Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Creationism: If it’s supernatural it’s not science

July 20th, 2012 § in Religion

National media attention focused on suburban Cobb County, Ga., last week as a federal court heard constitutional challenges to a school district policy requiring that a biology textbook carry this disclaimer: “Evolution is a theory, not a fact, regarding the origin of livin[...]

Faith in God is down to your genes says Researcher

July 8th, 2012 § in Religion

Whether or not you are religious and believe in God is down to your genes, says Dean Hamer, National Cancer Institute’s Gene Structure Regulation Unit, USA. He reckons Jesus, Mohammed (the prophet) and Buddha probably carried the ‘God Gene’ in them. Church repre[...]

Were 15th Century Witches Ergot Poisoned ?

May 19th, 2012 § in Religion

A botanist at the University of Troms claims the women who were burned alive as witches in Finnmark may have gotten hallucinations after eating a fungus. The women, who were sentenced for witchcraft in northern Norway during the 1600s, admitted to both witchcraft and contact with[...]

Egypt Uses Science To Dispel Pharaonic Curse

May 3rd, 2012 § in Religion

Egypt Uses science To Dispel Pharaonic Curse Egypt will use science to dispel the curse of the pharaohs, which popular myth blames for the deaths of those who have opened the tombs of Egypt’s ancient rulers, Egypt’s antiquities chief said.[...]

Temple to Zeus Unearthed at Mount Olympus

April 28th, 2012 § in Religion

Temple to Zeus Unearthed at Mount Olympus Diggers accidentally discovered a temple to Zeus at the foot of Mount Olympus in an indicating that ancient Greeks switched away from polytheism to the faith of a single God even before Christianity appeared in Greece, archaeologists said[...]

Autistic Boy Dies During ‘Exorcism’

April 26th, 2012 § in Religion

Autistic Boy Dies During ‘Exorcism’: An autistic 8-year-old boy died while wrapped in sheets during a prayer service held to exorcise the evil spirits that church members blamed for his condition. The minister who performed the service was arrested in connection with [...]

The Mystery Of The Pagan Origin Of Christmas

September 26th, 2011 § in Religion

The mystery Of The Pagan Origin Of Christmas: Jesus Was Not Born On December 25th But A Whole Bunch Of Pagan Gods Were. Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25th?  Most people assume that it has always been a Christian holiday and that it is a celebration of the birth of Jesu[...]

UFOs in the Bible: Ezekiel’s Wheel, 593 BC

August 19th, 2011 § in Religion, UFO

Source: Jim Aho, ‘Ezekiel’s Wheel’ Original Source Ezekiel’s Wheel by Jim Aho Of all the UFO accounts in the Bible, the one that I hear mentioned most often is Ezekiel’s Wheel. Many people claim that Ezekiel clearly describes a UFO in the following p[...]

Shroud of Turin

August 4th, 2011 § in Religion

The face of Jesus Christ has inspired artists throughout the ages.  But how did they know what Jesus looked like?  A piece of linen may hold the answer.  It is called the Shroud of Turin.  Many believe it is the actual burial cloth of Jesus Christ, and his image was imprinted[...]

Who was Saint Nicholas?

August 2nd, 2011 § in Religion

St. Nicholas is represented on icons very often, probably most frequent than any other saint. The ecclesiastical history records two people with the name “Nicholas”. Both of them are reputed to be holy: Bishop Nicholas of Myra (lived in the 4 th century) and Nicholas of Sion,[...]