Religion

now browsing by category

 

10 Religions In The Middle East You Have Never Heard Of

The Middle East is the birthplace of the world’s three largest Abrahamic religions—Christianity, Islam, and Judaism—and has been the site of numerous religious wars, such as the brutal Crusades. But while nine out of ten people living in the Middle East nowadays identify as Muslim, it hasn’t always been thatRead More

10 Dark And Ungodly Christian Beliefs

Christianity is one of the most widespread religions in the world, with more than two billion followers worldwide.[1] Historians (both secular and theistic) tend to agree that the spread of Christianity has been an example of a pretty successful spiritual mission . . . as far as human history is concerned, anyway! The religionRead More

10 Bible Verses That Were Changed In Translation

The word of the Holy Bible isn’t always as clear-cut as we’d like it to be. It didn’t fall from the sky, bound in leather, with every word in perfect English. Instead, it’s something countless scribes have spent thousands of years deciphering, working off age-old manuscripts that don’t always sayRead More

Top 10 Churches Where God Is Not Worshiped

Churches are synonymous with Christianity. We often think of churches as places of worship for Christians even though there are churches that are not targeted at that group. These non-Christian churches are dedicated to the worship of other gods or humans or might not even be involved in the worshipRead More

10 Battles For Religious Equality Fought By Satanists

Religious equality means that all religions ought to be equal. If Christians can pray in school, then Muslims should be allowed pray in school. And if Jews can put up menorahs in public buildings, then it’s only fair that Satanists be allowed to put up severed goat heads with invertedRead More

10 Times The Religious Were Forward-Thinking

Religions of the world, though many and varied, have a few negative reputations in common. They don’t always gel with social or political issues, and more liberal-minded people can see religions as being too conservative, or a little behind the times at best. In general, it can be said thatRead More

10 Animals Worshipped As Holy

Ask a modern Christian about incarnation and they will tell you that it is when God chose to enter the world as a human. But other religions have not always had such a restricted view of incarnation. A god might choose to become a tree, a rock, a lightning bolt,Read More

10 Weird Facts About The Early Church

Various religions promote their versions of universal and eternal truths. Although it might seem that these “truths” haven’t changed over the years, a glimpse at the history of any religion will reveal that they all evolve with time. What seems perpetual today was once a hotly contested innovation. Christianity isRead More

Top 10 Violent Ways Jesus’s Disciples Died

It’s common knowledge that Jesus died a violent death after being nailed to a cross and hung to die. But what’s not as commonly known is that His disciples also died extremely violent deaths. Some of them died almost like Jesus did. Others died similarly but with a few differences.Read More

10 Weird Ways Major Religions Have Weighed In On Aliens And UFOs

Space is a bit of a problem for religion. Most of the world’s major faiths started thousands of years ago, when we still thought the whole universe revolved around our planet, and now that we know that isn’t true, things are getting a little sticky for theologians. Life might beRead More

10 Of The World’s Strangest Churches

With their offers of eternal life, churches can seem like timeless places that are recognizable the world over. Yet people have always shaped their places of worship according to the style of the time and the fashion of their culture. Churches are as varied as the people who build them—andRead More

10 Beliefs About Jesus That Christians Have Rejected

After nearly two millennia, Christians have yet to stop arguing over doctrines. One does not have to look far to see differing opinions across the Christian stage—Catholics, Presbyterians, Methodists, Pentecostals, Anglicans, Episcopalians, and more. Even before a plethora of denominations existed in Christianity, though, some beliefs about Jesus Christ wereRead More