Category Archives of : Church

Disagreements

Some of the groups could not agree on certain points about Christian teaching (called “doctrine”) or practice. The first split was in the 5th century after the Church Council of Ephesus. The council agreed Nestorianism was wrong. The Assyrian Church of the East did not agree and split from the rest. The argument was about […]

Is the Internet killing religion?

We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of our obsession with cat videos, the alleged rise of teen trends like – brace yourself – eyeball licking.But is it also a culprit in helping us lose our religion? A new study suggests it might be.Allen Downey, a computer scientist at Olin College of Engineering […]

Why Don’t Mormons Drink Coffee?

We’ve discussed Mormons in previous posts, including this one about how happy they appear to be. One of the things that sets Mormons apart from other religious groups is a code of conduct called “The Word of Wisdom.” According to Mormon doctrine, The Word of Wisdom is a law of health that was given by revelation […]

unwanted pregnancies

Abortion rate hit a record low

About two weeks ago, the U.S. abortion rate hit a record low. It has declined by about 35%, more than one third, in the last twenty years .This statistic also revealed that abortions decreased amongst all significant racial and ethnic factions. The American pregnancy rate has also coincidentally declined. Many individuals studying this case believe […]

Types of Organizations for Abortions

Women who experience unplanned pregnancies want to know all the alternatives to abortion. In the midst of strict abortion laws across the US, there are various organizations that advocate for abortions and offer pregnancy help. In the recent news, there have been many politicians and activist trying to change the abortions laws. However, there are […]

Financial aid for pregnant women

The ability to birth new life is both exciting and costly. Many birth mothers face financial difficulty regardless if they are married or single. This is why many states created pregnancy financial assistance. If you are looking for help with medical or baby supplies, you may qualify for financial aid for pregnancy. These programs were […]

Religion in the USA

The belief of religion has played a major role in the development of the United States. It is one of the reasons why America’s forefathers thought it was imperative to separate church and state. It allows all Americans to practice their faith without persecution. Although a majority of Americans called themselves Christians, there are roughly […]

Will Same-Sex Ruling Affect Tax Status, Religious Rights?

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country. Now that that has happened, there are religious organizations that fear they will be compelled to change their view of the institution of marriage as being between a man and a woman. At stake for many is the definition of liberty […]

Are Mormons Happier Than Everyone Else?

A huge study three years back by the Gallup organization looked at the connection between happiness and religion. The survey found that the religions with the happiest people were Judaism and Mormonism. Why is it that Mormons are, or at least appear to be, so happy? A researcher by the name of Elisa Hunter recently did […]