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Religious Symbols

New Religious Emojis Will Include Peace Dove, Om Symbol, Crosses And More

Religion News Service | Heather Adams | Posted 07.11.2014 | Religion

(RNS) In addition to smiley faces, high heels and frogs, Unicode is rolling out a new batch of 250 emojis, among them a set of religious icons. Uni...

Religion and Politics Do Mix

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

It has long been said there are two topics that should be avoided in "polite company," that is, at social gatherings, parties, service clubs, during i...

LOOK: Do You Know Which Religion These Symbols Belong To?

Posted 10.20.2013 | Religion

Religious symbols are a way to unite members of a common faith tradition, and to indicate to others the religious tradition they represent. Though mos...

The Cross At The Center Of Faith

Ron Nikkel | Posted 06.16.2012 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

Lately I have been thinking about the crucifixion of Jesus and how such a macabre symbol of execution as the cross has become a symbol of hope for believers in Jesus. It is both bizarre and extraordinary.

Skittles, Iced Tea And A Hoodie: The Liturgy Of Trayvon Martin

Michael W. Waters | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Michael W. Waters

The liturgy of Trayvon Martin reminds us that in our quest for justice against all forms of injustice and prejudice we must remain sweet, not bitter, lest we become what we oppose.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Why People Believe Strange Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education

2011-11-30-Screenshot20111130at5.48.25PM.jpgHave you ever wondered why otherwise intelligent people believe things that don't seem to be grounded in reality or reason?

Atheists Sue Over World Trade Center Memorial Cross

Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

An atheist group has lodged a lawsuit to block the World Trade Center cross from going on display at the 9/11 museum. The suit claims that displayi...