Month: April 2007
EMO -- short for 'emotional' -- is a subculture named after a type of music characterised by an emotional and confessional tone.
Several prominent scholars who were interviewed in a bitterly contested documentary that suggests that Jesus and his family members were buried in a nondescript ancient Jerusalem burial cave have now revised their conclusions...
The Trinity Broadcasting Network is the world's largest religious TV network. Unfortunately, it promotes a theology that is a hideous caricature of what the Bible actually teaches -- earning it the nickname, The Blasphemy Channel.
In March, 2007, a defamation suit filed by Hank Hanegraaff against Christian apologist Bill Alnor was thrown out of court. Bill Alnor shares his comments on the case.
Rex Humbard is widely considered to have been the world's first televangelist. He became notorious for his emphasis on money -- sending out mass-mailed begging letters along with marketing gimmicks designed to get people to send in their 'seed-faith' offerings.
Research resources on Rex Humbard, the world's first televangelist
A manifesto for deepening faith and enriching popular culture in an age of Christianity-Lite.
Ever wonder what ever happened to the guy whose religious followers were linked to the only episode of domestic mass bioterrorism in America?
The Ku Klux Klan is the collective name of several past and present hate groups in the United States that primarily advocate racism, white supremacy, anti-semitism and anti-catholicism.
An overview of the Ku Klux Klan.
Research resources on the KKK (Ku Klux Klan) hate group.
In the late 1970s the Invisible Church led by Nelson Nurse was popular in England.
Why do many Muslim women wear a veil? Is is a sign of religious oppression or of Islamic fanaticism? How should Western democracies deal with the all-concealing versions such as the Niqab and the Burka? Does the veil hinder integration?
A pictorial overview of different Muslim veil styles -- from the Hijab head scarf to the full-body, all-concealing Burqa.