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The Krampus and Religious Ritual in Germany

Children, beware the Krampus!  “Long before parents relied on the powers of Santa Claus to monitor their children’s behavior, their counterparts in Alpine villages called on a shaggy-furred, horned creature with a fistful of bound twigs to send the message that they had better watch out,” according to the… 141 more words

Christianity And Religious Violence

Found this cool video you might love

So the other day I was on YouTube and saw a man named Jeremy Bethke’s videos on Christianity issues and such. Needless to say I liked it and I subscribed to his channel. 75 more words

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Australia and Contemporary Religion

Wonder Full. The Australian reaction to the terrible attack by a self-styled Islamic extremist was just that – wonderful. At the moment of grief – they deliberately reached out to all in their society, particularly in fact to peaceful Muslims. 301 more words


On Religiosity...

What more could I have asked for?
Our characters were complementary. I loved her in body, soul and spirit.
Yes, we had differences but they were constructive differences. 403 more words

Yemi Olutoye

I Am Not Done Writing...

Tonight Religiosity got to me.
It murdered me and left me lifeless.
I thought I was done with it but it told me “Not so fast” 191 more words

Yemi Olutoye

None too Religious


Religiosity is declining in America. Although most Americans still believe in God, a significant portion of citizens aren’t religious, or even spiritual. I asked some nones about the surprising new research that seems to show they have a dirty little secret. 9 more words


In the Name of God: A Profile of Religion-Related Child Abuse

A  research report funded by the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (Department of Health and Human Services)


Religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify child abuse, yet religious motivations for child abuse and neglect have been virtually ignored in social science research. 87 more words