What was the first religion? - Paleolithic society provides the first evidence of religious belief. Ecological conditions show how it began 100,000 years ago.
In many nations, patriarchal religion is the primary type of religion. Cultural and social beliefs pervade faiths and work to oppress females, and certain religious practices keep many women from fulfilling their potential or from living with privileges that other women may have. Nonetheless, women...
Surviving a Polish wedding takes stamina. Read how one American adapted by conforming to the cultural norms of the Polish.
How was the universe created? What’s our purpose here on Earth? Is there an afterlife? Or does the mind simply vanish after death? Throughout the centuries people have asked themselves these questions, and some have used religion as a way to get...
"The world is not the world when it is separated from God. God must be in the world and the world in God.” —D. T. Suzuki
A personal opinion into today's society in the USA.
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance....
This article uses humor to look at superstition listing most of the more common ones, from the number 13, to spilling salt, to the 4 leaf clover. It takes a look at how superstitions can control your life.
The Knights Templar were the guardians of untold riches gathered from their time protecting the Christian pilgrims in the holy land. Could their relics have been moved away by the Templar naval fleet at La Rochelle?
Anita Diamant featured the customs around the Red Tent in her book and a movie was based on it. There is now a modern movement inspired by the book that honors the history and spirituality of women.