The folks over at the National Post just prepared this great infographic mapping the world's religions and where their followers are.
The golden plates would be made of an alloy of copper and gold. 100% gold would be too heavy and too soft to engrave. Alloys of copper and gold called Tumbaga were commonly used by the Inca and most likely represent the material used for the golden p
Although the charges against Jesus of Nazareth were trumped up, the Romans decided to err on the safe side by going to the “dark side.” They applied enhanced torture techniques with the ultimate hanging.
From Kalispell, MT, will be livestreamed on this page every Sunday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. MST. Please join us this Sunday, April 1, 2012, as Dr. Baldwin’s relevant and trenchant message from the Flathead Valley of Montana is livestreame
“Whatsoever you do for the least of My people, that you do unto Me.” --Matthew 25:40
Some share of freedom and its blessings in society from a strong standpoint recognizing the spiritual foundation. The aware are passionate educators about political/societal freedom, but even they succumb to anxiety and worry in their personal lives.
Why is Good Friday good? Nothing good about the torturous execution of a man two thousand years ago. But it was good because it was God's way to make peace and seek a relationship with us even though we sinned and rebelled against Him!
NEW YORK—Jehovah’s Witnesses are out in force inviting all to attend the annual commemoration of the death of Jesus Christ. This year’s event will be observed by congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide on Thursday, April 5, 2012, after sundown
Recent research finds a correlation between years of meditation and brain cortex folding. (Jeff Nenarella/The Epoch Times) A new study from the University of California–Los Angeles found that long-term meditators have more gyrification, or folding,
After the Pleistocene Nonconformity it was necessary to allow the ice to melt out and the climate to largely stabilize and this took at least two to three thousand years. I presume hunting bands operated during this waiting period but likely at a mu
At least 943 Pakistani women and girls were murdered last year for allegedly defaming their family’s honor. Highlight the growing scale of violence suffered by many women in conservative Muslim Pakistan, where they are frequently treated as second-cl
At least 10 teenage boys or young men under the age of 21 were surgically castrated "to get rid of homosexuality" while in the care of the Dutch Roman Catholic Church in the 1950s.
One by one the victims stood and described their alleged molesters: the Torah teacher, the rabbi, the ice cream truck driver, the man at the mikvah. That meeting, held nearly six years ago in a small room in a synagogue in Pikesville, just outsid
Pope Shenouda III, the patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church who led Egypt’s Christian minority for 40 years during a time of increasing tensions with Muslims, died March 17 at his residence in St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo. He was
Televangelist and founder of the Christian Coalition Pat Robertson, with whom I have major theological, philosophical, and political differences, recently said something that even I must acknowledge was important, truthful, and courageous.
Sixty-year-old Seema Bibi went from being a Christian to a Muslim, and back, in six months – but fellow villagers did not take kindly to this change of heart, and religion.
First, a necessary prefatory remark: I have 18 years of Catholic education, my working-class parents had 12 years of Catholic education, and my son attended parochial schools before going to a public university.
Many Christian pastors and leaders today are erroneously reviving the divine-right-of-kings argument used in the Dark Ages, which created some of the most horrific human affairs in history.
This weekend, the long lines, huge crowds and jersey-clad sports fans in Las Vegas were jockeying for a chance to get into church.
The underlying hope of the West is that advancing economic development will counter these tendencies over time. The problem of course is to actually get these societies to fully engage in the modernization process and much of what I see is generally
In an ancient tomb located below a modern condominium building in Jerusalem, archaeologists have found ossuaries — bone boxes for the dead — bearing engravings that could represent the earliest archaeological evidence of Christians ever found.
For 17 years Debbie Cook ran the church's spiritual mecca, the so-called Flag Base in Clearwater, Florida, where she ultimately rose to the title of captain. But Cook testified this month that beginning in 2005...
A secret Bible in which Jesus is believed to predict the coming of the Prophet Muhammad to Earth has sparked serious interest from the Vatican.
A suicide car bomber has struck at the gates of Jalalabad airport in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, killing nine people in an attack insurgents said was revenge for U.S. troops burning Qurans
Lena Fokina can be seen flipping a baby over her head in her bizarre 'baby yoga' routine which has been banned from a number of websites for fear that it glorifies child abuse.
A suicide bomber smashed his explosives-laden car through the gates of a packed church during Sunday service in Jos, central Nigeria, killing three people and injuring dozens, church leaders said.
"After the Tribulation," due out in late 2012 is being produced by Framing the World Productions, the makers of "The Great Culling." Director Paul Wittenberger also directed "What in the World are They Spraying?" Pastor Steven L Anderson, th
Sources say it will be respectful of religious beliefs but will not back off from that goal, which many religious leaders oppose since birth control is in violation of their religious beliefs.
One of the most influential evangelical leaders in the United States says Christians should go to jail rather than comply with the Obama administration’s mandate to provide all contraception, including abortion-inducing drugs, in their health care pl
In an interview this week with Connecticut Magazine, Cardinal Edward Egan, withdrew his 2002 apology for the Church’s handling of the sex-abuse scandal, which was once read in all New York parishes. A decade after that letter, the former archbisho