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Discussion of the 2020 presidential election is already heating up. A host of Democratic senators, representatives, mayors and governors have all thrown their hats in the ring. The official nomination will likely not be decided until summer of 2020, but …Read More

Which theory explains the existence of life and all its incredible forms, Darwin’s theory of evolution by virtue of natural selection or religiously centered creationism caused and controlled by God? In most debates, those are the only answers offered. Either …Read More

What percentage of people in the United States claim to have no religion? If you guessed the number is small but vocal, think again. According to the 2018 General Social Survey, a biennial project run by the National Opinion Research …Read More

Pew Research Center recently released the results of a survey investigating the differences between how much various religious groups approved of Donald Trump’s presidency and how he has handled holding the highest office in the land. According to the survey, …Read More

Militant atheists and religious zealots alike have long peddled the idea that science and religion are incompatible. Prizewinning theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser, however, takes intense issue with that statement. In fact, he recently won the annual Templeton Prize for his …Read More

The attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand have captured headlines around the world. The gunmen attacked Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Central Christchurch, the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda …Read More

Kodaiji Temple in Japan has a new addition. It is not a new statue or an ancient artifact on display. Instead, it is a robot priestess that recently gave its first speech. The humanoid robot is named Mindar and is …Read More

Lent is here, and once again Christians around the world will dedicate themselves to removing a vice or bad habit from their lives for 40 days. Some states, however, are likely to have an easier time at this than others. …Read More

President Donald Trump’s faith has been a subject of curiosity and, like everything associated with the president, controversy for several years. Some people claim that Trump is a devoted though new Christian. Dr. James Dobson, for example, claimed that Trump …Read More

The roster of Olympic sports might be expanding with a very unusual addition. During the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, classic sports such as swimming, track and field, gymnastics and basketball might be joined by the likes of surfing, sport climbing, …Read More