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Civil Religion and US Foreign Policy: New at Reason
Never mind the First Amendment; the United States has an official religion after all. It's a civil religion, and the deity's role is to bestow blessings on the state. The "Supreme Architect," "the Almighty Being," "the Infinite Power," and "the Being ...

Religion briefs for May 27
Chaplain Joel Harder will be guest speaker at the annual God and Country worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W Britton Road. The church, led by the Rev. Randy Faulkner, gathers on the Sunday before Memorial Day ...

Leave religion out of it: LETTER
Lorrie Goldstein in the Toronto Sun wrote a column headlined 'Call it what it is, Islamic terrorism'. Papers in the United Kingdom, France, the United States and Canada are all calling the attack on in Manchester an act of Islamic terrorism. My stance ...

The travel ban has been particularly harsh on Shiite Muslims
The greatest effect the Muslim ban has is not on American Muslims who become targets of hate and suspicion — it's on all Americans and all of us who must navigate a nation further split along racial, ethnic and religious divides. These are the very ...

Why Religion Breeds Both Compassion and Hatred
President Donald Trump probably would not have been elected if not for the overwhelming support he enjoyed from evangelical Christians. This continues to puzzle and frustrate his opponents, who ask why they voted for a man whose campaign was largely ...

Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt
Authorities inspect the aftermath of an attack on buses and a truck carrying Coptic Christians in Minya Province, Egypt, on May 26, 2017. Screenshot from video. CAIRO (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in ...

Muslim student claims professor failed her over religion - NY Daily ...
Muslim student claims professor failed her over religion - NY Daily ...

If religion were true…
I said in a prior post that rote-learning was necessary when it came to religious instruction, because you could not derive the contents of the Bible (Qur'an, [insert religious text here]) from personal experience, though you could, if you tried hard ...

Why Trump's travel ban deserved another thumping
... First Amendment's Establishment Clause, which “yet stands as an untiring sentinel for the protection of one of our most cherished founding principles—that government shall not establish any religious orthodoxy, or favor or disfavor one religion ...

Review: Religion Tests Gender Politics in 'The Women's Balcony ...
Review: Religion Tests Gender Politics in 'The Women's Balcony ...

Lil Uzi Vert and Offset Are Bumping Heads Over Religion - BET.com
Let's face it: religion and personal faith has never been an easy topic, especially when dissenting opinions clash. And that's exactly what's happening between ...

Melania Trump Unveils Her Religion
First lady Melania Trump revealed that she is Catholic. The United Kingdom's Daily Mail broke the news. On Wednesday, Mrs. Trump traveled with her husband to the Vatican in Rome. “I was humbled by the honor. Blessings to all.” “Today's visit with His ...

Which Religion Is Right? Can Religion Really Save Me?
Today we see people looking for a savior in the form of religion. Many people flock to various religions thinking that they will give them peace of mind, stability, and long-lasting security. For some, they think religion will give them a good life ...