Freedom From Religion Foundation questions 'spiritual event' held by Kentucky governor
LOUISVILLE, Ky. --An organization supporting the separation of church and state is examining a reported meeting held by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin which they believe was a potential "abuse of power. "The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), filed an open records request to Gov. Bevin's office on Wednesday requesting records related to a "spiritual event" held at the Governor's Mansion on Monday which included several pastors or ministers.
Top 5 Comedians on Religion
This video features Jim jefferies, Louis ck, George carlin, Lewis Black & Bill burr. All the Greatest comedians express their views on Religion. 1- Jim Jeffe...
Religion in America Changing in a Big Way
For starters, white Christians no longer make up majority of nation
Freedom from Religion Foundation raises concerns over worship services during inauguration events
It's a debate surrounding the separation of church and state. A nationally-known group is voicing concerns over a worship service that's part of the inauguration of Governor-Elect Bill Lee.
"Catholicism is a religion of the senses": why beautiful churches matter
I stumbled on this interesting review by Colette Arredondo of a new book by a leading Catholic architect, Duncan G. Stroik, who argues persuasively for traditional church design: Stroik seeks an architecture that is inherently Catholic. For him, the “form follows function” concept is at odds with the purpose of a church building, which needs …
Here’s How Important Religion Is To African-American Men
A study found that Black men are among the most religious in America.
GVSU Interfaith Event: 'How Does Religion Help or Hinder'
The potential for religions to hinder the progress of societies across the world will be the topic of discussion during the Grand Valley State University Kaufman Interfaith Institute’s Triennial Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue conference.
Sex, Religion And Politics: How The Hollywood Production Code Shaped American Film
For the most part, we don’t make political films – at least not films that are about the nature of politics or political systems. We make films about
Why Darius Rucker’s ready to “feel the religion” tonight in downtown Nashville
ABC/Image Group LA For the 8th year of his annual benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Darius Rucker is getting an upgrade “I’m excited this year, because we’re doing it at the Ryman [Auditorium] ,” he says of Monday night’s show. “It’ll be the first time we have not done it at the Wildhorse [Saloon] …We’re putting together some big names, so it’s going to be a lot of fun.” Dan + Shay, Michael Ray, Country Music Hall-of-Famer Ronnie Milsap and John…
Why Religion Is More Durable Than Commonly Thought In Modern Society
It's commonly accepted that as societies become more modern, religion loses its grip. But recent research suggests it's more complicated than that.
Generation Zen: How People are Turning to Religion to Escape Technology
Buddhism and other religions are helping people disconnect, and have a more mindful experience online.
Controversial bill would set rules for what teachers could say about politics and religion
PORTLAND (WGME) -- A controversial bill looks to make new rules for what teachers can say when talking about politics and religion in the classroom. Supporters say teachers shouldn't be advocating for one side or another. Those against it say it's unnecessary. Republican Rep. Larry Lockman says his bill is straightforward, stopping teachers in public schools from engaging in political or religious advocacy in the classroom.
Early Release from Prison ... Scrubbed His Way to Freedom
Dustin "Screech" Diamond just got sprung from jail a month early, due to his handiwork with a mop and bucket ... TMZ has learned.
What's Freedom Worth To You?
The Stand To Honor Initiative. Stand To Honor is an initiative dedicated to helping the Folds of Honor foundation raise 200 Scholarships ($1,000,000). Folds of Honor provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of those fallen or disabled while serving our nation. "We Will Not Sto
Ralo Shares How His Religion Has Helped Him & So Many Others In His Community
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Why We Need Religious Freedom During a Crisis
It’s the first time in U.S. history that the government has tried to forbid Americans from attending church. Freedom of religion has always been a cornerston...
Freedom of Religion: What Does It Mean?
What does religious freedom mean to you? Is it fundamentally about presence, or absence? Let me explain what I mean. Although countless Americans claim to believe in religious freedom, we clearly don’t share a common understanding of what that principle means – as the ongoing disputes, including legal battles in Indiana and Alabama, from pizza shops to florists, demonstrate. The fact that “religious freedom” is difficult…
Justin Amash just stepped down from the Freedom Caucus — here's why he did it
Press Freedom: What Is the Point of Offending Religions?
In these reflective days, following the murder of journalists and others in Paris there is much public debate about what does press freedom really mean? Is it a license (even, in these days, a provocation) to say whatever we want, or are there some universal laws of decency and respect that also ...
I'm A Teacher. Here's Why I'm Cheering My New Freedom From Unions
Barring extreme circumstances, my employment is guaranteed, yet I cannot receive any performance-based raises or bonuses.