Poverty in America
August 9th, 2017

A recent study found that religion is a significant factor in how Americans perceive poverty. The results showed that Christians (and white evangelical Christians especially), were far more likely than non-Christians to blame poverty on the failings of the individual, and not their circumstances. Continue reading

March 23rd, 2017

Reverend Rene Robert didn’t believe in capital punishment. Then the unthinkable happened: he was kidnapped and brutally murdered. By the letter of the law, his killer should face the death penalty. But will Rev. Robert’s final wishes be respected? Continue reading

Buddhism, ULC
May 3rd, 2013

The Dalai Lama has announced he approves of a woman taking his place when he dies. The leader of Tibetan Buddhism revealed his thoughts on a female successor during an interview with Cathy Newman, a newscaster for Britain’s Channel 4 … Continue reading

Universal Life Church, offering
February 7th, 2013

Pretend you are a struggling restaurant server scraping by to make ends meet. You get back your customer’s bill and read the following words scrawled all over it: “I give God 10%. Why do you get 18?” This is precisely … Continue reading

May 18th, 2012

Popular belief states that religion teaches people to have compassion for one another, but is this really the case? A new study suggests that people who are not interested in religion are more motivated by compassion to show generosity than … Continue reading