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Religion news - Charlotte Observer

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Charlotte Observer

Religion news
Charlotte Observer
“There is great spiritual need in Taiwan, a country steeped in the religions of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor worship. We want to be part of God's plan to bring His hope to the working-class people of this precious island,” said Sara-Rose. COURTESY OF ...

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Q/A: How we projected the future of world religions - Pew Research Center

Google Religion - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 14:23

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Q/A: How we projected the future of world religions
Pew Research Center
A major new Pew Research Center study projects the changing size and distribution of religious groups around the world in the coming decades. (Some of the key findings can be seen here.) The study uses thousands of sources of data from countries around ...
How the world's religious landscape will look in 2050: Islam will become ...Daily Mail
Interactive: Map of how the world's religious populations will look in 2050New Zealand Herald
Mapped: What the world's religious landscape will look like in 2050Telegraph.co.uk
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How the world's religious landscape will look in 2050: Islam will become ... - Daily Mail

Google Religion - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:41

Daily Mail

How the world's religious landscape will look in 2050: Islam will become ...
Daily Mail
At the same time, those who do not affiliate with any religion, including atheists and agnostics, will make up a 'declining share of the world's population' - even if their numbers are increasing in countries such as the United States, the United ...
Mapped: What the world's religious landscape will look like in 2050Telegraph.co.uk
Q/A: How we projected the future of world religionsPew Research Center
Interactive: Map of how the world's religious populations will look in 2050New Zealand Herald
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Asheville area religion-related events, services - Asheville Citizen-Times

Google Religion - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:27

Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville area religion-related events, services
Asheville Citizen-Times
Share your events at CITIZEN-TIMES.com/events at least two weeks in advance of publication. Special Services. "ARE SIN, DISEASE, AND DEATH REAL?": April 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., First Church of Christ, Scientist, 64 N. French Broad Ave., Asheville.

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Man sues firm for allegedly ridiculing his 'stupid' religion - New York Post

Google Religion - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 02:16

New York Post

Man sues firm for allegedly ridiculing his 'stupid' religion
New York Post
A Catholic financial-industry recruiter is suing his boss for allegedly ridiculing his religion, including calling the Immaculate Conception “stupid.” Former Rainmaker Associates employee Joseph Modica says the firm's founder, Steven Rosen, also made ...

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Gimme that ol' time religion - Hutchinson News

Google Religion - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 01:08

Gimme that ol' time religion
Hutchinson News
As he constructed the Bill of Rights, James Madison's original proposal read, “The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of ...
Chinese Government Should Protect Religious Liberty to Promote Desire for ...Huffington Post

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Tzohar publishes new journal to discuss challenges of religion and state - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 23:06

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Tzohar publishes new journal to discuss challenges of religion and state
Jerusalem Post Israel News
The Tzohar Journal will include contributions from the organization's more than 1,000 member rabbis, some in English, and is being aimed at the national religious community to stimulate discussion of issues such as the Shmita sabbatical year, Jewish ...

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Pastor at Rand Paul Launch Says Obama Will Reveal His “Real Religion” When ... - Slate Magazine (blog)

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 22:19

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Pastor at Rand Paul Launch Says Obama Will Reveal His “Real Religion” When ...
Slate Magazine (blog)
Speaking to a couple of reporters, Stephenson got on the subject of the religious freedom debate and — after a bit of prodding from a radio interviewer — began musing about why he believed President Obama wasn't backing up conservative Christians.

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Indiana's Religion Bill Is Partially Fixed -- But There's More Work to Be Done - Huffington Post

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 21:09

Huffington Post

Indiana's Religion Bill Is Partially Fixed -- But There's More Work to Be Done
Huffington Post
The nation spent much of last week discussing Indiana's so-called "religious freedom" law, and everybody had an opinion. Apple's Tim Cook, Ashton Kutcher, MC Hammer and magician/comedian Penn Jillette offered widely reported thoughts, among others.
What everybody missed during the fight over religious freedom laws this yearWashington Post (blog)
What's The Matter With Indiana? Sadly, ReligionWBUR
Maine's 'religious freedom' bill is nearly identical to Indiana lawBangor Daily News
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Connecticut firefighter says he was harassed because of religion - FOX31 Denver

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 19:00

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Connecticut firefighter says he was harassed because of religion
FOX31 Denver
Ray Pouncey said his faith is extremely important to him, but said he was harassed because of his religion. He is a Jehova's Witness, and is also a firefighter and EMT in the town of Hamden, a job he has held for 18 years. He said for nearly his entire ...
Connecticut Firefighter Claims He Was Harassed Because of ReligionFireEngineering.com
Hamden firefighter suing claiming religious discriminationWTNH

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Reinhold Niebuhr's Writing On Religion And Politics: An Interview With ... - Huffington Post

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 18:37

Reinhold Niebuhr's Writing On Religion And Politics: An Interview With ...
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The Library of America has published Reinhold Niebuhr: Major Works on Religion and Politics, which gathers four of his books, along with writings on contemporary events from the 1920s to the 1960s, a selection of prayers, and sermons and lectures on ...

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Civil rights come before religious freedom for secular businesses - Spiked

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Spiked

Civil rights come before religious freedom for secular businesses
Spiked
Of course, supporters of religious-freedom laws, like the controversial (and recently amended) Indiana bill aimed at legally immunising businesses that discriminate against customers for religious reasons, do not, and would not, dare to claim a right ...
Religious freedom, voter fraud and the destruction of the American familyChicagoNow (blog)
The liberal betrayal of American liberalismThe Week Magazine

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Dismang: Process surrounding religion law not 'pretty' - Arkansas Online

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 16:43

Arkansas Online

Dismang: Process surrounding religion law not 'pretty'
Arkansas Online
Asa Hutchinson's desk before Hutchinson, who had expressed support for it, asked lawmakers to instead pass legislation that was more closely aligned with the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993.

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Race and religion split electorate as campaigns begin - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

Race and religion split electorate as campaigns begin
Los Angeles Times
As presidential hopefuls officially begin their campaigns, the two parties face each other with opposing coalitions clearly defined along lines of race, religion and culture. Nearly 90% of the Americans who identify or lean to the Republican party are ...

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Sex is the new religion - OneNewsNow

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OneNewsNow

Sex is the new religion
OneNewsNow
A determined and vocal minority from the religion of sex is bullying and cutting down traditionalists who need a law that would allow them to be left alone. This clash of orthodoxies has opposing values with moralists on both sides demanding their rights.

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Why we should worry when millennials don't take religion seriously - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 15:10

Why we should worry when millennials don't take religion seriously
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
So why am I worried this secularism leads to a misreading of religion? I teach comparative religion to millennials at a state university, and I have a nagging sense they do not take religion seriously. They think of religion as a consumer choice, like ...

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What You Need to Know About Religion on GOT - Vulture

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Vulture

What You Need to Know About Religion on GOT
Vulture
Religion has been a subtle force in Westeros (and Essos) on Game of Thrones so far. But as we enter season five, it's more than just a backdrop for weddings, funerals, and coronations. As Varys once presciently told Tyrion, a priest could have as much ...
'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Spoilers: What Is The Faith Of Seven And Why It's ...International Business Times AU

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Manitobans embrace religion - Winnipeg Free Press

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:48

Winnipeg Free Press

Manitobans embrace religion
Winnipeg Free Press
Just past the holiest days of the year for Christians, a new poll shows while more Canadians are rejecting religion, Manitobans are some of the most religious people in the country. The poll also shows Manitobans are just below the national average for ...

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What's The Matter With Indiana? Sadly, Religion - WBUR

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What's The Matter With Indiana? Sadly, Religion
WBUR
In Indiana's law allowing businesses to turn away customers they find objectionable on religious grounds, religion is not a lovely fig leaf concealing ugly malice. It is the root, the cause of the prejudice behind the law. Pictured: Opponents of ...
What everybody missed during the fight over religious freedom laws this yearWashington Post (blog)
Maine's 'religious freedom' bill is nearly identical to Indiana lawBangor Daily News
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Manitobans embrace religion - Winnipeg Free Press

Google Religion - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:01

Winnipeg Free Press

Manitobans embrace religion
Winnipeg Free Press
35 per cent of people born outside of Canada go to a religious service once a month or more, compared with 21 per cent of people born here. 33 per cent of people who reject religion believe God or a higher power exists, compared with 97 per cent of ...

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