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WHY RELIGION SHOULD BE TAUGHT IN SCHOOLS

Bloody Mary!? Doesn’t she come from Catholicism?! You worship Bloody Mary don’t you?” questions a boy named Seth in Bible Study class.

He pointed the question towards another classmate named Brianna as she stated that she’s Catholic. 662 more words

Also in Media: Dailytimes | "Defiance" | Tammy Swofford | December 9, 2016

Defiance! The word is not a bad one when it comes to religion. Because it is on the heels of many, an act of defiance that religion has become healthier, stronger, more tolerant, and certainly more enjoyable.

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A West Wing Thanksgiving

With the election over and Thanksgiving upon us, now may be a good time to reflect on the immigrant experience and religious freedom:

And yes, Virginia! 782 more words

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Week 12: ...Meh!

It’s sorta  been a meh kinda newbie freelance writing week for me. The good news is that I did manage to finish a piece I’ve been working on. 1,476 more words

The Founders on Religious Liberty and Toleration

Below are a selection of quotations from the Founding generation on religious liberty and toleration.

(1) Charter of the Colony of Rhode Island (1663)

“[N]oe person within the sayd colonye, at any tyme hereafter, shall bee any wise molested, punished, disquieted, or called in question, for any differences in opinione in matters of religion, and doe not actually disturb the civill peace of our sayd colony; but that all and everye person and persons may, from tyme to tyme, and at all tymes hereafter, freelye and fullye have and enjoye his and theire owne judgments and consciences, in matters of religious concernments[.]”

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Eat Together: A Movement

A parable:

A long time ago, the gods and demons gathered together to discuss to whom they should give their offerings. After some debate, the demons decided to put their offerings in their own mouths. 970 more words

MISSIONARIES & being a missionary is getting more dangerous … again.

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: Being a missionary in New Testament times was a dangerous occupation (2 Cor. 11:23-26). Yet in the past three centuries the missionary has been looked upon as a purveyor of health, education and Good news. 527 more words

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