On today's show we will be discussing conspiracy theories from 911 to space aliens as well as religion and science with Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine.
In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis wrote a long, open letter to the founder of La Republica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences.
A Florida pastor has been arrested before he could set fire to almost 3,000 Qurans.
Hashem Saleh, an Arab intellectual of Syrian origin who currently resides in Morocco, wrote in his August 10, 2013 column in the London-based daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat that in order to extricate itself from crises, backwardness and internecine warfare,
It is going to get bad when public officials demand that religious groups obey oppressive federal laws or go out of business....
In a culture of the oppression and abuse of women, Sushmita Banerjee stood out. An Indian married to an Afghan businessman, Banerjee wrote of the rule of the Taliban and her effort to flee the medieval Islamic rules placed on women.
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“With Congress set to debate taking military action in Syria, the Arab American Association of New York is telling its community to expect increased surveillance of Syrian-Americans and Muslims. … An AP report further outlined the NYPD’s
At the end of his first visit to the Ashram, Brunton was sitting quietly while the sage was meditating. He felt a sense of awe building up inside him, as a powerful force started to fill the room, emanating from Ramana. Ramana opened his eyes and gaz
Why is the Obama administration so determined to have the U.S. military help al-Qaeda win the civil war in Syria?
Our consciousness is our share in the universal consciousness. Spiritualism is our attempt to improve sharing in the universal consciousness to which we are largely blinded. Out of Eden means we have been deliberately cut off some 45000 years ago
According to the agency, Benedict told his visitor, who asked to remain anonymous, that God did not speak to him in a vision but in what the former pope called "a mystical experience". According to Italian media, Benedict's decision to step dow
Okay, I've heard so many times that a person can't be libertarian and Christian at the same time. Well I'm going to make a case to prove those people wrong.
MailOnline can today reveal the first close-up pictures of the Church of Scientology's 'alien space cathedral' built in a remote part of the New Mexico desert.
A judge in the US has ordered a baby's first name to be changed from Messiah to Martin, arguing that the only true messiah is Jesus Christ, reports say.
The seeds of the IRS targeting of conservative groups were planted by Eric Holder in 2001 when he convinced incoming Attorney General John Ashcroft to seize the building of a conservative megachurch ...
This particular item, found in a stone chest, was uncovered in the ruins of Balatlar Church in Sinop, Turkey. The container, found at the house of worship that was constructed in A.D. 660, is described as housing “a piece of a cross.”
Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday, saying he wouldn’t judge priests for their sexual orientation.... "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?" Francis asked. His predecessor, Pope Benedict XV
When Bergoglio became Pope, and decided to remain in the Domus Santa Marta, he turned to Ricca, with whom he often took his meals at the great central table in the dining room, to help him in his work of cleaning up and reforming the Roman Curia, one
Supporters and opponents of the Next Generation Science Standards sparred during hearings in Kentucky last week, as critics took issue with the standards’ teaching of evolution and climate change.
The rationalist answers this query by proclaiming that since we are nothing more than a collection of cells and our brains simply tissue encased within a mantle of bone, nothing can happen to us when we die. The essence, personality, mind – soul – or
He is already considered a saint by millions of his countrymen in Poland, having supported their bid for freedom on the world stage for 11 years before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
At some point, one has to wonder why America’s churches are the largest block of irrelevant, impotent, and insignificant institutions in the entire country. And make no mistake about it: when it comes to influencing societal conditions, culture, and
Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, listened from the witness stand ...
"In Argentina, they probably knew not to arrange social events like concerts for him because he probably wouldn't go," said the source, who spoke anonymously because he is not authorized to discuss the issue.
It was the pulpit as much as the politician and soldier that birthed this great country. Without the Black Regiment--the mostly Protestant pulpits of colonial America--there would never have been a Lexington Green, Concord Bridge, or Bunker Hill.
Hagee’s pro-war fanaticism is so extreme one must wonder how much he is being paid by the Israeli lobby. My guess is it’s a bunch.
John Hagee, and many other evangelical preachers, constantly beat the war drums. Without ceasing, they encourage America’s political leaders to wage non-stop wars of aggression--especially in the Middle East.
A 43-year-old Mexican father of two, who claims to be possessed by demons — and whom Pope Francis prayed over earlier this month in a public exorcism — insists that he still has demons inside him.