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Moving The Synagogue... Again: A New Museum For D.C.'s Jewish Community

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington is planning a new museum that will bring the story of Washington's Jewish community to life.

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Why People Exaggerate Religious Behavior

Social scientists have learned you can't always believe what people tell you. An analysis of 3 places in the Muslim world examines whether peoples' reports of religious behavior match what they do.
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Banning Traditional Animal Slaughter, Denmark Stokes Religous Ire

The country's move to require animals to be stunned before being killed is seen by some as an affront to religious methods of slaughter. But now Jews and Muslims are working together to protest it.
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Embracing Atheism After A Wild Journey To Find God

Author Barbara Ehrenreich is known for her work on poverty and other social issues. But her latest book, Living with a Wild God, reveals how she became an atheist.
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Why Physicists Are In A Film Promoting An Earth-Centered Universe

Scientist Lawrence Krauss says clips of him were "mined" to lend credibility to The Principle, a film he describes as "stupid" and "unbelievable."
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A Nonbeliever Tries To Make Sense Of The Visions She Had As A Teen

Barbara Ehrenreich — a rationalist, atheist and scientist by training — has written a new memoir called Living With a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything.
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Quinoa Is Kosher For Passover, But Mom May Not Approve

The Orthodox arbiters of kosher inspected quinoa fields in the mountains of Peru and Bolivia. And now for the first time, they've given their Passover seal of approval to the ancient "pseudo-cereal."
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If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

In How Jesus Became God, Bart Ehrman explores how a Jewish preacher from Galilee was transformed into a deity. "Jesus himself didn't call himself God and didn't consider himself God," Ehrman says.
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Atlanta Archbishop Will Sell Mansion Built With Church Money

Months after moving in, Archbishop Wilton Gregory says he'll move out of a $2.2 million mansion. Parishioners had expressed anger over his building a Tudor-style mansion in a pricey neighborhood.
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Finding Peace After Genocide

It has been 20 years since the start of the Rwandan genocide. Reverend Celestin Musekura lost congregation members in the bloodshed. He discusses how faith has helped foster reconciliation.

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