2 hrs ago
Judge orders baker to submit, bake cake for same-sex wedding or face jail
On Friday, Denver administrative law judge Robert Spence released a ruling that forces Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, to either make a wedding cake for two homosexual men who requested one or face fines and possible jail time.
11 hrs ago
Asbury Park Press
No shortage of religious holidays in N.J. schools
For some children, there will be even more missed school time due to religious holidays.
16 hrs ago
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Keep God in, but religion out, of government
The constitutional principle in our country of the separation of church and state will again be examined by the Supreme Court.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Garden Guru: Christmas trees (real ones) have tradition, lore
How did an evergreen tree become the center of attention for a religious holiday? And if you have a real one, how do you take care of it? CHARLESTON, W.Va.
An Atheist's Perspective on the Pope's Writings
I'm not completely sure if atheist is the way I describe myself. It would likely be more along the lines of a Teacup Agnostic .
Types of Wiccan Altars
There is no best way to put together a Wiccan altar, which will be as unique as the Wiccan who creates it.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Madison Press
Why Dec. 25?
Newgrange in Ireland is a mound structure built about 3,000 years before Christ.
Oxford Art Journal
Vision, Transformation, and the Veroli Casket
The prancing putti, winged horses, naked youths, and bare buttocks scattered on them are regarded as anomalies in a culture the artistic legacy of which is predominantly Christian and Orthodox.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
A different religion
Very good interview indeed. In the early 1990's we sold and traded semiprecious gemstones, and in southern Louisiana where there aren't any natural mineral stones we did OK.
Jackson County Board of Commissioners to debate invocation policy
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will debate whether to adopt a new invocation policy at its 7:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, monthly meeting.
Christian College Picks Ex-Muslim as President *Because* of...
Past controversy surrounding Ergun Caner was not a deterrent for one of Georgia's three Southern Baptist colleges in unanimously picking the ex-Muslim-turned-academic as its next president.
Happy Heretical Holidays
Tis the season! Time to roll out tired images of sweaty fat-ass Santa and his enslaved, abused elves and reindeer while forgetting about Mrs. Claus thanklessly doing all of Santa's work backstage, crass commercialism and the baby Jesus lost in a manger at the center of credit-card debt and hedonism! It's enough to make a thinking person's eyes ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Miami Dade College's Museum of Art + Design presents Rituales en Haiti, an exhibition of photographs by Spanish-born photographer Cristina Garcia Rodero, opening in conjunction with Art Basel Miami Beach 2013.
Mysterious Strangers: Myths of Social Responsibility
ProgLegs posted an excellent diary concerning a Mormon bishop who donned the guise of homeless man, got me thinking about religious texts which focus on social responsibility.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
'A' is for atheist sign: Stands between Nativity scene and menorah in Chicago
"A" is displayed at Daley Plaza in Chicago- between the Nativity scene and the Jewish menorah.
Club Nordic Hawaii Jul Fest brunches set
O dinia International invites the public to two Madrenacht luncheons Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-14, in Hilo and Volcano.
Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Twelve Holiday Decorations
The decorative plant was revered for its green and red leaves that offer a bright addition to the monochromatic winter landscape.
Pagan or paganism? A petition to captialize these words online.
Authors and academics from the world of religious studies are circulating a new petition concerning this matter of online grammatical correctness.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Raw Story
Tea party activist says U.S. may be conquered for allowing atheists, Wiccans and abortion
A tea party activist suggested the United States may be conquered by foreign armies because abortion and Islam were permitted.
Canadian Opera Company Announces Commission of New Opera by Composer...
Alexander Neef , General Director of the Canadian Opera Company, today released details of the company's new opera commission, Hadrian , composed by internationally acclaimed Canadian-American singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright with libretto by award-winning Canadian actor, director and playwright Daniel MacIvor .