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  • Protestants lose their majority status in religion survey

     
    Protestants, whose ideals of hard work, individualism and democratic governance have fundamentally shaped the national character, no longer make up a majority of Americans for the first time in history, according to a new study released Tuesday....
  • Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples over Facebook image

     
    Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....
  • Religious tolerance under attack

     
    Sunday's editorial about post 9-11 religious tolerance in America is fair game for criticism, as are all editorials. But some of the responses we got – several dozen letters to the editor – made me wonder if some readers well, read the...
  • Take the pledge to end intolerance

     
    In September, URI (United Religions Initiative) invited people around the world to sign a pledge to take action against intolerance in their communities.  The pledge site, www.uri.org/takethepledge, provides a list of suggested actions people can take...
  • Lake-Sumter CC hosts interfaith forum Thursday

     
    Dr. William C. Weckerly willl present an Interfaith Forum of the three major monotheistic religions on Thursday, Nov. 17, fromm 9:30 a.m.- 11 a.m.   The dialogue will be in Room 108A of the Cooper Memorial Library on the at Lake-Sumter Community College ...
  • NCIS/NCIS: Los Angeles -- "Faith" and "Brimstone"

    NCIS/NCIS: Los Angeles -- "Faith" and "Brimstone"
    It's a matter of faith on both NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles this week. Gibbs and the gang tackle the murder of a recently-converted Muslim marine while he was praying, while Callen and co. get up close and personal with at least four separate bombs. How's...
  • The road to religion

    The road to religion
    The first thing to know about Maryland's Religious Freedom Byway is that religion in Colonial Maryland was rarely free. "It came at a cost to everybody, Catholics in particular," Sheila Smith told us at the courthouse in Port Tobacco, an 18th-century...
  • Seeking fat acceptance

    Seeking fat acceptance
    Getting heavy people to feel comfortable in their skin, however ample, and focus on healthy behaviors is only half the fat-acceptance battle; the other half is getting society to make room for fat people. Marilyn Wann of San Francisco is among the...
  • JON ROBIN BAITZ

    <b>JON ROBIN BAITZ</b>
    Were I to throw my hat in the ring as culture czar/NEA head, I would start with the following: I would attempt to pass legislation on a special tax dedicated to the NEA for all artists who make over half a million dollars a year from their work. I would...
  • 9/11 Families Join Effort to Support "Ground Zero Mosque"

    9/11 Families Join Effort to Support "Ground Zero Mosque"
    9/11 victims' families will join with more than three dozen other organizations today to show their support for building an Islamic Center near Ground Zero in an effort to re-frame the debate on the controversial site. The group September Eleventh...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A chance to be noble

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A chance to be noble
    Let's get this straight from the onset. Under the 1st Amendment, as it pertains to "Freedom of Religion," it is the constitutional right of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf to build his mosque and Islamic center two blocks from ground zero. It's the letter of...