Since the 12th century, Judaism believes that if the truths derived through science or philosophy contradict religious beliefs, the religious beliefs are incorrect.
St Augustine, who lived in the 4th century, advocated that god should have made use of natural, evolutionary, original causes in the production of man’s body. He believed it was the soul that was created through a supernatural process, the body was created through a natural evolutionary process.
The term “devil’s advocate” was originally the church official appointed to argue against a candidate for sainthood.
An analysis of over 200 social studies contends that high religiousness predicts a lower risk of depression and drug abuse and fewer suicide attempts, and more reports of satisfaction with sex life and a sense of well-being.
One of the Vatican’s own astronomers, and the curator of of the Vatican’s meteorite collection, dismisses creationism as “…a kind of paganism”.
A man in Taiwan was mauled by a lion after he jumped into their enclosure with a bible in an attempt to convert them to Christianity.
Jehovah’s Witnesses teach that Satan and his demons were cast down to earth from heaven 100 years ago today: October 1, 1914
Mohammed declared in a charter, that Muslims were to protect Christians until the end of the world. Christians weren’t to be persecuted in Muslim countries and wouldn’t be drafted into the military.
There was a custom in ancient Babylon compelling all women at least once in their lives to go to the temple of Aphrodite and have sex with a stranger.