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.”
In the 70’s, missionary Daniel Everett came to a Brazilian indigenous tribe to try to convert them. Instead, they “deconverted” him to atheism. He found that they were happier and more sincere than the Christians he knew.
If you send a letter to Israel addressed to god, they will place it in the Western Wall, where visitors traditionally place handwritten notes of prayer and wishes in the cracks between its stones.
Jews believe God has a 72 letter name that allows the speaker supernatural powers. This name allowed Moses to part the Red Sea.