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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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Onscreen But Out Of Sight, TV Preachers Avoid Tax Scrutiny

The IRS has not audited a church in five years. Some televangelists are taking advantage of that inaction to shield millions of dollars from public scrutiny.
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A State Fossil For S. Carolina Faces Mammoth Obstacle

The state senate is wrangling with amendments to insert language inspired by the book of Genesis into a bill to make the Columbian mammoth the state's fossil.
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For 'Lent Madness,' Reverend Pits Saints Against Each Other

Rev. Tim Schenck created the March Madness-type bracket in the true spirit of the season. People learn about, then vote for their favorite saints to advance to the Golden Halo.
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Can A Television Network Be A Church? The IRS Says Yes

NPR examines previously undisclosed financial records from Daystar Television. Those files raise issues as basic as the definition of "church" and as a grand as the role of government in religion.
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The Pope And Obama Share A Knack For Inspiring The Young

President Obama met with Pope Francis this week at the Vatican. Among those watching most closely were young American Catholics.

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