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.
Mormons believe that the United States Constitution is a divinely inspired document.
The Internet has a patron saint named Saint Isidore of Seville. He compiled the knowledge of the ancient world and made it accessible for his own and future generations around 600 AD.
Due to religious reasons, Manhattan is encircled by a constantly maintained, continuous string of clear wire.
The Higgs boson, commonly referred to as the “God Particle”, was originally intended to be named the “goddamn particle”, but Leon Lederman’s publisher asked that it be changed. Higgs, an atheist, was unhappy with the nickname because he thought the term “might offend people who are religious”
Primitive Baptist Universalists, a branch of Baptists found in Appalachia, are known as “No Hellers” due “to their belief that Hell is actually experienced in this lifetime”.
There is a parody religion that instructs its followers to reject regular employment. Church heads also claim that their faux founder can time travel, which explains changes to religious doctrines from time to time.
St. Augustine, in the 5th century, wrote that Christians should not interpret Genesis literally because if science proved it otherwise, Christian witness would be gone.
In the U.S., there are 1.5 times more Google searches for “heaven” than “hell.”
A televangelist called Oral Roberts once told his viewers that if he didn’t receive 8 million dollars in 3 months God would kill him, and he received over 9 million dollars in that period of time.