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One Religion Isn't Enough For This Girl
I've lived in London all my life and am mesmerised by world religions. I love the beautiful deities of Hindu temples, the wonderful Lunga (community meal) served by the Sikhs to visitors to the Gurdwara, the gentle mindfulness of Buddhist monks and ...

Church Calendar
Carpenter's Chapel Church, Carpenter's Chapel Road, Mosheim, will have the Hedricks family singing Sunday, June 25 at 10 a.m. and the Donald Dean singers will sing at 6 p.m. Sonny Beaver is pastor. Centerview Missionary Baptist Church in Bybee will ...

Man charged with terrorism-related murder in London van attack
Britain's Prince Charles visits the tributes left at the scene of the Finsbury Mosque attack alongside Imam Mohammed Mahmoud on June 21, 2017. Mahmoud protected the attacker after the incident. Photo courtesy of Reuters/John Nguyen/Pool. LONDON ...

ON RELIGION: Bernie Sanders opens a new front in church-state wars
“I believe Jesus was a prophet of God, but not God himself,” said Royer, who works at the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. “I'd have to say that worshipping Jesus alongside God amounts to polytheism and is a rejection of the ...

Defining religion
I have heard, more than once in my life, “The world would be a much more peaceful place without religion, because most of the wars are over religion.” Guess what, I agree with that statement. The only bad side to that statement is that we would be ...

My visit to the land of teenagers
On the religious front, of the two dozen kids on our retreat, I asked, and only about half expressed any real familiarity with the Bible prior to the retreat. Some of the kids who admitted lack of familiarity had grown up in church, but apparently hadn ...

Cuba's Daymé Arocena found her religion through music | Public ...
Cuba's Daymé Arocena found her religion through music | Public ...

What the Six-Day War meant for Jews and Christians
Far less attention has been paid to the war's lasting effect upon Jewish religious thinking and belief. That influence cannot be understood without recounting the profound sense of dread that gripped both Israelis and Jews throughout the world in the ...

Shock and anger in Mosul after ISIS destroys historic mosque
The mosque's military and religious history embodies the spirit of Mosul, a conservative city that supplied the armed forces with officers since modern Iraq was created, about 100 years ago, and until the fall of Saddam Hussein after the 2003 U.S.-led ...

YDS religion-ecology scholar speaking at international rainforest conference
Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar in Religion and Ecology at Yale Divinity School, was a speaker at an international rainforest-protection conference hosted by the King of Norway this week. The meeting of religious and ...

Israel's survival lies in religion, not secularism
The headline in the Jewish Light is provocative: “Michael Steinhardt thinks American Jews need to stop focusing on religion” (Page 8, June 14). One quote is particularly revealing: “The modern state of Israel is the Jewish miracle of the 20th century ...

Yoga is beyond any religion, experts at UN say
UNITED NATIONS: Yoga is beyond any religion and its benefits transcend from helping achieve physical and emotional wellness to contributing to global sustainable development and peace, leading personalities said here on the occasion of the third ...

ISIS blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'
Islamic State fighters have destroyed many Muslim religious sites, churches and shrines, as well as ancient Assyrian and Roman-era sites in Iraq and in Syria. The group posted videos online in 2015 showing the destruction of artifacts in the Mosul ...