Some Christian groups criticized Dungeons and Dragons for promoting the veneration of demons, murder, and satanism, even though the creator of D&D was a committed christian.
The Greek religion’s God (Zeus Pater), the Roman religion’s God (Jupiter), and the Indian Vedic religion’s God (Dyaus Pita), have similar names because those religions – along with Norse, Persian, and Slavic mythologies – all evolved from the same original religion.
A woman in Nebraska tried to sue all gay people. Her appeal had no legal references, but quoted Webster’s Dictionary and the Bible.
David Barrett, an aeronautics engineer, resigned abruptly after seeing a vision of Jesus, spent 40 years single-handedly compiling the first and only complete list of Earth’s 10,000 existing religions and 33,830 denominations of Christianity. This led him to all 238 countries on Earth.
Supernatural fans used the hash tag #LuciferIsComing for the 5th season premiere when Lucifer is released, but unaware Twitter users responded with numerous #GodIsHere hash tags, leading both topics to be blocked from Twitter.
A statue of Jesus in India had water mysteriously dripping from its toes. Worshipers would collect and sometimes drink it. The source of the water was later found to be a clogged toilet near the statue.
Elvis wore a cross, a star of David and the Hebrew letter chai. He said: “I don’t want to miss out on heaven due to a technicality”.
There is a complete ban on women, and even female animals, entering the peninsula of Mount Athos in Greece, due to the peninsula being home to 20 monasteries.
A Canadian creationist who believes the world is only around 6,000 yrs old, accidentally discovered a 60-million-year-old fish fossil while excavating a basement in Calgary.
In 2001, hundreds of thousands of people across the world listed their religion on censuses as “Jedi”, a movement so big that it overtook major established religions, becoming the second most popular religion in New Zealand and surpassing the 400,000 people mark in the UK.