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When travelling in Europe it is impossible not to consider the plethora of churches that dominate most cities, towns, and villages. Many are interesting for one reason or another and often they evoke emotions of one sort or another. These … Continue reading
There is now an updated version called Heaven and Hell. To play Heaven & Hell, you will need: • The Heaven & Hell Game Board (Supplied) • Game counters or tiddlywinks (one for each player) • Dice (There might be … Continue reading
I have no interest or intention of watching The History Channel’s show The Bible. From the pictures, it tells the tale of European Semites. However, some comments by John M. Buchanan in The Christian Century reveal a lot about the … Continue reading
And what is celebrated? Murder most foul.
He would use his power like this:
Prayer kills. Or more exactly, prayer to the exclusion of useful assistance kills. Prayer doesn’t heal; it doesn’t help people in hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, or wars either. Prayer may make you feel better about doing nothing, but that is … Continue reading
The Super Bowl is one of sport’s and television events of the year. According to the Public Religion Research Institute, nearly ⅔ of Americans are likely or somewhat likely to watch the game this year. That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone. … Continue reading
Jesus and Mo have theirs mapped out.
Scientology is listed as a religion in many parts of the world, but condemned as a fraudulent organization in others such as France, Germany, Belgium and Britain. Last year, a French court convicted the group of fraud for talking its … Continue reading
Although religion does hold considerable sway in Canadian culture and politics, it is nothing close to what the US experiences. The further into religious never-never land the politicians go, the more successful they seem to be.