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Which religion will be the most important by the end of the century?

Islam is not only the fastest growing religion in the world today, but it is expected to be the most important by 2075. Christianity has been the most popular Abrahamic religion in the world since its emergence over two thousand years ago, but it will lose its place in favor of Islam at the end […]

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New Zealand adopts gender ghosts as national religion

From where I sit on the other side of the ditch, it appears that “the land of the long white cloud” is shrouded in a smokescreen. As Jacinda Ardern reigns over the most progressive government in the Pacific, adopting standard progressive policies goes hand in hand with the erasure of freedom and the failure of […]

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Almighty shock of video games, religion

In the UK, The Binding of Isaac received a score of 16+ although it was deemed “blasphemous”. [Courtesy] Religious themes hardly ever appear in video games, but when they do, the eyebrows are always raised. The introduction of religion into the mix makes it a controversial topic. While the video game industry is generally willing […]

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India News | Some people still see religion in danger every time an election is held: Farooq

Jammu, December 9 (PTI) The president of the National Conference of Jammu and Kashmir (NC), Farooq Abdullah, on Thursday denounced the use of religion for political purposes, claiming that Lord Rama or Allah the All- Mighty can never be in danger, but politicians can be. Without naming anyone, Abdullah said some people still see religion […]

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Several religions, one world: the geography of religion

In recent articles, I have written on the geography of food, water, sports, and music, and how geospatial technologies and geographic methods are applied to these topics, all of which have been an essential part of the human experience since the beginning of civilization and even before. Likewise, religion and spirituality are and have been […]

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Why Pakistan’s blasphemy law has no legal or religious basis

A Sri Lankan director was brutally beaten and burned alive by a crowd of religious fanatics in Sialkot recently. Prime Minister Imran Khan quickly called the incident a “horrific self-defense attack” and “a day of shame for Pakistan”. In a few hours, a hundred arrests were made. But if Imran Khan is truly interested in […]

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Assam CM denounces “politics of division” and says “religion should not become a cause of bloodshed”

Accusing the “left and the liberals” of creating a wedge between communities in India, Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday that religion should not become a cause of bloodshed among people. inhabitants of the country. Addressing a book launch event in Guwahati, Sarma described religion as an academic activity to know […]

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Luxon must balance politics and religion

EDITORIAL: RNZ auditors Morning report heard an unusually tactless inquiry Wednesday morning when co-host Susie Ferguson asked new national leader Christopher Luxon about his faith. Although more than a third of New Zealanders still call themselves Christians, the faith is now seen as a novelty political enough to warrant special treatment, especially if the politician […]

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Interfaith Love is a Risk Amid Rise of Hindu Nationalists in India | Religious News

Arbaz Mullah’s love story began, as romances often do when he laid eyes on the woman of his dreams, Shweta Kumbhar. For nearly three years, their dating was in many ways like any other couple and they vowed to marry. But these secret wishes would never be kept. The romance so angered those close to […]

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Ram temple verdict was based on law, not religion, ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi says

Former Indian Chief Justice (CJI) and Rajya Sabha member Ranjan Gogoi said Ram Janmabhoomi’s verdict was based on “law” and not “religion”. Speaking at a reception in Varanasi on Monday, Gogoi, whose nomination to the Upper House just six months after his retirement drew sharp criticism from some opposition parties, said the ruling in the […]