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Religious Literacy

RELIGIOUS LITERACY
As a child growing up in the Sixties, I heard plenty of chants that “God is dead.” I watched as people around me, wanting to change the world and their place in it, turned to drugs as a solution.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
A recently released report by the Pew Research Center showed that Americans are much more likely to be actively religious than their counterparts in other western nations and that the United States is unusual compared to other affluent countries in that many more Americans are actively religious.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
Philosophy is one of those topics that seems to belong in some ivy-covered building being discussed by men in vests who punctuate pronouncements by pointing with a pipe stem and woman in fine dresses holding tea cups with their pinky fingers aloft.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
The Roman Empire was the largest and most powerful empire this planet had ever seen… And all through the remains of this great civilization, one sees evidence that people of different religions lived together in harmony.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
Millions of people across the world, including myself, followed this saga as it unfolded with bated breath.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
Everyone knows the heart pumps blood in the human body, circulating it throughout the system over and over. Right? In the 2nd century, however, Galen,—a noted philosopher, physician, and surgeon in the Roman Empire, believed the liver was the source point of blood, being created by eating food.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
I’ll end with my hope that the people of Indonesia will find an inclusive and fair way to treat all of its rich religious traditions and thereby set a new and positive example for other countries grappling with similar problems.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
The composition of a society is rooted in the purposes of its individuals. Intertwined, those purposes fuel the dynamic evolution of a culture. They comprise its life-force; establishing, and then reflecting, its mores, values and goals.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
And the war between universes—the spiritual and the physical—continues. So many people are looking for the answer. Well, I am here to tell you that the answers have actually already been found.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
“Life is short—live it up.” This seems to be the mantra I hear more and more every day. Now, I’m all about fun. I think things should be fun. I think everyone should have some, I really do. But, there’s more to life than that.