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Religious Literacy

RELIGIOUS LITERACY
Guests of many religions were in attendance. We had Jewish relatives from my side, Catholics from my husband's side, Christians from the groom’s side, and of course, Scientologist friends in abundance.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
And the more I studied religions, the more I saw the common thread. They all believed that you are more than your body and that you do not end when it does.
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The theory of evolution postulates that the many different forms of life all descended from a common ancestor, with the many and diverse genetic detours caused by natural selection, mutation, and other factors.
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And at the end of the concert, she smiled. Women had shivered, men had wept. Reverend James Cleveland, who had brought her to that Church to sing with that choir—his choir—was so moved that he had to stop. He was so embraced, he had to sit down. He sobbed into a napkin.
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Are science and spirituality mutually exclusive? Alan Lightman, a physicist who has researched black holes, stellar dynamics and relativistic gravitation theory, no longer thinks so . He went to Cambodia on a foreign aid mission to help the people of a small village build up their infrastructure.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
Artists bring their own special energy to that endeavor and deserve support and encouragement and validation. Here’s to the music makers and the dreamers of dreams, to anyone brave enough to share their creations with the world.
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After I’d been working there for a few days, the CEO called me into his office and said “You know, I really admired the way you were honest with me about your beliefs. You took a risk, and that takes guts. We need people who aren’t afraid to take risks around here.”
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Tolerance of one’s fellow man, including his race, his nationality and his creed, is an essential part of everyday life.
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Faith is real. Faith is attainable. Faith can be learned and applied to create a richer life for one and all.
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While I certainly didn’t have anything against the Catholics, I really didn’t know much about the religion.