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New Book: "First English Bible Fueled First Fundamentalists"   "The translation of the Bible into English marked the birth of religious fundamentalism in medieval times, as well as the…

Started by Daniel W

7 Mar 9, 2010
Reply by Daniel W


Zoroastrianism is considered the forerunner of monotheistic religion.  The religion began in what is now Iran.  The number of Zoroastria…

Started by Daniel W

1 Mar 8, 2010
Reply by Jo Jerome

A new religion every month.

John Hummel interviewed at 52 centers of worship, in his weblog "52 weeks, 52 religions".   I can't do that, but in interest of keeping the…

Started by Daniel W

1 Mar 8, 2010
Reply by D.O.S

Ten Cool Creation Myths

also from  The story briefly (very briefly) discusses 10 creation myths from Europe, Middle East, Egypt, India, China, and…

Started by Daniel W

5 Mar 1, 2010
Reply by Daniel W

Did humans have religion before they had cities, agriculture, or ipods?

Göbekli Tepe is dated at 11,500 years old (Take that, creationists!) .  Apparently, the temple complex predates domestication of grains and…

Started by Daniel W

0 Feb 21, 2010


Started by Edward Teach

2 Feb 20, 2010
Reply by Edward Teach

On 52 weeks 52 religions

I ran across an interesting podcast series and thought it was appropriate for this discussion. 52 weeks 52 religions by podcaster John Humm…

Started by Daniel W

8 Feb 19, 2010
Reply by Daniel W

Ancient pottery shard casts light on bible's age? Or wishful thinking?

A small pottery shard was discovered in Israel, and dated to about 10 century BCE. The article states this was during King David's reign. (…

Started by Daniel W

4 Jan 24, 2010
Reply by Daniel W

What is Religion?

It may be self evident, and we all know what we are talking about when we discuss religion. Wikipedia has an interesting discussion on rel…

Started by Daniel W

4 Jan 7, 2010
Reply by Fred Werther

Origins of the Noah legend. Reports of the "Real Ark?

This story was too cool to pass up, although presented a bit dishonestly. Guardian UK. Well, it's not a relic of the ark. It's a misplaced…

Started by Daniel W

5 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Daniel W


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