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Religious Practice

How Nitpicking Liturgy Turns the Church Against Itself

Veronica Wickline | Posted 01.05.2017 | Religion
Veronica Wickline

As you continue to interact with fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, consider exercising caution when criticizing devotional practices that are foreign or seem insufficient to another manner of worship.

The Bible App Reveals Its Most Popular Verses Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.29.2014 | Religion

The Bible App has been downloaded more than 162 million times, according to the app's creator, YouVersion. And unlike the print version of the immense...

Why I'm Committed to Lent

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2014 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

In Fairhope, Alabama, I grew up in a family of six where giving up something for Lent was an expectation, not a choice. A few days before Ash Wednesday, the dinner conversation revolved around one question: 'What you are giving up for Lent?'

Lent for Atheists

Vlad Chituc | Posted 04.24.2012 | College
Vlad Chituc

It bothers me when other atheists are too quick to do away with the beauty religion cultivates, as if it were necessary to toss the beauty out right along with the cosmology. I think we make a mistake when we fail to distinguish the form from the content of religion.

Is Religion 'Religulous'?

Kabir Helminski | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Kabir Helminski

Is religion an immature wish-fulfillment, a denial of our mortality, an abrogation of our human responsibilities, a sentimental lullaby for those unwilling to face harsh realities?

Mixing Religions during the Holiday Season: A Tale Of Guilt and Gelt

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

According to a new poll, Americans are mixing faiths more than ever before. Many attend worship services of more than one denomination, and many also blend Christianity with Eastern or New Age beliefs.