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The count of Edward Holzhauer's appearances in front of the Indio City Council is in the double digits. The Palm Desert resident has a bone to pick with Indio Mayor Mike Wilson, and after attacking the conservative mayor for his stance on sanctuary cities, he has now taken up a new issue: Invocation
Lectures on Eastern Religion
Lectures on Vedanta, Yoga, and Spirituality are held every week at the Vedanta Society of Northern California. All lectures are free, require no previous knowledge, and are open to all. This week: Ongoing Lecture Series: Patanjali's Yoga SutrasEvery Friday at 7:30 PM. Swami Tattwamayananda delivers
Religion and spirituality events: 2/21
Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly, cost less than $25 per person and take place in Cecil County as well as adjoining areas within a 20-minute drive. Please submit the event title, time, address to email@example.com. Once approved by an
Religion to be optional at second level
The directive, by Education Minister Richard Bruton, will effectively make religion an optional subject in more than 300 multi-denominational second-level schools. They include more than 80 community schools where the local education and training board are co-trustees with a religious patron, usuall
Religion shouldn't be reduced to nothing but symbolism. Here's why
February 20, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) - For some time it has been fashionable, especially in academic circles, to maintain that religious doctrines and rituals may ultimately be reduced to a set of basic symbols and symbolic actions that are held to be universal and interchangeable among all religions-an
Love and Religion Workshop
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018 Being part of an interfaith couple can be challenging, but you don't need to find the answers alone. This workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious lives together. It is intended for s
To the Apostate: Backsliding Away From Religion and Back to the Prince of Peace.
"This would be the first step in apostasy; men first forget the true, and then adore the false." C.H. Spurgeon Have you been called an apostate? Back-slidden? Wayward? Perhaps you're riddled with guilt that by walking away from your childhood religion is the unpardonable sin of apostasy. Maybe you'
Sun-Times/WBBM Religion Roundup: U.S. cites nations that 'infringe' on faith
President Donald Trump has been accused of promoting racial and religious intolerance. But it was the Trump administration that recently pointed out other nations that "infringe" on the rights of people to practice faiths as they like or that have "persecuted" certain religions. Under a 20-year-old
Why Religion Is Not Going Away and Science Will Not Destroy It
Aeon asks the big questions and finds the freshest, most original answers, provided by leading thinkers on science, philosophy, society and the arts. In 1966, just over 50 years ago, the distinguished Canadian-born anthropologist Anthony Wallace confidently predicted the global demise of religion at
Spirituality or Religion; What's the Difference?
On this episode of Real Men Feel, Andy Grant and Appio Hunter are joined by author and speaker, Kallen Diggs, to discuss our experiences with religion and spirituality. Are they the same thing? Hear first-hand adventures with numerous faiths including; Pentecostal, Mormonism, and even Scientology. U
Heartwarming: This Man And Woman Are From Different Religions But They Still Had Sex On A Park Bench!
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Stars of 'Living Biblically' Talk About Religion's Place in Pop Culture
Plenty of people find themselves at a crossroads in their lives. What happens when one modern man decides to live strictly in accordance with the Bible? This is the premise of the new comedy series, Living Biblically. Yes, it's a comedy series. Following the loss of his best friend, and facing fathe
A Contemporary British Pakistani Writer Explores The Implications Of Religion in COCONUT
Based on writer Guleraana Mir's real experience of interracial and intercultural relationships, Coconut will embark on a UK tour this summer. This fresh new play challenges dated Asian female stereotypes with an honest portrait of the contemporary British Asian experience. With its unremitting humou
Georgia might let adoption agencies use religion to refuse gay couples
If you believe several Georgia senators, allowing adoption agencies to turn away married gay couples would result in more adoptions of foster children. They reason that more Christian adoption providers will open in Georgia if the government protects their religious objections to same-sex parents, a
'Extra teachers needed for religion alternative'
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Atheist group applies for Census question on religion to be changed
Atheists have launched a campaign to change the Census. They want religious questions to be made optional and an end to the 'tick the box' format. They say less people would claim to be Catholics if they had to write down their chosen faith. They have submitted their suggestions to the Census adviso
Join NCR's stable of publications for the Lent (and when appropriate) the Easter season:Start your day inspired with daily Scripture reflections. Join NCR's sister publication, Celebration, for Daily Bread, a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the reading
Teaching religion in schools - A small step towards our new reality
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REFLECTING UPON RELIGION: 'Wait upon the Lord'
Isaiah 40:31 reminds God's children, "But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk, and not faint." This is a passage of great strength and encouragement, whether you are flying like an eagle,
Carter students comment on tiff with Freedom From Religion Foundation
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Is religion really a toxic brand?
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How much more humiliation can Melania Trump take?
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Donald Trump's Father Struggled With This Disease for 6 Years - What Does That Mean for Trump?
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Um, Did Jamie Foxx Just Reveal He Broke Up With Katie Holmes Days After They Finally Went Public?
Jamie Foxx's romance with Katie Holmes has remained somewhat of a mystery to the public for some time now. After it seemed as the two confirmed they were dating after being spotted together at events and in public, many thought they inadvertently got the answer they were seeking. However, the Oscar-
Designer Feels 'Terribly Guilty' After Wardrobe Malfunction Exposed Olympic Figure Skater's Breast
French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis' shot at a gold medal was dashed when she suffered a wardrobe malfunction of Olympic proportions. The clasp on her dress breaking and exposing her breast before all of Pyeongchang... and the world. The designer of the Olympic skater's dress, Sophie Thomas, has n
Prince William defies wife Kate Middleton's wishes with dangerous move
Pedal to the metal! Before becoming a devoted and loving husband and father, Prince William loved riding motorbikes. But ever since becoming a father to Prince George, the prince put his hobby on the "back-burner" because it "fills his wife with horror." But the prince defied his wife Kate Middleton
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Ashton Kutcher isn't the type to drown his breakup sorrows with a carton of ice cream and a box of tissues. Instead, when the actor-entrepreneur divorced Demi Moore in 2013, he retreated into the woods with nothing but some water, tea bags and a notebook. "Right after I got divorced, I went to the m
Donald Trump Jr. says he's amazed poor people can be happy
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