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Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

Study: Having Strong Sense Of 'Oneness' Linked To Greater Life Satisfaction - Study Finds

Whether you're religious or not, believing in oneness -- the idea that all people and parts of the world and universe are connected in some way -- leads to greater life satisfaction, a new study suggests.

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Christian persecution 'at near genocide levels' - BBC News

The foreign secretary attacks "political correctness" as report warns the religion could "disappear".

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A resurrection in faith-based films - CBS News

Long out of favor in Hollywood, faith-based movies, like "Breakthrough," are back on screen, with big-name talent, larger budgets, and box-office success

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Einstein letter defending his Jewish heritage up for auction | Fox News

Shortly before the start of World War II, Albert Einstein, perhaps the world's most famous theoretical physicist, wrote a letter to a colleague detailing his thoughts on the "power of the resistance" of the Jewish people. And now that letter is

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On Good Friday, Ponder More Important Things | National Review

Today there is silence, if you want it, and time to think, to pray, to try to understand, and to try as best we can to do that heroic and impossible thing that we are commanded to do: to love our enemies — and maybe come to understand that they are not

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Cardinal: Church of Migration and Ecology Interests 'No One' | Breitbart

Africa's highest-ranking cardinal said the Church risks becoming just another NGO if it focuses on issues like immigration and ecology.

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Cambridge University Rescinds Fellowship Offer to Jordan Peterson | Breitbart

Cambridge University has rescinded an offer for Jordan Peterson to serve in a fellowship position at the institution's divinity school.

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Nuns 'sex slaves' scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

Pope Francis's public admission that priests have used nuns as "sexual slaves" -- and may still be doing so -- marks a new chapter in the abuse crisis rocking the Catholic church. "It is the first time that the pope, but also the church as

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Last Year, Top Democrat Said Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism. Now Silence

Due to a surge in this new form of anti-Semitism, including in the U.S. Congress, it is time for Democrat leaders to speak out again against this bigotry.

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Christianity’s Jewish Roots: Meeting God Through Mary | National Review

Mary provides an important but often forgotten link between the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Christianity’s Jewish Roots: Meeting God Through Mary | National Review

Mary provides an important but often forgotten link between the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Christianity’s Jewish Roots: Meeting God Through Mary | National Review

Mary provides an important but often forgotten link between the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Did a mysterious extinction event precede Adam and Eve? | Fox News

In one of the most provocative and misunderstood studies of the year, scientists in the U.S. and Switzerland have made an astonishing discovery: All humans alive today are the offspring of a common father and mother – an Adam and Eve – who walked the

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The Many Reasons to Be Thankful | National Review

We face challenges both domestically and internationally. But the reality is that things are pretty good and getting better all the time.

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Joanna Gaines’ daughter wrote a message to God on her bathroom sink: 'May her faith always stay childlike' | Fox News

Joanna Gaines got an unexpected surprise over the weekend when she discovered her daughter, Emmie Kay had written all over her bathroom counter.

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Why I Believe Palestine is Jewish land | HuffPost

Since the mid-20th Century, there has been an unending struggle between Jewish Israelis and Muslim Palestinians over the rule of the geographic region. M...

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Lodi Man Gets Second Chance At Life When Brain Tumor Vanishes Without Surgery « CBS Sacramento

It’s a medical mystery that’s left several doctors scratching their heads.  A suspected malignant brain tumor vanishes without treatment giving a patient a second chance at life.

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Pollak: We Jews Have the Second Amendment; We Should Use It | Breitbart

The Torah commands us to use deadly force to stop someone who intends to kill. Thankfully, we have the Second Amendment. We should use it.

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Rosh Hashana has a message for people of all faiths | Fox News

The Jewish New Year – Rosh Hashana in Hebrew – begins at sundown Sunday, marking the start of the year 5779.

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Young Christians are leaving the church – Here’s why | Fox News

A new, 2018 Pew Research Center Report polled a growing group in America: “religious nones.”

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The next time you get annoyed with someone – remember this | Fox News

I was standing across the counter from the lady at the hole-in-the-wall dry cleaners and I was getting irritated.