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Author and historical researcher Michael Paulkovich says that Jesus of Nazareth was a “mythical character” who “never existed” due to his absence from 126 historical texts written in the first to third centuries.  (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

Author: Jesus ‘Never Existed,’ Not Mentioned In 126 Historical Texts

Author and historical researcher Michael Paulkovich says that Jesus of Nazareth was a “mythical character” who “never existed” due to his absence from 126 historical texts written in the first to third centuries.

10/01/2014

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Group Launches Campaign In Response To Anti-Islam Metrobus Ad Featuring Hitler

After an advertisement featuring German dictator Adolf Hitler and calling for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries was plastered on the sides of 20 Metro buses last month, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is striking back.

06/11/2014

The fourth annual “State of the Bible” survey was conducted just over two months ago by the Barna Group for the American Bible Society, a non-profit organization based in New York. The survey found that 88 percent of U.S. households own a Bible, but belief in the writings is waning dramatically with young Americans. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Survey: 19 Percent Of Americans Skeptical Of The Bible

A new poll finds a sharp increase in the number of Americans who consider the Bible merely the teachings of men rather than the word of God, with nearly one-in-five Americans (19 percent) saying they are skeptical of the Bible.

04/10/2014

File photo of a person praying. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Contempt Order Sought in Md. Public Prayer Case

The American Humanist Association is asking a federal judge to hold the Carroll County Commissioners in contempt for violating his order barring them from opening meetings with sectarian prayers.

04/02/2014

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Demands Pentagon To Take Down ‘Unconstitutional Nativity Scenes’ At Guantanamo Bay

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is demanding the Pentagon remove Nativity scenes at Guantanamo Bay.

12/18/2013

A former Archbishop of Canturbury warns the church will be extinct within a generation unless it can energize young people. (Getty Images)

British Clergyman Warns Christianity On The Brink Of ‘Extinction’

One of England’s most respected clerics is warning that the Church of England faces “extinction” within a generation unless it can attract young people back to the faith.

11/21/2013

Sarah Palin discussed her faith and some of the "liberal" interpretations of Pope Francis with CNN. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Palin ‘Taken Aback’ By Some ‘Liberal’ Statements From Pope Francis

Former Vice Presidential candidate and governor of Alaska Sarah Palin said that some “liberal” statements from Pope Francis have “taken her aback,” and she expressed caution that this may be influenced by media narratives.

11/13/2013

File photo of a person praying. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

High Court Wrestles With Prayer in Government

The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town’s council meetings.

11/06/2013

Author and historical researcher Michael Paulkovich says that Jesus of Nazareth was a “mythical character” who “never existed” due to his absence from 126 historical texts written in the first to third centuries.  (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

Report: 100 Million Christians Persecuted Worldwide, North Korea Worst Offender

The annual “Open Doors World Watch List” survey of Christian religious liberty finds that 2012 was a very hostile year of persecution for more than 100 million Christians worldwide.

01/10/2013

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