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Science vs. Religion: A Race to Destruction?
Originally Posted: 09/25/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Science for the sake of science, or religion for the sake of religion, nearly always possesses within it the potential for great danger, especially if the humanity that both were meant to serve comes second to ...

'Apocalypse Later:' Documentary Explores Harold Camping's End-Times Predictions
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 1:41pm | Type: Blog

For thousands of years, select groups of Christians have thought their generation was Earth’s last. Even the Apostle Paul thought Jesus would return in his lifetime. But Paul didn’t have the audacity to pinpoi ...

Harold Camping May Be Facing Doomsday, But Not the One He Intended
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:59pm | Type: Blog

Two years ago, radio evangelist Harold Camping was predicting the end of the world. Now, longtime aides say his false predictions are likely to result in the end of his California-based Family Radio ministry. ...

It's the End of the World As We Know It and I Feel ... Peace
Originally Posted: 12/23/2012 - 1:14am | Type: Blog

That kind of peace is what descended on my heart and mind in the wake of my father’s death. I didn’t do anything to get it to arrive. I didn’t pray the right prayer or read the right thing. It just … arrived. ...

Man Behind ‘Rapture Pets’ Rescue Admits it’s a Hoax
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 9:29am | Type: Blog

The owner of a business who claimed he would provide atheist rescuers for Christians' pets left behind in the Rapture now says his service was an elaborate hoax and never had any clients. ...

Rapture Pet Rescue Business Wishes Harold Camping Would Keep Predicting
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 10:19pm | Type: Blog

A business that promises to care for the pets of Christians who are swept up in the Rapture saw a jump in business last year ahead of Harold Camping's prediction. It's sorry to see Camping's pre ...

Harold Camping Says May 21 Prediction Was ‘Incorrect and Sinful’
Originally Posted: 03/08/2012 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

Radio evangelist Harold Camping has called his erroneous prediction that the world would end last May 21 an "incorrect and sinful statement" and said his ministry is out of the prediction business. ...

If It's Armageddon, Do I Have to Do My Homework?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2012 - 7:36am | Type: Blog

The world has never been short on doomsday prophets, intent on predicting the end of days. And it has reached fetishist proportions this year with the end of the Mayan calendar. M ...

Top 10 Religion Stories of the Year
Originally Posted: 12/14/2011 - 3:05pm | Type: Blog

The death of Osama bin Laden is voted the No. 1 religion story of the year by the members of Religion Newswriters Association, the world’s premier association dedicated to helping journalists write about relig ...