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.
Catholic schools in United States teach evolution as a part of their science curriculum.
The Hindu religion states that science only offers a limited view of reality, but all it offers is right and correct, meaning that the religion by it’s nature cannot contradict science, leading to the the majority of even highly religious Hindus accepting evolution as fact.
There are Shabbat elevators in areas of large Jewish population in Israel, the United States, Canada and Ukraine. These elevators stop at every floor so that Jews won’t have to press buttons on the Sabbath since pressing buttons is considered ‘doing work’.
Mary (mother of Jesus) is considered one of the most righteous women in the Islamic religion. She is mentioned more in the Quran than in the entire New Testament.
The shoe company ‘Atheist Shoes’ conducted an experiment where they sent packages with ‘Atheist’ brand packing tape and neutral packing tape to the U.S. The ‘Atheist’ marked packages took an average of 3 days longer to ship and where 10 times more likely to disappear.
France banned an ad depicting Jesus as a female because of its “intrusion on people’s innermost beliefs”.