Browsing: Religion

The majority of the world’s population (all but 16.3%) practices some form of religion. Three religions in particular – Christians (31.5%), Muslims (23.2%), and Hindus (15%) – are overwhelmingly the most common recognized faiths. Most of us are familiar with these influential religions from school, work, television, and even our own beliefs, yet we have little…

The word “gospel” literally means good word.  From the 1st century onward, professed Christians have tried preaching their message in the language of the people whom they encounter.  Because many languages in the past existed merely as spoken languages, without any written literature, it was difficult to discuss the doctrines of the scriptures with these…

When most people think of the Bible, all they picture is love and goodwill to others. However, not every character in the Bible was as dedicated to God as we may imagine. From murder plots and assassination to sickness and suicide, the Bible contains a vast amount of gruesome deaths that you probably didn’t learn…

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