Throughout the ages, people have claimed to have experienced angelic visitations, some of which resulted in miracles. Whether called angels or spirit guides, these supernatural beings are interested in humankind's affairs and involve themselves with individuals or groups. There are ...Read More »
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This Week's Poll: Does the health insurance mandate for free contraceptives violate religious freedom?
When religious institutions (not churches) such as hospitals and schools were required to provide free contraceptives in their health care plans, the Catholic Church and a number of fundamentalist Christian groups objected, saying that they should not be forced to ...Read More »
A study published by C. Brack and X. Zhang titled Right and Left Hemispheric Biases in Political and Religious Tendencies indicates that very religious and politically conservative people tend to have a statistically significant left hemispheric bias while people who ...Read More »
Anti-abortion activist Randall Terry is running for president. His colleagues, Angela Michael and David Lewis, are running for congress. These candidates are all running as Democrats, and none of them think that they will actually win in November. They are ...Read More »
In his speech after the Florida presidential primary, Newt Gingrich complained that the Obama administration has "declared a war on religion." Do you agree with Gingrich? The poll will remain open until 10:00 AM Pacific on Sunday, February 5. Although ...Read More »
Last week, we reported on a Lifeway Research survey that revealed that the majority of evangelical pastors in America believe in creationism, as told in the bible, but that they were divided about how old the earth was. Fundamentalists like ...Read More »
Morality can be relative or absolute, and exactly what is or is not moral is something that the religious and non-religious often disagree on. In 2007, the Culture and Media Institute claimed that "Reversing America’s moral decline will require a ...Read More »
During the GOP presidential debates, we have been hearing from various candidates about how they'd reinstate "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in the military and work on a federal constitutional amendment that would ban same sex marriages. For many Christians, sexual ...Read More »
In our poll this week, we ask what is more beneficial to society — religion or science. The poll will be open until 5 AM Pacific time on Sunday, January 8. It takes only a second to vote, and your ...Read More »
Whether it's Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa, December's holidays include travel, festivities and gift giving and are a big component of Western culture this time of year. Do the festivities force you to spend money that you cannot afford to spend ...Read More »
This week's poll: Does it bother you when someone says 'Happy Holidays' during the Christmas season?
It's that time of year again, when the alleged "War on Christmas" is in high gear. Groups like the American Family Association boycott companies that do not use the word "Christmas" in their retail ads and displays; Fox News complains ...Read More »
This week's guest on the God Discussion show is Ricky Roehr, Bishop Guide, leader for the North America Raelian Movement. The Raelians believe that all life forms on earth, including human life forms, were designed by scientists from another planet. ...Read More »
For the past couple of days, our Internet and phone lines were down, killed by someone who inadvertently sliced a cable serving several cities and towns. No incoming or outgoing calls could be made, emails screeched to a halt and ...Read More »