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Is Yoga a Religion?new

Two courts rule that yoga is a religion and can't be taught in Encinitas schools, but the schools have scrubbed their yoga programs clean of it.
San Diego Reader  |  Don Bauder  |  05-01-2015  |  Religion

The pagan roots of Christmasnew

What do trees, an old man, a burning log and stockings have to do with it, anyway?
VUE Weekly  |  Mel Priestley  |  12-10-2014  |  Religion

The church inside the Catholic Churchnew

Jamie Manson's efforts to bring about a more inclusive Catholic Church, one that includes women priests and same-sex marriage, have not endeared her to the church's hierarchy. But she said that she remains committed to Catholicism and of what she called Catholics' "sacramental" view of the world...
City Newspaper  |  Tim Louis Macaluso  |  10-01-2014  |  Religion

A Remote Arizona Church Offers Followers Peyote-Induced Psychedelic Tripsnew

Although not a house of worship in the traditional sense -- there's no steeple, no ornate architecture, no flowing robes or pulpit -- Peyote Way is, in fact, a church.
Phoenix New Times  |  Eric Tsetsi  |  01-09-2014  |  Religion

Small-Town Atheistnew

Jerry DeWitt is a former Pentecostal preacher whose new book, Hope After Faith, chronicles his journey to disbelief.
Gambit  |  Alex Woodward  |  05-29-2013  |  Religion

Muslim Americans: Behind The Veil Of A Religion Under Attacknew

"Don't allow the terror to prevail, don't let it make us hateful inside, don't let the anger eat away at us. On the contrary, let us defeat terror by surviving and by reaching out to one another, by building bridges with each other by educating one another on who we really are."
Long Island Press  |  Rashed Mian  |  05-02-2013  |  Religion

By His Handsnew

Bishop Lennon has provoked his flock and angered Rome, but Cleveland's most important Catholic isn't about to start changing now
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  03-27-2013  |  Religion

America's Favorite Preachernew

Joel Osteen’s smile is as big as Texas, and so is his following.
Jackson Free Press  |  CJ Rhodes  |  12-28-2012  |  Religion

Historic Asheville churches confront religion's changing rolenew

At a time when growing numbers of Americans have abandoned traditional religion, Asheville residents still fill the pews in Church Street's three historic sanctuaries every Sunday.
Mountain Xpress  |  Caitlin Byrd  |  12-26-2012  |  Religion

In God I trustnew

How the presidential election made me a better Christian
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Ailen Arreaza  |  11-21-2012  |  Religion

Holy War on Womennew

Scolded by the Vatican, Nuns in America find themselves between men and God.
The Inlander  |  Leah Sottile  |  10-31-2012  |  Religion

Transforming a Churchnew

The revival of St. Monica's Church in New Orleans' Central City.
Gambit  |  Phillip Manuel  |  10-22-2012  |  Religion

Peace, Love and Misunderstandingnew

What's so funny about religious pluralism in a free society?
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Mark Kemp  |  10-11-2012  |  Religion

How to Spread the Good News of Secularismnew

Five tips for nonbelievers from the Carolinas Secular Conference.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  10-10-2012  |  Religion

'More Like Heaven'new

"Christians are not supposed to leave the earth, they are supposed to stay and fight."
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Chet Hardin  |  09-26-2012  |  Religion

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