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Poll: Most Americans don’t think Scientology is a religion

WASHINGTON — Most Americans do not believe Scientology is a real religion, according to a recent poll by 60 Minutes … Continued

The Sikh community stands apart, intentionally

Sanjeev Syal AP An Indian Sikh devotee offers prayers at the Golden Temple, Sikh’s holiest shrine in Amritsar, India, Monday, … Continued

Bible ‘codes’ undermine real religion

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Oh G-d no. Not another Bible codes book. And this one launched in a full page … Continued

Faith in family

My husband Ben Bradlee and my son Quinn Bradlee have just published a book. It is called “A Life’s Work … Continued

A soldier’s religion ought not matter

Q: What is the proper role of religion — and personal religious belief — in the U.S. armed forces? Should … Continued

Thin Line Between Religions and Cults

A Baltimore mother accused of joining a cult and starving her child says she was acting on her religious beliefs. … Continued

Thin Line Between Religions and Cults

In exchange for her cooperation, Maryland prosecutors have offered Ria Ramkissoon a reduced charge in the case against Queen Antoinette … Continued

Obama Taps Into Spiritual Hunger

Do I believe that Barack Obama elicits religious fervor among his followers? The fact that the question is asked would … Continued

No Joke

The common definition of cult is captured in the common joke: my faith is a religion, yours is a sect … Continued

Freedom To Speak, Courage to Witness

When I opened the front door, I was face to face with a young Jehovah’s Witness who was holding the … Continued

Using Personality Cults and Being Used

I am willing to abstain from casting too harsh a light on the lives of the founders of the Church … Continued

Cult Plus Time Equals Religion

You might as well ask what is the difference between a “real” government and a political experiment. For the most … Continued

A Message and Recommendations

Like all religious people, you will do well to stay in touch with a variety of wise people who challenge … Continued