The last few days of the holy month of Ramadan are supposed to be a joyous time of the year for American Muslims. Spiritually, it’s believed to be a time when God blesses and forgives. The holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr,...Show More Summary
The eternal struggle between faith and sexuality is often told through the lens of white North American Christians. And while the reconciliation of sexuality and spirituality can often be a long road where many don’t find an exit, there is hope. Show More Summary
Sheikh Mohamed Al-Mallah, an Egyptian cleric who recently appeared in a debate about marital rape, claims women are “categorically not allowed” to deny their husbands sex and, if they do, they are “rebelling against Allah.”
An Israeli airline has been banned from asking women to switch seats to accommodate the religious views of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men. On Wednesday, a Jerusalem-based judge instructed El Al, Israel’s national airline, to issue new guidelines to its staff in writing within 45 days and provide training for such situations within six months. Show More Summary
Turkey, a country once ranked dead last when it came to acceptance of evolution, will no longer teach the subject to high school students. A government official said it was too complicated for them to understand.
Gupt Navratri, also referred as Gayatri or Ashada Navratri, is nine days dedicated to the... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
We asked ten actors, filmmakers, and writers to each tell us their favorite movie that has a Buddhist message. The post 10 Leading Thinkers Choose Their Favorite Buddhist Films appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Christian author Jerry Newcombe is not happy with Hollywood these days.He longs for the "good old days" when the Motion Picture Production Code allowed church leaders to have more of a say in what ought to be allowed in movies.
When it comes to belief in God among Central and Eastern European countries, the Czech Republic stands out in its non-religiosity.
HEALTH CARE // Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the Senate Republican plan to replace Obamacare. Four conservative Senators said that they are “not ready to vote for this bill” but they also stated that they are open to negotiation. Cruz wants to allow insurance companies to offer one policy compliant with Obamacare’s regulations, but many others [...]
Authorities say a former Muslim threatened to blow up a Florida mosque, later telling investigators he was being targeted for converting to Judaism.
If you follow Hindu tradition, then keep a Tulsi plant at home. It is auspicious, good... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
Members of the Islamic State (ISIS) have reportedly destroyed the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, a medieval Islamic religious institution in Mosul.Reports say the terrorist group is blaming the West for the attack.
The human personality is itself a ratha, which is on a yatra from beginningless time. The... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
Sunday School would be a lot more interesting this way.
The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Focus on the Family, an evangelical Christian ministry in Colorado (all times local):
Officials denied parole Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after considering whether battered women’s syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago in California.
Young people in our highly individualized times need faith to be meaningful, relevant and fulfilling. They need us to parent them according to where they are and who they are, not according to who we are and from where we have come.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that Mississippi can enforce a law that allows merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples, but opponents of the law immediately pledged to app...
If you’re reading this, you’re probably groggy from a night of seeking forgiveness and hoping for reward from God on a powerful night. It is my honor to greet your tired eyes and empty bellies. The hope that we can maybe improve the world around us even incrementally is incredibly healing.