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Megachurch pastor John Hagee wants atheists to leave America and Congress to ban witchcraft and satanism from military

Megachurch pastor John Hagee wants atheists to leave America and Congress to ban witchcraft and satanism from military

Texas megachurch pastor John Hagee wants atheists to get on planes and get out of America … and alternative religions booted out of the military. By way of background, Hagee is a controversial pastor known for his Christian Zionism.  He ...

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Faith leaders denounce New York City Police Department's profiling of Muslim community

Faith leaders denounce New York City Police Department's profiling of Muslim community

A diverse coalition of faith leaders gathered this week to denounce what they see as the profiling of the Muslim community by the New York City Police Department — a practice first revealed last year when the Associated Press reported ...

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Romania welcomes spring with ancient practice of exchanging good luck charms

Romania welcomes spring with ancient practice of exchanging good luck charms

The Japanese welcome each spring with picnics under cherry blossom. In Romania and Bulgaria, it is greeted with the exchange of a little amulet with red and white strings, a rural tradition that has become an urban fashion. Given as ...

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As if the fictional "war on Christmas" and "war on Halloween and Easter" wasn't enough: Fox Nation declares there is a "War on Thanksgiving"

As if the fictional "war on Christmas" and "war on Halloween and Easter" wasn't enough: Fox Nation declares there is a "War on Thanksgiving"

According to FoxNation, the New York Times is waging "war" on Thanksgiving, because of an article that criticizes the annual Presidential pardoning of the Thanksgiving turkey, as part of the wider discussion on the ethics of the practice of pardoning ...

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Buddhist meditators use different brain centers for processing information involving rational decision says new cognitive neuroscience study

Buddhist meditators use different brain centers for processing information involving rational decision says new cognitive neuroscience study

A new study looking to explore alternative mechanisms for managing emotions than the ones already familiar to cognitive neuroscience had found that the responses of the human brain while playing a fairness game is much different between people who practice ...

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Trial of FLDS cult Leader Warren Jeffs begins on Monday

Trial of FLDS cult Leader Warren Jeffs begins on Monday

The Texas trial of Warren Jeffs, polygamist leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will begin 9.00 A.M. on Monday after delays by Warren Jeffs. Jeffs constantly changed lawyers, a move prosecutors claim to be tactics ...

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U.S. Hindus unhappy with American pop culture yoga

About 16 million Americans practice yoga, spending about $6 billion on lessons. Yoga studios have become almost as commonplace as pizza parlors. About 2 million Hindus live in the United States. Devout Hindus in California are unhappy with the way ...

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Wherever You Go, There You Are – ROUGH CUT

Wherever You Go There You Are ROUGH CUT In his follow-up to Full Catastrophe Living–a book in which he presented basic meditation techniques as a way of reducing stress and healing from illness–here Jon Kabat-Zinn goes much more deeply into ...

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To Have or To Be

To Have or to Be User Ratings and Reviews 5 Stars A very insightful book This is a book of wisdom which helps you to recognize the mode of our existence that makes us passive and even destructive. I like ...

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The Accidental Santera, A Novel

The Accidental Santera A Novel A one-of-a-kind novel that plunges readers into the secrets of Afro-Cuban Santeria—a world of fascinating beauty, pulsating rhythms, and great mystery. Gabrielle Segovia, Ph.D., is struggling to build a career as a Latina scientist, cope ...

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It's The National Day of Reason!

Tired of hearing about all of the "National Day of Prayer" nonsense? Support the National Day of Reason. The National Day of Reason is to be held Thursday May 6, 2010 with celebrations across the United States. The National Day ...

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Grounded in the Gospel – Building Believers the Old Fashioned Way

Grounded in the Gospel Building Believers the Old Fashioned Way Historically, the church's ministry of grounding new believers in the essentials of the faith has been known as catechesis–systematic instruction in faith foundations, including what we believe, how we pray ...

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Inter-Family Marriages Strong in Middle East, Creating Problems

Marriage between relatives is seen as distasteful within some cultures, but it has been a common feature in many others for thousands of years. The practice is particularly strong in tribal areas and in situations where families want to keep ...

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