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Washington rabbi pleads guilty to voyeurism charges
Washington rabbi pleads guilty to voyeurism charges Ian Simpson, Reuters First posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 04:00 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Mar 3rd, 2015 by gopher last post
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Same-Sex Interfaith Couples Face Roadblock to Marriage in Judaism
When Julia Spiegelman and Erina Donnelly, two teachers who met as undergraduates at Bryn Mawr, became engaged, they were looking forward to planning a wedding that included elements from both of their religions. Ms. Spiegelman grew up attending a... (by tay)
Mar 3rd, 2015 by Cannuck last post
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‘Meet a Muslim Family’ campaign launched Sunday
Meet a Muslim Family campaign launched Sunday March 1, 2015 CityNews reporter Anna Vlachos meets with two families taking part in the national campaign. Meet a Muslim Family campaign launched Sunday | CityNews (by spaminator)
Jan 24th, 2015 by bluebyrd35 last post
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The Original Sin POPULAR!
Can someone explain me the notion of Original Sin? I simply don't understand it. This question is primarily focused on the Christian notion of original sin. But any type of opinion and contribution is welcome, be it from a atheist, Christian or any... (by s_lone)
Jan 1st, 2015 by damngrumpy last post
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Orthodox Jewish men keep delaying flights by refusing to sit next to women
A flight from New York to Tel Aviv was delayed by half an hour last week after a group of male ultra-Orthodox Jewish passengers refused to sit next to women, the third such incident in recent months. The cabin crew on the Delta flight out of John F.... (by tay)
Dec 22nd, 2014 by Sal last post
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Pope Wimps Out On Dalai Lama meeting in Rome
Dalai Lama, who is visiting Rome, had requested a meeting. A Vatican spokesman said that although the Pope held him "in very high regard", the request had been declined "for obvious reasons". Correspondents say the Vatican does not want to... (by tay)
Dec 7th, 2014 by kowalskil last post
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Theeology and science
Those interested in serious debates about God are invited to read my set of 16 essays, entitled: "Reflections on Theology and Science." The set exists in two forms: 1) A webpage:< > 2) A... (by kowalskil)
Nov 19th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Investigation finds 10 more dead children of faith healers
“Difference of opinions, difference of religion, different ideas - we follow the word for what it is, what the bible says,” said Mark Jerome, who attends the Followers of Christ Church in Marsing, Idaho. The same last names appear over and... (by tay)
Nov 19th, 2014 by taxslave last post
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His plan was inspired by God, but he's not asking for money
What a difference between the money grubbers and someone who truly wants to help............... A NFL player has left behind his $37 million contract in order to do something he has never done before: become a North Carolina farmer. (by tay)
Nov 15th, 2014 by grainfedpraiboy last post
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When nothing else works, count on Satanists to settle the matter!"
After Satanists Plan to Give Away Coloring Books, School Board Considers Banning Religious Distributions Altogether: "Its like the nuclear option of church/state separation cases. When nothing else works, count on Satanists to settle the matter!" ... (by tay)
Oct 12th, 2014 by Ludlow last post
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Prayer thread.
Please share prayers you like here. (by Machjo)
Oct 7th, 2014 by JLM last post
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What do you pray for?
What do you pray for? This thread is for those that have religious beliefs - From Christianity - to First Nations - Muslims -and the whole enchilada of differing Religions we have on this planet - to those that believe in no specific religion but... (by Goober)
Oct 7th, 2014 by Ludlow last post
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Why are Atheists so intolerant of Theists.....
Most especially of Christians....... What is Intolerance? What is Tolerance? What Does it Mean to be Intolerant? Many Christians Have a Double Standard in their Demands for More Tolerance ...... while giving other religions a pass especially... (by DaSleeper)
Sep 29th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Evangelical megachurch begins closing branches after pastor calls women
This is not your ordinary bad press. In fact, this isnt even just heathens like me being unfamiliar with the Traditional Christian Ways of the especially holy. This is a dude who told a congregant to apologize to her abusive husband for failing to bend... (by tay)
Sep 24th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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I won't be splish - splashing on the beaches of Ghana
Anomabo residents defecate along beaches to pacify gods About 70 yards from the landing beach, there is a modern 10-seater water closet facility constructed for the fisher folk by the Mfantsiman Municipal Assembly. But they are not interested.... (by tay)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Ludlow last post
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God's commandments are ...
Who is the author of Mitzvah ? asked Rabbi Herman E Schaalman, in (1). According to some people, he wrote, "the authority of the 'commandment' resides in the people;" they claim that mitzvot are the customs created by our sages. Such an answer would be... (by kowalskil)
Aug 14th, 2014 by MHz last post
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religious quotes on Unity.
I've decided to create a thread including quotes on the topic of unity. I'll start: The Great Being, wishing to reveal the prerequisites of the peace and tranquillity of the world and the advancement of its peoples, hath written: The time must... (by Machjo)
Jul 26th, 2014 by gopher last post
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Wisdom of Solomon ignored by Christians Today? POPULAR!
from Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary on Proverbs 23 Proverbs 23:30 They that tarry long at the wine; they that go Be not ruled by senses, but by reason and religion. Covet not that which pleases the eye, in hopes that it will please the... (by bluedog)
Sep 21st, 2013 by Spade last post
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Agnostics and Athiests...is there a more believeable religion in the world? POPULAR!
Just sitting here at work late at night, reading some Bill Maher material and it got me wondering.....if you were an agnostic or an athiest (or even if you were religious, but had to come to an unbiased opinion regarding religion) is there a religion in... (by Fingertrouble)
Jul 24th, 2013 by damngrumpy last post
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Study indicates larger g a p between Americans and religions
Religious affiliation in the United States is at its lowest point since it began to be tracked in the 1930s, according to analysis of newly released survey data by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and Duke University. Last year,... (by L Gilbert)
Dec 7th, 2011 by Corduroy last post
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A repeating glitch in the matrix of reality? Have any of you experienced this yet or ever? Your thoughts are welcome. (by levanty)
Nov 18th, 2011 by petros last post
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Watch Robert Spencer debate Jihadists LIVE
At 4pm pacific time you can watch the live debate between good-guy Robert Spencer and Jihadists Anjem Choudary and Abu Izzadeen. You can watch the live debate here by clicking on "Watch Now". (by In Between Man)
Nov 1st, 2011 by ironsides last post
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Ya, it's time to be honest about Islam... POPULAR!
It's time to take the gloves off people. Let's be honest here. When I discuss Natives, I'm open and honest about the fact that we are our own worst enemies, on many issues. I've never blamed "Whitie" for our failures. When it comes to Christians, they... (by CDNBear)
Oct 9th, 2011 by EagleSmack last post
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Real American or American Reel?
He was sitting on a stool at a bar barely not drooling into his drink. Something about the way it looked like he was trying to make his eyes think made me curious, so I sat one stool away and waited for the moment to butt into his head and ask... (by Omicron)
Sep 30th, 2011 by bluebyrd35 last post
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Do not use emotional slogans in spiritual path….
Do not use emotional slogans in spiritual path. An atheist should not become a theist just for food, money, the job offered by you or the professional education offered by you to get a job. Such conversion is not real and permanent. Do not kindle... (by dattaswami)
Jul 24th, 2011 by gerryh last post
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Sin can be canceled only by reformation of the soul
First of all one would have to determine what sin is. After all what one person considers sinful, someone else does not. We live in a secular society so religion can't be the yard stick for everyone, so how do you measure sin. In hour society we... (by damngrumpy)
Jul 24th, 2011 by dattaswami last post
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The line of action of unimaginable GOD
The line of action of unimaginable GOD The Veda says that God is unimaginable and is beyond words, mind, intelligence and logic (Yato vacho, Manasasah, Yobuddheh Parataha, Atarkyah). The Veda also says that the only information about the God is... (by dattaswami)
Jun 2nd, 2011 by darkbeaver last post
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This proves the mountains are not from the earth POPULAR!
I said in a previous thread that most of the mountains are not from Earth in origin; and that most of the mountains came to our earth from the outer space as portions of some destroyed past planets. In the National Geographic tv channel, I saw that... (by eanassir)
Jan 26th, 2011 by pathros last post
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Sensory Deprivation Meditation
Sensory Deprivation - A Pragmatic Approach In the photo is me, taken 22. March 2010 in my room. I wear a velour Tuareg Tagelmust, a white cotton balaclava and 3M Foldable Valved Respirator... (by giacomo)
Jan 22nd, 2011 by JLM last post
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Peaceful coexistence between scientists and theologians
I would very much like to know what people on this website think about peaceful coexistence between those who study our material world (scientists) and those who study our spiritual world (theologians). My attempt to write an essay on that subject failed,... (by kowalskil)
Nov 30th, 2010 by diamond lady last post
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Hajj: The journey of a lifetime
Salaam (peace) Today is the first day of Hajj, 2, 5 million Muslims gather to perform the rituals of hajj The Hajj, or the pilgrimage to Mecca, is the fifth of the five pillars of Islam. (Other pillars are declaring ones faith, prayers,... (by diamond lady)
Oct 25th, 2010 by RonPrice last post
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THE FRONTIER: Baha'i Faith--A Retrospective
In 1893 the American Historical Association held its annual meeting in conjunction with the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. As the site of both Frederick Jackson Turners legendary speech, The Significance of the Frontier in American History, and the... (by RonPrice)
Sep 5th, 2010 by eanassir last post
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Ramadan
Ramadan is a special month of the year for over one billion Muslims throughout the world. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God, and self-control. Muslims think of it as a kind of tune-up for their spiritual lives. During Ramadan,... (by diamond lady)
Aug 17th, 2010 by CDNBear last post
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Side-Track Posts re: Moslems, Stonings, Intolerance, ect...
Is that why the most deadly thing to a Muslim, is another Muslim? (by CDNBear)
Aug 1st, 2010 by Goober last post
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Breastfeeding Fatwa: Saudi Clerics Advocate Adult Breast-Feeding
Well, the Islamic clerics are at it again, issuing fatwas right and left. Women in Saudi Arabia should give their breast milk to male colleagues and acquaintances in order to avoid breaking strict Islamic law forbidding mixing between the sexes, two... (by SirJosephPorter)
Jun 8th, 2010 by Dexter Sinister last post
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Idealism of Faith
Simple as you get, coving the facts that matter. What is your faith? This is here so we can decide what to think about what is being said, since I have no relation to any of you. AKA where your coming from when you try to make a valid opinion. ... (by ThomasJoseph)
May 17th, 2010 by Spade last post
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Is the Mormon faith predominantly racist?. POPULAR!
If I ask a Mormon about black people and their origins, is the Mormon faith truly except them?. Are their views like the KKK's.? "They are generous, loving, pleasant, disciplined, and god-fearing", but how many serial killers were deemed to be similar by... (by Socrates the Greek)
Apr 26th, 2010 by RonPrice last post
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American and bahai epic history: Personal Context and Commentary: Part 1
FRAMEWORK FOR MY LITERARY WORK AS EPIC8-) The number of long epic poems written the world over is increasing. World history and the history of its many nation states is characterized by epochal statements and epics of various kinds. The Declaration of... (by RonPrice)
Mar 24th, 2010 by SirJosephPorter last post
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Are we all Hindus now?
There is a very interesting article by Lisa Miller in The Newsweek about religion in USA. America is not a Christian nation. We are, it is true, a nation founded by Christians, and according to a 2008 survey, 76 percent of us continue to identify... (by SirJosephPorter)
Mar 24th, 2010 by giacomo last post
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If you could have chosen your religion ? POPULAR!
When you were born, if you had been given the choice, do you think it would have been preferable to chose you religion or have it assigned to you as it probably was. We are all born to parents of a certain faith and therefore all fall within a certain... (by Francis2004)
Mar 5th, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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Religious want a voice in science classes again
... and try to excuse their views by calling it "critical thinking". Hilarious.Darwin Foes Add Warming to Targets - NYTimes.com (by AnnaG)
Jan 29th, 2010 by Spade last post
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"Holy Episcopalian, Batman! Are you a lapsed Catholic?" - Robin
The religion of Batman, Bruce Wayne This really shakes my faith in Bruce Wayne! (by Spade)
Nov 28th, 2009 by talloola last post
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What would you say to your father if you could?
I'm soooo sorry Dad, our problems then... never gave us time or the inclination to stop and say "I love you". If I had it all to do over, but then I wouldn't be here and you wouldn't be resting in the arms of God. (by bluedog)