready to open doors | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Worshippers at an Islamic center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, will have to wait at least a week before they can use their new mosque, officials said Thursday.The mosque -- subject of a two-year...
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A Miracle Inside the Aurora Shooting: One Victim’s Story

A Miracle Inside the Aurora Shooting: One Victim’s Story | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
At Columbine, I have seen this before. But not up close.  As a church pastor in Denver, I have worked as a chaplain with several police and fire departments. I was privileged to counsel parents [.....
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Westboro Baptist Church Threatens To 'Super Picket' Aurora Prayer Vigil

Westboro Baptist Church Threatens To 'Super Picket' Aurora Prayer Vigil | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church appear to be on their way to protest a prayer vigil for victims of the Aurora massacre, according to tweets from members posted by Examiner.com.
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Rick Warren: Aurora shooting the fault of evolution

Rick Warren: Aurora shooting the fault of evolution | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The mega-church pastor of the Saddleback Church, Rick Warren, took to Twitter on Friday to express his thought about the recent shooting at an Aurora, Colorado...
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