The answer is, ‘when it had to,’ which turned out to be in 1822. For the centuries beforehand, heliocentrism became a battle ground for different religions and religious…

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The Philippines proudly boasts to be the only Christian nation in Asia. More than 86 percent of the population is Roman Catholic, 6 percent belong to various nationalized…

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No. 24. Name St. Ephrem* Born 306 Died 373 Who is famously known as the Doctor of the Church? Since the 16th century dozens more have been given…

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A parody religion or mock religion is a belief system that challenges the spiritual convictions of others, often through humor, satire, or burlesque (literary ridicule). What is it…

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Major religious developments of this period are the inclusion of new deities in Hinduism, emergence of bhakti and the introduction of Islam. What were some of the major…

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The Rise of Christianity (subtitled either A Sociologist Reconsiders History or How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a…

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There have been numerous claims of miracles by people of most Christian denominations, including but not limited to faith healings and casting out demons. Miracle reports are especially…

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The phrase “ashes to ashes” is part of ‘ashes to ashes, dust to dust’. It means everything that has life will one day come to an end. ……

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I like the word “suddenly.” God is the God of “suddenly.” In fact, “suddenly” appears in the Bible 87 times. … The Bible says that Jesus will “suddenly”…

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Fifty years ago this July, Pope Paul VI promulgated his encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” which reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s traditional prohibition of artificial birth control and set off one…

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