Religion

Bertrand Russell first delivered this lecture on March 6, 1927 to the National Secular Society, South London Branch, at Battersea Town Hall. See b...
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Jim Lippard spoke on the history of the Church of Scientology, how it has collided with the Internet and lost control of its secrets and its member...
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A tour of medieval atheism, showing how and why some defied the orthodoxies of their day driven by suspicion that ‘God’ was being used to swind...
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Dr Katherine Brown presents the University of Birmingham's open day talk on studying Theology and Religion at undergraduate degree level. This talk...
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Join Seth Andrews for a humorous (and occasionally shocking) romp through The Satanic panic of the 70s, 80s and 90s.His speech was given at the 201...
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The Origins of Islam

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Tom Holland Where did Islam come from? The story of how it came to be established across a vast empire stretching from the Atlantic to the frontier...
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Presented on November 5, 2015.Although the Quaker religion has existed since the middle of the 17th century, the general public knows very little a...
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Millions of American children were placed in orphanages. Some didn’t make it out alive.
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Why did female members follow a guru named Keith Raniere, who now stands accused of sex trafficking? He made them feel like they were in control.
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Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV.
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How Jerry Falwell Jr. transformed Liberty University, one of the religious right's most powerful institutions, into a wildly lucrative online empire.
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This rural, North Carolina community has strong ties to Christianity — and a factory owned by LGBT advocate Mitchell Gold.
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A decade ago, members of the FLDS — a fundamentalist sect of the Mormon church that practices polygamy — began leaving of their own volition. Today...
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Why did Yousef Muslet face life in prison for an everyday gesture?
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A feature essay from the 2017 Kentucky Music Issue.
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Upon This Rock

John Jeremiah Sullivan · GQ 0 words

Rock music used to be a safe haven for degenerates and rebels. Until it found Jesus
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