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"religion has been playing a key role in politics since ages. Political governance and religious practices are two different aspects, which should not be mixed together," he said, before interacting with students and clarifying doubts raised by them on ...
65 years ago, in 1952, Dr. Harry Markowitz introduced Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT). MPT is ready for retirement. Then 26 years ago, in 1991, Dr.
Now, an innocuous criminal trial of an Indianapolis mother charged with felony child abuse packs the potential to twist religious freedom into a dreadful and dangerous weapon. And the state's gay children and adults may be the most vulnerable targets ...
Petitioned by the women of the Wall and the Original Women of the Wall, the High Court sent notices to Rabinowitz, the Prime Minister's Office, the religious Services Ministry and the Western Wall Heritage Foundation that stated they must provide good ...
The rituals and sacred texts vary from one religion to another, but the basic impulse is the same. In addition to these commonalities, however, most religions also have extremists whose radical (mis)understandings distort the basic tenets of their ...
British researchers have concluded that people who attend church regularly tend to live slightly longer than non-religious people.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to examine whether the government can allot land free of cost to any private organisation for construction of religious structures. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud decided ...
"We cannot use the words, symbols and images of our faith to provide a religious gloss to an autocrat." Hollerith, the current dean, responded on the cathedral's website: "I believe our job is to work together to build a country where everyone feels ...
New Delhi: That minister Sushma Swaraj is fiercely nationalist was evident in the manner in which she dealt with Amazon Canada for carrying doormats featuring the Indian tricolour.
But some of those who study religion and politics say more left-leaning people of faith, with a clear foe in the White House, may be motivated to better organize and deploy their members during the next four years, and may even hope to regain the clout ...
That same sense of America as a land of religious people that did not endorse any one faith tradition but was friendly to religion in general was also supported then by rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court. Helping strengthen that official attitude was ...
This "religious cleansing" has national security implications. President Trump should quickly change the atmosphere by ordering the Department of Defense to make clear that political correctness must end - and that free religious exercise guaranteed ...
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took to twitter on Friday to assert that all Indians were 'her people.' The reaction came after a Twitter user alleged she was biased towards issuing 'Muslim Visa'.
This is where the "religare" dimension of religion comes in. Authentic religion facilitates the loving connection with God that we crave.
At Metropolitan African Methodist Church, a dozen groups gathered to pray and devise a plan for advancing its goals of justice for women, immigrants and religious and sexual minorities during an administration that is expected to present serious ...
For evangelical publisher InterVarsity Press, "engagement in social justice, racial reconciliation, peacemaking, and community development are just as important to our religious expression as talking about our beliefs," says Helen Lee, formerly ...
For the most part, the religious leaders who took part in Friday's inauguration ceremony of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States emphasized piety over politics, offering prayers which, in principle, could be shared by Americans of ...
America's 45th president isn't the first populist to be inaugurated - but he's the loneliest. By Michael KazinMichael Kazin's latest book is war Against War: The American Fight for peace, 1914-1918.
So I've been shopping around for a new religion to see me through the next four years. Too many of my fellow Christians voted for selfishness and for degradation of the beautiful world God created.
(RNS) On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, his election victory can, in part, be explained by his ability to tap into the most dominant thread of American religion: the American Dream. At the core of this Dream is a gospel of unlimited and ...
Lutheran Hour, 7 a.m. Sunday, WPOS-FM 103.1. The Rev. Gregory Seltz on "The Word of the Cross - Power for Life." Lutheran Chapel of the Air, 11 a.m.
Petitioned by the women of the Wall and the Original Women of the Wall, the High Court sent notices to Rabinowitz, the Prime Minister's Office, the religious Services Ministry and the Western Wall Heritage Foundation that stated they must provide good ...
Evangelist Franklin Graham was among those offering a prayer at the inauguration of Pres. Donald Trump on Friday. He read from I Timothy 2 before praying.
Deadline to submit items for the TimesDaily religion calendar is 5 p.m. Tuesday for publication the following Saturday. Information, however, may be submitted up to six weeks in advance.
Old cemeteries mark final resting places, record history and often use symbols that had religious significance in the time the stones were placed.
Donna Donovan, ordained as a Druid priestess and an interfaith minister through Universal Life Church, is the leader of the group working with inmates she describes as "pan Pagan," referring to religious that are "non-Abrahamaic," which excludes ...
(CNN) Three religious leaders spoke after President Donald Trump at his inauguration Friday. Below are their words: Rabbi Marvin Hier, Simon Wiesenthal Center.
During Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, five Christian leaders and one rabbi will offer readings and prayer for the new administration.
"I'm looking for a new religion." Thus saith Garrison Keillor, America's most beloved Lutheran humorist, a rather odd title for a man who is neither Lutheran nor humorous.
NEW YORK (Reuters) Twenty-seven Jewish community centers in 17 states reported receiving false telephone bomb threats on Wednesday (Jan. 18), prompting evacuations and an FBI probe into the second wave of hoax attacks to target American Jewish ...
Her bill would prohibit any U.S. government official from establishing or utilizing a registry for the purposes of classifying or surveilling individuals on the basis of religious affiliation, according to a DelBene press release. The bill would also ...
Martin Luther King Jr. Shabbat service at Temple Kol Tikvah: Dr. Dee and the Sacred Praise Chorale, Rabbi Jon Hanish and Cantor Noa Shaashua lead the celebration, 6:30 p.m.
(KUTV) President-elect Donald John Trump's inauguration program shows a strong religious theme, including a high-profile spot for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Others write: "Allowing our nation to be over-run, Northern White European influence destroyed, Christian religion to be relegated to subservience to Islamic beliefs, is not Biblical"; immigrants are "invading barbarians.
BELLE PLAINE, Minn. -- veterans in a Minnesota city have removed a cross from a memorial erected in a public park after a prominent professing atheist group.
In recent years, Jeffress has frequently denounced Islam, calling it an "evil religion" that "promotes pedophilia" because the Prophet Muhammed married a 9-year-old girl.
Donald Trump's inauguration will feature more religious leaders than those of his predecessors, among them pastor Paula White, one of Trump's spiritual Advisors who will be only the second woman to lead a prayer at an inauguration.
The course also discusses "biblical interpretation of white supremacist 'Christian identity' churches," "religious theories justifying racial domination" as well as "the influence of religious thought both past and present on comparative global racisms ...
What does the election of Donald J. Trump mean for religious liberty? As with many important issues, President-elect Trump has no significant record or concrete ...
And so the Boy President heads for Washington to be sworn into office, pumping his fist, mooning the media, giving the stinky finger to whomever irks him, doing ...
A-list celebrities may be staying away from Donald J. Trump's inauguration on Friday, but a large number of religious leaders will take part in the ceremony, reading Scripture and offering prayers for his administration.
This, he said, is happening because centralized regimes andnon-state Actors use violence and coercion in an attempt to prevent personsfrom pursuing their freedom of religion or beliefs. He however said "the U.S government places great importanceon ...
Now, the original authors of the religion article collected data from six quite different countries. Places like Jordan and Turkey had essentially entirely Muslim families in the study.
Raising this point during a short discussion on 'Welfare and Development of Minorities', BJP member N. Ramachandra Rao said though India was a secular country, religion was unfortunately used for political gains. "Can we go against the Constitution?
Regarding the recent Amarillo Globe-News editorial (Editorial: Don't blame religion for teen pregnancy, Jan. 14, amarillo.
Petitioned by the women of the Wall and the Original Women of the Wall, the High Court sent notices to Rabinowitz, the Prime Minister's Office, the religious Services Ministry and the Western Wall Heritage Foundation that stated they must provide good ...
The official religion of Bhutan is Buddhism, and it influences many aspects of the small country's culture. Masks feature in some customs.
Chaldean Archbishop Yousif Mirkis of Kirkuk, Iraq, second from right, celebrates Mass on April 19, 2015, in Madrid. Photo courtesy of HazteOir.
Take religion, for example. The long-held stereotypes of religious people in this country simply don't apply any more.
Like her, I have parents who speak the Punjabi language, profess the Sikh religion and come from rough and tumble rural stock.





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