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Why Study World Religion? by Michael Bogart

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Hi. I’m Michael Bogart, founder of MindCuisine and author and host of a number of video and eBook presentations. MindCuisine is a media production company, which tackles questions of religion, philosophy and culture. Our goal is to explain these topics in a factual, non-biased, brief and engaging way. At MindCuisine …

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The Powerful Union of Religion and Marriage.

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According to an article published in the Huffington Post (05-18-13), entitled Why Religious People Marry Despite the Cost, David Briggs cites a study by Brian Hollar in which he found that marriage rates of highly devoted religious people in Europe and North America are declining much more slowly than the …

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Pope Francis I

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What do you think of Pope Francis? Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was introduced to the world on March 13, 2013 as Pope Francis I.  His election was portrayed as a breath of fresh air after recent controversies surrounding the Roman Catholic Church.  Check out this video of his presentation.  What …

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Islam

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Islam is essentially a religion of teachings and regulations said to have been given by Allah (the Arabic word meaning “the God”) through the Prophet Muhammad (also spelled Mohammed).  People are expected to surrender to and live by these rules and teachings in order to accomplish Allah’s will.  In fact, …

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Informal Religious Visit Survey

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Informal findings from Spring, 2013 Introduction to Comparative Religion. I have taught Introduction to Comparative Religion for the past 21 years at a local community college.  Each semester I assign students to report on a visit to a religious service of their own choice, but one which they do not …

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