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Religious Literacy

RELIGIOUS LITERACY
Organized religion, it may be argued, has been the main, if not the sole civilizing influence our species has had.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
’Tis the season to spend time with family, exchange gifts, have a feast. But let’s also take a few moments to acknowledge our debt to Jesus Christ, whose birthday we are celebrating.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
In the midst of all the anger, hate, death and destruction in the world, Christmas reminds us that love and charity are the greatest gifts of all.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
We prosper in the presence of diversity. It is our understanding and appreciation of our differences that is the foundation of that prosperity.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
It is hard to be suspicious of something that has no mystery about it. It is difficult to hate from close-up.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
The church he saved has grown a thousandfold since that exodus. It now numbers 16 million worldwide.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
The story of the Jewish people is the ultimate allegory for perseverance. With origins almost as old as history itself, the Jews, through millennia of privation and persecution yet endured and prevailed.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
“I am not alone in this. I have brothers and sisters all around the world that are fasting with me. We hold our prayers and our meditations very sacred.“
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
All of these things signify an appreciation of what we now have, what we cherish and what we will never surrender or forget: freedom.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
By making room for the needs of the spirit, the 30 days of Ramadan help us realize and remember that we are all children of God.