Religion

'Jew.' Why does the word for a person of my religion sound like a slur?
www.washingtonpost.com

The Nazis meant for the word for their religion alone to dehumanize and isolate these men, women and children. And decades after the defeat of the Nazis and the genocidal ideology they embraced, that choking negativity has clung stubbornly to the word …

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Should Courts Get to Define Religion?
www.theatlantic.com

Property-tax battles are rarely sexy. But a case now in front of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, about whether the 21 religious brothers and sisters who run the Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette in Attleboro should have to pay taxes, could have …

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Christians are 'Called to Resist' Trump (COMMENTARY)
religionnews.com

Trump is shamelessly using racial resentment, fear, and hatred – always dangerously present in our society – to fuel a movement against “the other,” targeting other races, women, cultures, ethnicities, nations, creeds, and a whole global religion.

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Letter: Be consistent on mentioning religion
www.sltrib.com

Your past practice of ensuring mention of a person's affiliation and membership of the domineering faith can be counted on when reporting people selected for significant positions in state and local government. So, I ask, what is her religious affiliation?

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How religion affects U.S. foreign policy
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"There are many things that people in business monitor, but they never thought of (religion) … as something that can be analyzed or understood," he said. "And perhaps their own actions could make a difference to solve issues that are also good for …

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Opinion: The state already plays a role in religion
www.dw.com

What does that mean? The power struggle that persisted between religion and state over hundreds of years in Germany came to an end a long time ago: The state won. That is one of the essential characteristics of the modern era in Western Christian culture.

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American jailed in North Korea, accused of spreading religion
www.nola.com

When he was paraded before the media in Pyongyang last month, Kim said he had collaborated with and spied for South Korean intelligence authorities in a plot to bring down the North's leadership and had tried to spread religion among North Koreans …

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11 Hours Ago The Reformed Broker
www.cnbc.com

The amount of time spent in devotion of our online selves now rivals the amount of time humanity spends in worship of the major religions. Can the Catholic Church claim a billion and a half people doing anything for almost an hour a day in service to it?

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