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Iceland’s pagans enjoy dramatic rise

Iceland has seen a dramatic increase in the followers of its indigenous pagan movement in recent years, making Odin worshippers the country’s fastest-growing religion. National Statistics Bureau figures show that followers of the Asatru Association still lag far behind the established Lutheran Church, which accounts for 237,938 or almost 70% ...

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Does the Soul Exist?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.” It’s often ...

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Religious people find it harder to understand the world – study

People with religious beliefs have a poorer grasp of the physical world than their non-believing counterparts, a new study claims. Researchers from the University of Helsinki surveyed 258 people about their beliefs, and whether they thought “there exists an all-powerful, all-knowing, loving God.” Respondents were also asked to complete tasks ...

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36 Tribes of Giants: In the Bible and Around the World

One only needs to do a cursory study of the Bible to verify the definite existence of giants, throughout the biblical narrative. The earliest appearance of giants occurs just before the flood of Noah’s documentation. Considering the detail added by Enoch in his accounting of the pre-flood giants, we learn that ...

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Video – Extraterrestrials Encounter of December 13th, 1973: “We Created Humanity”!

Visit this website: RAEL ENCOUNTER to know more what happened later. GAF Team are very shocked by this surprising news… They are here they are living with us… RAEL ENCOUNTER

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Would Alien Life Change Christians’ Perspective?

Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, has commented on the recent NASA discovery that suggests there might be flowing water on Mars, by stating that finding alien life could paint a different picture to who God is for Christians. “The important thing is to recognize that the ...

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Googling for God: IT has been a bad decade for God, at least so far

IT has been a bad decade for God, at least so far. Despite the rising popularity of Pope Francis, who was elected in 2013, Google searches for churches are 15 percent lower in the first half of this decade than they were during the last half of the previous one. ...

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Vatican Scientist Thinks Aliens May Exist — But Not An Alien Jesus

There’s only room for one Jesus in this universe, the Vatican Observatory director says. NASA scientists are getting closer to determining whether there is life on other planets — and the enthusiasm about aliens has spread to the Vatican. Nasa’s Kepler mission announced last month that it had discovered an ...

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Video: Quran Manuscript found by student may date to the Prophet Muhammed’s earliest era

Two pages of an ancient Koran have been discovered hiding in plain sight at the University of Birmingham’s Cadbury Research Library in the United Kingdom. The pages date to between A.D. 568 and A.D. 645, making them among the oldest Koran manuscripts yet discovered. “If the dating is correct, then ...

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Video: Funny debate between religious people and an Atheist.

Enjoy this reality.

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Atheists have ‘better sex lives than followers of religion who are plagued with guilt’

Atheists have far better sex lives than religious people who are plagued with guilt during intercourse and for weeks afterwards, researchers have found. A study discovered that non-believers are more willing to discuss sexual fantasies and are more satisfied with their experiences. Both groups of people admitted that they carried ...

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US Christians numbers ‘decline sharply’, poll finds

The number of Americans who identify as Christian has fallen nearly eight percentage points in only seven years, according to a new survey. Pew Research Center found that 71% of Americans identified as Christian in 2014 – down from 78% in 2007. In the same period, Americans identifying as having ...

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