Browsing: Religion

Religion, as you might guess, is a pretty hot-button topic around the world, and it has been throughout history. Of all the things you can talk about, very few are likely to generate the kinds of heated debates that a discussion of religion will. Of course, it’s even harder to take a religion seriously when…

Traditionally, the debate between evolution and creationism as secondary education topics has been a hot button issue. As a matter of fact, the famous Scopes trial once focused on the very question of whether evolution should be taught in schools at all. However, even if you have no intention of believing in the tenants of…

Throughout the history of mankind, many men (and women) have claimed to be the flesh and blood incarnation of God. As time has worn on, the general populace has grown savvy to such outlandish claims, but not everyone. Even with the onset of cutting edge technology to help the population sort through the allegations of…

The progression of becoming a Saint is almost as long and complicated as filling out a tax form with multiple attachments.  There is a process called canonization, in which the church (usually Catholic, but not always) considers the life and death, of a person who has given themselves up to God.  Canonization usually takes decades, sometimes centuries,…

The Democratic Party recently created a stir by leaving the word “God” off its political platform for 2012. Recently, it would appear that the Democratic Party has become disconnected, in matter of faith and religion, to many people. However, it may be surprising to many people that the Democratic Party has a long traditional relationship…

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