Tagged: religious

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Religious and supernatural belief linked with poor understanding of the physical world

A study published in Applied Cognitive Psychology suggests that believers struggle to understand the physical world.http://bit.ly/2Gy2l3k

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The Number of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Is Rising

The rise of the atheistshttp://bit.ly/2IGNIIp

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Generation Z Is Less Religious Than Ever, and Evangelicals Don’t Know Why

One evangelical writer said, in complete sincerity, that the way to keep teenagers in the church was tohttp://bit.ly/2Iyboia

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Bangladeshi Critic of Religious Fundamentalism Stabbed in Head Before Lecture

Unless the Bangladeshi government promotes secularism over religious fundamentalism, these attacks will never stop.http://bit.ly/2G2VBaa

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Student blocked from wearing colander as ‘religious headwear’ hits back

‘There was no resolution whatsoever.’http://bit.ly/2FO7AIz

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American History for Truthdiggers: Roots in Religious Zealotry

For the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a harsh faith justified executing “witches” and burning living Native American women and children.http://bit.ly/2sClavM

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Trump’s HHS Rule Allows Religious Doctors to Refuse Care

The Trump administration is making it easier for medical providers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Will patients suffer as a result?http://theatln.tc/2rFxoTW

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Atheists Urge Defense Secretary to End Religious Favoritism in the Military

According to two atheist organizations, non-religious troops had a choice: pray or be punished.http://bit.ly/2Dmat5g

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Here are 8 ways the religious right wins converts – to atheism

If the Catholic Bishops, their Evangelical Protestant allies, and other Right-wing fundamentalists had the sole objective of decimating religious belief, they couldn’t be doing a better job of it. Testimonials at sites like ExChristian.net show that people leave religion for a number of reasons, many of which religious leaders have very little control over. Sometimes, for example, people take...

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1 in 5 Americans are “Religious Liminals,” Says New Research

In a recent article published in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, NYU Sociology professor Michael Hout discusses the phenomenon of liminalism. Limen is Latin for “threshold.” Being liminal means you’re on the fence about religion. You either have one or you don’t, and that might change depending on when or how you’re asked.http://bit.ly/2ycxjcj