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“About a quarter of U.S. adults (27%) now say they think of themselves as spiritual but not religious, up 8 percentage points in five years,” Pew Research Center reported… Read: “The religious right isn’t doing much for religion” from SFGATE

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Someone wrote recently that “Discussion forums are dead,” now that Facebook and Twitter have become such huge magnets for online social discourse. Is that so? Is there really no longer a place on the internet for an entirely public forum, where anyone can pose questions and engage with others on topics that are of significance to them? Enclaves of Private Groups One could argue that Facebook and Twitter are not actually...

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Scoring in Church

Scoring in Church


Posted By on Jan 25, 2018 | 0 comments

“How many of you God loving, or fearing, Christians get high before going to church? No, really, I’m asking. You don’t have to answer me, but the folks at addictions.com did in fact inquire about Christians and their cannabis, and other drug, habits. The results were quite fascinating, at least for this non-Christian academic religion egghead.” Read more: “Drugs, Spirituality, and Scoring in Church” from Huffington...

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Definition and Meaning

Definition and Meaning


Posted By on Jan 25, 2018 | 0 comments

”According to polling by the Pew Research Center on Religion & Public Life, roughly one-quarter of all U.S. adults now define themselves as spiritual but not religious.” “But what defines spirituality? What is spiritual practice? Must it be attached to a religion? At Lancaster Theological Seminary on Tuesday, a small gathering of seminary guests discussed spirituality — what it means and how it is manifested.” Read more: “The...

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I had a lucky rabbit foot when I was a youngster. It was a beautiful orange color. It was attached to a keychain I kept in my pocket, and it got so worn from going in and out of my pocket that a lot of the fur wore off. It was a handy way to grab the keys where ever I had left them. Was it good for luck? I don’t know, I didn’t really believe in that sort of thing. Some people carry crystals with them. For comfort, for...

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