Thomas Jefferson created his own version of the Bible, using a razor to cut out the ‘supernatural’ parts, such as the miracles and the resurrection. Today, new members of Congress receive a copy upon election.
In 2002, a British woman was so annoyed by Jehovah Witnesses repeatedly knocking on her door, she waited until they were holding a service, then started pounding on the front doors of their church. Then, she tried to get them to change religions. After about a half-hour, she was forced to leave.
The Bible says farmers should leave the edges of their fields unharvested to feed the poor and foreigners.
The median annual salary for church Pastors in the US is about $94,000.
Thomas Jefferson used a razor to cut passages from the New Testament and literally pasted them together into what is now known as the Jefferson Bible, currently on display at the Smithsonian. He felt the focus should be on Jesus’ life and moral teachings, not inexplicable miracles.
Pope Francis hasn’t watched television in almost 30 years after he promised the Virgin Mary that he wouldn’t anymore.
Dating back to 2000 BC, Zoroastrianism is the only religion which has a creationism myth based on the contemporary Spherical Earth.
One of the most well known Presidents of the USA, Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt, was against putting “In God We Trust” on currency, saying it would “… cheapen such a motto by use on coins, postage stamps, or ads”.
A research study led by University of Oxford found out that atheists and highly religious people are the ones least scared of death.
In 1961 when Yuri Gagarin returned from space Nikita Khrushchev wanted to boost the Soviet’s anti-religion campaign by saying: “Gagarin flew into space, but didn’t see any god there.”