Religion

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Religious News From Around the Web January 11, 2021

Religious News From Around the Web January 11, 2021

Baptist Pastor Elected Georgia Senator, Missionaries Face Coronavirus Challenges,...

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Religious News From Around the Web December 14, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web December 14, 2020

SCOTUS Says RFRA OKs Damage Claims Against FBI Agents, Anti-Abortion Sign Ban Ruled...

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Religious News From Around the Web December 21, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web December 21, 2020

Feds Side with Religious Schools in Suit Over COVID Restrictions, Supreme Court...

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Religious News From Around the Web December 28, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web December 28, 2020

Supreme Court Wraps Up 2020, North Korean Persecution of Christians, COVID a “Constitutional...

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World Religion News: 2020 in Review January 4, 2021

World Religion News: 2020 in Review January 4, 2021

Want to Worship? Show Me Your Papers! Religious Liberty Under Attack and Into Focus,...

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It’s 2021 — Who Am I? Why Am I Here?

It’s 2021 — Who Am I? Why Am I Here?

In 1992, Vice-Presidential candidate James Stockdale said “Who am I? Why am I here?”...

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Religious News From Around the Web December 7, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web December 7, 2020

Religious Liberty Protest in Oregon, Secular PAC Pushes Federal Anti-Religious Agenda,...

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Conversion Therapy Bans Threaten Religious Liberty and
Freedom of Speech by Charles Franklin

Conversion Therapy Bans Threaten Religious Liberty and...

The latest front in the LGBT community’s clash with religious liberty are prohibitions...

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Scientologists Celebrate 7th Anniversary of Their Cathedral
in Clearwater, Florida by Derek Welch

Scientologists Celebrate 7th Anniversary of Their Cathedral...

What began as one 340-foot vessel in the Caribbean moved to land in 1975 and has...

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Religious News From Around the Web November 16, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web November 16, 2020

Pope Vows to “Uproot Evil” of Clerical Sexual Abuse, Ten Million Hindus Could Meet...

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Religious News from Around the Web November 23, 2020

Religious News from Around the Web November 23, 2020

Justice Alito and Religion on Campus Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito stressed...

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Religious News from Around the Web November 30, 2020

Religious News from Around the Web November 30, 2020

Restrictions on Churches Violate First Amendment, Biden Denied Holy Communion, Thanks...

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Religious Overreaches Could Backfire by Charles
Franklin

Religious Overreaches Could Backfire by Charles Franklin

It’s an old story: A business like Enron or Pfizer goes flat out for profit, ethics...

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Religious News From Around the Web November 9, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web November 9, 2020

SCOTUS Hears Fulton v City of Philadelphia The U. S. Supreme Court on Nov. 4 heard...

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Religious News From Around the Web October 26, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web October 26, 2020

Pope Supports Same-Sex Unions, Bahai’s Imprisoned in Iran, Brandeis University Bans...

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Faith and Interfaith by Hilary Canto

Faith and Interfaith by Hilary Canto

What do we mean by the term faith? We usually mean faith as belief or religion,...

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Religious News From Around the Web Nov. 2, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web Nov. 2, 2020

Scientology Thoughts on International Religious Freedom Day, A Uighur’s Story of...

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Finding Hope in Dark Times by Margaret Dulaney

Finding Hope in Dark Times by Margaret Dulaney

Many of you might have seen the little film by the Welsh Poet Tom Roberts called...

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Religious News from around the web October 19, 2020

Religious News from around the web October 19, 2020

Same-Sex Marriage Going Away? Washington’s Lt. Gov Becoming a Priest, Orthodox Jews...

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Remembering a Better World By Blair Thomas

Remembering a Better World By Blair Thomas

I remember as a young child of around four years old standing in my front yard and...

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Religious News From Around the Web October 5, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web October 5, 2020

Feds Warn SF of Religious Rights Violations, Anglicans Say Not to Suspend Worship...

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Religious News From Around the Web October 12, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web October 12, 2020

even more supreme court religious cases! Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings...

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Want to Worship? Show Me Your Papers! by Charles
Franklin

Want to Worship? Show Me Your Papers! by Charles Franklin

We have seen government abandon the First Amendment protections of religious liberty...

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Religious News From Around the Web September 28,
2020

Religious News From Around the Web September 28, 2020

New Supreme Court Pick Could Heat Up Intersection of Faith and Law The confirmation...

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Religious News From Around the Web September 14,
2020

Religious News From Around the Web September 14, 2020

New Religous Liberty Rule for Education, Sudan Ends Islamic Law, Danish Cartoons...

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Vaccine mandates vs. religious beliefs — the legal arguments
for the upcoming coronavirus lawsuits by Ross D. Silverman

Vaccine mandates vs. religious beliefs — the legal arguments...

The longer COVID-19 rages on, the more the United States appears to be hanging its...

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Religion’s Role in the Wild West of Immorality and
Irresponsibility by Charles Franklin

Religion’s Role in the Wild West of Immorality and Irresponsibility...

Right conduct is a spectrum of action. For many people justice is the most important...

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Religious News From Around the Web September 21,
2020

Religious News From Around the Web September 21, 2020

Religious Freedom Rule Finalized, Chic-fil-A Says “Forget It” to San Antonio Airport,...

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QAnon – a New Religion or the Latest Stupidity?

QAnon – a New Religion or the Latest Stupidity?

QAnon is a conspiracy theory group – some call it an emerging religion – started...

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Religious News From Around the Web August 24, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web August 24, 2020

Pandemic, Same-sex Weddings, New Supreme Court Religious Liberty Case, Church Shutdown...

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Religious News From Around the Web August 31, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web August 31, 2020

Politics, Religion Confers Immunity from Moral Stupidity, Black Lives Matter Opposed,...

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Political and Religious Holograms

Political and Religious Holograms

Lumpers lump things together and call them the same. Splitters make a point of differentiating...

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Religious News From Around the Web September 7, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web September 7, 2020

Social Media Corrosive to Faith, China Clamps Down on Christian Funerals, Kayak...

The Prince of Peace - Brian Zahnd

Brian Zahnd - The Prince of Peace from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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Finding Life in Losing Control - Justin Stumvoll

Finding Life in Losing Control - Justin Stumvoll

"Control, as you may know, is an illusion." It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m here sitting...

Violence upon violence - Brian Zahnd

Zahnd_Civilization-Violence Upon Violence from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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One in Christ Jesus: Religious Gender Discrimination - Greg
Albrecht

One in Christ Jesus: Religious Gender Discrimination -...

There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all...

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Meditation, Stillness and Transformation - Brad
Jersak

Meditation, Stillness and Transformation - Brad Jersak

I had a dream last night -- a discussion with the Dalai Lama, actually. In the dream...

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My Cancer Story: 1 Year Later - Zack Hoag

My Cancer Story: 1 Year Later - Zack Hoag

“I don’t want to be a damnflower.” The thought raced through my mind before I...

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN 'THE NARROW GATE?' – GREG ALBRECHT

WHAT DO YOU MEAN 'THE NARROW GATE?' – GREG ALBRECHT

Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads...

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Greg Albrecht - "He Can't Stop Loving
You"

Greg Albrecht - "He Can't Stop Loving You"

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will...

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Jesus as Scapegoat - Richard Rohr

Jesus as Scapegoat - Richard Rohr

' All the great religions of the world talk a lot about death, so there must be...

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Prophetic Hope or Partisan Megaphone? Kenneth Tanner

Prophetic Hope or Partisan Megaphone? Kenneth Tanner

Words of Wisdom from Kenneth Tanner Christian leaders If you are involved in the...

Not rules-keeping but Christ-in-you - Steve McVey

McVey-Not Rules but Christ Living in You from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

I'd Rather Have the Grace of Christ than the Bondage of...

McVey-I'd Rather Have Jesus Than Religion from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

Christ is Our Life - Steve McVey

McVey-Jesus is Our Life from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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FREE Resources

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With many thanks to subscribers of the CWR Blog, we have now moved the CWR blog...

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Are You 'Saved'? (uh ...) by Brad Jersak

Are You 'Saved'? (uh ...) by Brad Jersak

The Trinity by Scott Erickson A constellation of questions, common to some Christian...

Identity in Christ - Steve McVey

McVey-Identity in Christ from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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I Want to See - God's grace flows to the low places - Greg
Albrecht

I Want to See - God's grace flows to the low places - Greg...

For the last time during his earthly ministry, Jesus was en route to Jerusalem....

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CWR Magazine - June Issue has arrived!

CWR Magazine - June Issue has arrived!

The June edition of the CWR magazine is available!CLICK HERE to read. In this issue: Forgiveness…Who...

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Does God Do Whatever He Wants because He is God? Ken
Tanner

Does God Do Whatever He Wants because He is God? Ken Tanner

I frequently run into the argument that God can do whatever he wants because he...

Irreligious Christianity and Christ-centered Faith - Greg...

Welcome to Plain Truth Ministries from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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"I Haven't Seen You Lately" - Greg
Albrecht

"I Haven't Seen You Lately" - Greg Albrecht

A friend of mine who attends her church on a fairly regular basis missed a few weeks...

God is Love (not just an attribute) - Steve McVey

McVey-God Is Love from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

The Meaning of Trinity - Steve McVey

McVey-Meaning of Trinity from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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CWR blog has moved! Come on over!

CWR blog has moved! Come on over!

Greetings to our CWR blog readers and subscribers.We want to let you know that we've...

God is Relational - Steve McVey

McVey-God Is Love from Plain Truth Ministries on Vimeo.

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Religious News from Around the Web August 10, 2020

Religious News from Around the Web August 10, 2020

Sikh Drowns in Rescue Attempt, Iran Jails Baháʼís and Christians, Spirituality and...

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Religious News From Around the Web August 3, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web August 3, 2020

Catholic Schools Closing, Do Religious Voters like Biden or Trump? John Lewis Mourned...

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Religious News From Around the Web July 27, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web July 27, 2020

Biden Would Revoke Muslim Ban, Virtual Chaplains Help Oncology Patients, Dangerous...

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Religious News from Around the Web July 20, 2020

Religious News from Around the Web July 20, 2020

Uighurs under China Suppression, Governor Orders Churches Closed, Bibles Ballooned...

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A Bahá’í perspective on reckoning with racism By Randolph
Dobbs

A Bahá’í perspective on reckoning with racism By Randolph...

Public outrage following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis led to global...

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Interfaith and Understanding by Hilary Canto

Interfaith and Understanding by Hilary Canto

Many question whether interfaith efforts are relevant or effective given the level...

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Religious News From Around the Web July 13, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web July 13, 2020

More Trouble for Methodists, Byzantine Church Becomes Mosque, Churches and Atheists...

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Science and Religion, Hand in Hand By Robert
Mercer-Nairne

Science and Religion, Hand in Hand By Robert Mercer-Nairne

Religion as our moral backbone has retreated into its hallowed enclaves, leaving...

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Science and the Soul

Science and the Soul

The most brilliant scientists and engineers build a car. It’s beautiful, a piece...

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Faith Moves More Than Mountains: How the Church of
Latter-day Saints Inspired a Tech Revolution by T. Riggs
Eckelberry

Faith Moves More Than Mountains: How the Church of Latter-day...

In tech circles, we tend to hand out to others the books that impress us. I once...

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Religious News From Around the Web March 30, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web March 30, 2020

Hopeful Coronavirus News, Online Passover and Baptisms, Medical Masks Discovered...

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Religious News From Around the Web April 20, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web April 20, 2020

Easter Bathtub Broadcast, Virus Unites Church, Bible in Politics? Religions “Nonessential,”...

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Religious News From Around the Web June 8, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web June 8, 2020

Polls: Policy Decisions Forcing Religion’s Decline in U.S., Religious freedom and...

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GOD, A Story of Revelation by Deepak Chopra

GOD, A Story of Revelation by Deepak Chopra

One of the most prominent voices in the modern age, with more than 80 books of both...

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Religious News From Around the Web May 4 2020

Religious News From Around the Web May 4 2020

India Joins 13 Other Violators of Religious Liberty The United States Commission...

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Religious News From Around the Web June 29, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web June 29, 2020

Protecting Church from State, Russia’s Military Cathedral, Hindu Temple for Islamabad,...

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In a Cemetery on Memorial Day

In a Cemetery on Memorial Day

“Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp...

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Religious News From Around the Web May 11, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web May 11, 2020

Study Other Faiths, Worship Resumes, SCOTUS Update, Iran Thanks Zoroastrians, Sikhs...

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The Bright Side of Life

The Bright Side of Life

A traveler approaches a city, and asks a farmer “what sort of people live in the...

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Religious News from Around the Web April 13, 2020

Religious News from Around the Web April 13, 2020

COVID-19 and Religious Freedom, Sikhs Risk Safety to Help, Worldwide Fast for Healing,...

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What Happened at the Council of Nicaea? by By L. Arik
Greenberg

What Happened at the Council of Nicaea? by By L. Arik Greenberg

I often hear people speak in hushed and conspiratorial tones — as if they were divulging...

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Breaking News: Supreme Court Strikes Down Restriction on
Religious School Funding

Breaking News: Supreme Court Strikes Down Restriction on...

Montana had a program whereby individuals received a tax credit for donations to...

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Religious News From Around the Web June 1, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web June 1, 2020

Sikh Temple Prepares 100,000 Free Meals Each Day, SCOTUS Decides Church Restrictions,...

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Religious News From Around the Web May 18, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web May 18, 2020

Religious liberty under attack: Faith-based organizations targeted by restrictions,...

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Ramadan Begins for 1.8 Billion Muslims

Ramadan Begins for 1.8 Billion Muslims

In 610 A.D. Muhammad was visited by the Angel Gabriel in a cave a few miles from...

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Atheists We Are Launches Monthly News Blog

Atheists We Are Launches Monthly News Blog

Atheists We Are — launched by Lauren Ell last month — is a new organization focused...

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The Reality of Virtual Meetings

The Reality of Virtual Meetings

During the virus quarantine, I’ve attended church services in Houston, San Francisco,...

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Religious News From Around the Web April 6, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web April 6, 2020

Virus Advice You Can Live With, Convalescent Plasma Therapy at Houston Methodist,...

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Sikhs Blocked on Instagram and Facebook

Sikhs Blocked on Instagram and Facebook

In early March, Sikh users of Facebook and Instagram discovered they could not post...

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You Don’t Have to be a Supreme Court Justice to See a Thumb
on the Scales By Charles Franklin

You Don’t Have to be a Supreme Court Justice to See a Thumb...

For those rational individuals who thought that the First Amendment kept government...

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Open Houses of Worship, or Keep Them Closed? The Pros and
Cons

Open Houses of Worship, or Keep Them Closed? The Pros and...

COVID 19 has many side effects, not all of them medical. Many parts of life have...

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Churches Say: “You’re not the Boss of Me!”

Churches Say: “You’re not the Boss of Me!”

Pastor Jon Duncan of the Cross Culture Christian Center in Lodi, Calif., has been...

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Religious News From Around the Web 27 April 2020

Religious News From Around the Web 27 April 2020

Virus vs Religious Liberty, Digital Church, Volunteer, Muslim Call to Prayer in...

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Whitewater Leadership: Navigating Through Turbulent Times by
Michael Sipe

Whitewater Leadership: Navigating Through Turbulent Times...

We’re living in truly turbulent times. As a leader, what will guide your actions...

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Religious News From Around the Web May 25, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web May 25, 2020

Holy Water Squirting, DOJ: Lockdown Violates Religious Freedom, Church Closures...

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Scientologists Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Dianetics, By
Judy Williams

Scientologists Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Dianetics,...

Scientologists today celebrate Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health published...

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No News is Good

No News is Good

This morning at 5 a.m., I turned on the news and found out that in addition to the...

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Religious News From Around the Web July 6, 2020

Religious News From Around the Web July 6, 2020

Hagia Sophia Returns to a Mosque? Chinese Communists Destroy Buddhist Temple and...