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08Jul, 2016

Improving your Church Diversity?

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Ways to improve the diversity of your church congregation.

Pew Research Center estimates that by 2050, the United States will be 47 percent Caucasian, 13 percent African-American, 29 percent Hispanic and 9 percent Asian. Schools, especially preschools, will become more diverse even more quickly, because the birth rates of …

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06Jul, 2016

Empowering Men and Women in the Battle Against Rape Culture

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Understanding and finding ways to combat rape culture is the first step to helping victims.

Understanding Rape Culture
Practically everyone has been abuzz with the news that came out of California this week. A Stanford University athlete who was convicted of rape received a six-month sentence for his crimes. The internet lit up, so to speak, with outrage …

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28Jun, 2016

Religious Service Attendance and the Gender Gap

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There is a gender gap in the attendance of religious services. Women's attendance is on the decline.

There is a gender gap in the attendance of religious services. Women’s attendance is on the decline.
In May, the Vatican made a splash in the news when the Pope agreed to explore the idea of ordaining women as deacons in the church. A few days after the annou…

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23Jun, 2016

What Do You Know About Ramadan?

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Ramadan Kareem: Arabic Lanterns are hung to celebrate the Muslim holy month

Ramadan Kareem: Arabic Lanterns are hung to celebrate the Muslim holy month
When most people thing of Ramadan, the first thing that comes to mind is fasting. While it’s true that Muslims abstain from food and drink during this spiritual month, there’s much more…

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21Jun, 2016

African-American Music Appreciation Month

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African-American Music Month is celebrated in June

African-American Music Month is celebrated in June
When you think of Nashville, Elvis, Dolly Parton, and country music come to mind. There’s no denying that Nashville is a mecca of music history, but you may not realize that one important influence to every genre…

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16Jun, 2016

College Religious Studies of Atheism and Secularism

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Atheism and secularism market research question
We’ve reported that about 23 percent of the population claims no religious affiliation. Many of these individuals are millennials, who are more likely to identify as atheist or agnostic than their older counterparts…

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