Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Climate Change For Evangelical Christians: Actions Have Consequences

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Those of us who accept the scientific consensus know there will be consequences of inaction on climate change. But instead of our inaction, what about the consequences of our actions? What we don’t consider is the consequences of our actions in a faith-based sense, that might speak to the evangelical Christians who reject climate change….
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Arizona’s SB 1062 Is Not Religious Freedom, It’s State-Sanctioned Discrimination

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Here they go again. Religious freedom is no more an absolute right as is freedom of speech, or the right to bear arms. That is to say, no rights are pure. Your rights end at the point where they infringe upon my rights, and of course the inverse is also true. And nowhere in America…
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For Evolution To Be True, Does It Require Your Belief?

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Belief in evolution among Americans, according to Pew Research, has remained the same since 2009, the last time they conducted this survey. But does evolution require belief? Public’s Views on Human Evolution | Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project — According to a new Pew Research Center analysis, six-in-ten Americans (60%) say that…
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The Christian Right Wishes To Protect Intolerant ‘Religious’ Beliefs

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There is great absurdity in calling “the left” intolerant, as it relates to the Duck Dynasty / Phil Robertson “story,” when the Christian right is masterful at employing intolerance by masquerading it as a protected religious belief. They wish to portray “the left” as being intolerant when liberals criticize hateful religious beliefs. If these religious…
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