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Oh, TV of Little Faith: Two Critics Find God on the Small Screen. Sometimes. - New York Times

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 05:00

Oh, TV of Little Faith: Two Critics Find God on the Small Screen. Sometimes.
New York Times
I had my issues with “The Path,” Hulu's drama about a we-swear-it's-not-Scientology cult, but I was fascinated with how it explored the crunchy culture of Meyerism — delivering babies in birthing pools, the teenage son saying that his family listened ...

Oh, TV of Little Faith: Two Critics Find God on the Small Screen. Sometimes. - New York Times

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 05:00

Oh, TV of Little Faith: Two Critics Find God on the Small Screen. Sometimes.
New York Times
I'd also argue that “The Leftovers,” for all its attention to fictional cults, is about the importance of religion as we know it, and more specifically, what happens when faith is shaken. In its world, the underpinnings of every established religion ...

Roanoke School Board discusses reserve fund limit - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 00:16

Roanoke School Board discusses reserve fund limit
Roanoke Times
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, at The Church of the Great Shepherd, 1937 Shingle Block Road, Bedford, with the Rev. Kenneth Lafon ... Visitation will be 11 a.m. to Noon at Maberry Funeral Home Chapel prior to the graveside service.In ...

Fridge Magnet: Tailgating is more than a picnic in a parking lot - Roanoke Times (blog)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 00:12

Roanoke Times (blog)

Fridge Magnet: Tailgating is more than a picnic in a parking lot
Roanoke Times (blog)
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, at The Church of the Great Shepherd, 1937 Shingle Block Road, Bedford, with the Rev. Kenneth Lafon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends 6 to ... friend and ...

Football season? Tailgating season - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 23:32

Roanoke Times

Football season? Tailgating season
Roanoke Times
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, at The Church of the Great Shepherd, 1937 Shingle Block Road, Bedford, with the Rev. Kenneth Lafon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends 6 to ... The ...

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Betty Gardner - Grandlakenews

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 23:28

Betty Gardner
Grandlakenews
Betty's Life of Celebration Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 10:00am, August 25, 2016 at Lawson's Funeral Homes Chapel of Jay. Interment will follow to Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Arkansas. Memorials may be sent to Good Shepherd Hospice, ...

'Probe Obasanjo or forget anti-corruption war' - The Punch

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 22:44

The Punch

'Probe Obasanjo or forget anti-corruption war'
The Punch
The truth is, Nigeria is governed by two most dangerous cults in the country. The 0gb0ni and the Kaduna ... mostly from the religious angle. Nigeria is a Spiritual Project and the Arch Angel Hierarchies are very much around and active, doing the Will ...

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'Probe Obasanjo or forget anti-corruption war' - The Punch

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 22:44

The Punch

'Probe Obasanjo or forget anti-corruption war'
The Punch
The truth is, Nigeria is governed by two most dangerous cults in the country. The 0gb0ni and the Kaduna mafs. ... No nation can work with the cultural and religious oppression and divide we have in the land. Nigeria can never work for as long as the ...

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Religion in the Media: How has it Changed, Where is it Going, Why does it Matter? - ABC Technology and Games

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 21:52

ABC Technology and Games

Religion in the Media: How has it Changed, Where is it Going, Why does it Matter?
ABC Technology and Games
I've written on religion and politics and why the two are not mutually exclusive, the problem of suffering, who really runs Islam, the myth of religious violence, standing firm against cults, the persecuted church, the international interfaith ...

Religion in the Media: How has it Changed, Where is it Going, Why does it Matter? - ABC Technology and Games

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 21:52

ABC Technology and Games

Religion in the Media: How has it Changed, Where is it Going, Why does it Matter?
ABC Technology and Games
I've written on religion and politics and why the two are not mutually exclusive, the problem of suffering, who really runs Islam, the myth of religious violence, standing firm against cults, the persecuted church, the international interfaith ...

How Krishna was transformed from a tribal deity to a supreme god in the Puranic tradition - Scroll.in

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 21:11

Scroll.in

How Krishna was transformed from a tribal deity to a supreme god in the Puranic tradition
Scroll.in
Hence, as Suvira Jaiswal argues in her book The Origin and Development of the Vaisnavism, “Brahmins seized upon the devotional cult of Vasudeva-Krishna and recognised it as a form of Narayana-Vishnu to infuse Brahmanical social ethics into this popular ...

Fairborn Municipal Court - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 18:39

Fairborn Municipal Court
Fairborn Daily Herald
Jeffrey M. Lisath, 206 Chapel Lane, Dayton, guilty unauthorized use of property, $315 fines, 30 days suspended. Supervised community ... Shelby L. Shepherd, 471 Yale Drive, Lebanon, guilty OVI, $490 fines, 180 days, 177 suspended. Complete three-day ...

Fairborn Municipal Court - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 16:05

Fairborn Municipal Court
Fairborn Daily Herald
Jeffrey M. Lisath, 206 Chapel Lane, Dayton, guilty unauthorized use of property, $315 fines, 30 days suspended. Supervised community ... Shelby L. Shepherd, 471 Yale Drive, Lebanon, guilty OVI, $490 fines, 180 days, 177 suspended. Complete three-day ...

In His Father's Shadow - The Majalla Magazine

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 13:49

The Majalla Magazine

In His Father's Shadow
The Majalla Magazine
On 14 July 1958, just before Massoud turned twelve, a group of military officers overthrew the Hashemite monarchy, thereby paving the way for his family's return to Iraq. But before long, Iraq's leader, Abdel Karim Qasim, and his father had a falling ...

15 Horror Movie Heroines With Killer Style — PHOTOS - Bustle

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:12

Bustle

15 Horror Movie Heroines With Killer Style — PHOTOS
Bustle
But that doesn't mean there aren't horror movie heroines with amazing style. Regardless of being worlds populated with witchcraft, wolves, serial killers, and cults, there are plenty of subcultures and darker sections of society that are inspiring in ...

In Memoriam: Polodna - The New Lenox Patriot (subscription)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:51

In Memoriam: Polodna
The New Lenox Patriot (subscription)
... (Sarah) and Robert (fiancee Lesi); nieces, Christine (Terry), Cynthia (Mark) and nephew, David (Rocella); and seven great-nieces and nephews. Visitation and funeral services held at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. Interment at Good Shepherd Cemetery.

The Cult of Mithra: Sacred Temples, and Vedic Legends, and Ancient Armenian Understanding - Ancient Origins

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:22

The Cult of Mithra: Sacred Temples, and Vedic Legends, and Ancient Armenian Understanding
Ancient Origins
As a result of the religious revolution of Ardashir II, the Sassanid King of Persia in 395 AD, the cults of Mithra and Anahita, the Iranian goddess, were imported to Persia and combined with Zoroastrianism. In the first century BC the cult of Mithra ...

Littlehampton: in fond memory of Joe - Chichester Observer

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 04:06

Chichester Observer

Littlehampton: in fond memory of Joe
Chichester Observer
Joe and Eva attended Wick Chapel for a few years and then Parkside Evengelical Church where he played in the music group.” James Rushman, musical director for the Edwin James Festival Choir, said: “Joe and Eva joined the choir seventeen years ago.

We need to embrace Shri Krishna now more than ever - DailyO

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 02:21

We need to embrace Shri Krishna now more than ever
DailyO
If there is any single figure who represents India, its yogic spirituality, vibrant culture and great history, it is Shri Krishna. This is not any easy choice as India is also the land of Buddha, Rama, Shankara and other sages of the highest order ...

Suri Cruise 2016 News & Update: Scientology Expert Explains Tom Cruise Absence In Daughter's Life - Gamenguide

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:58

Gamenguide

Suri Cruise 2016 News & Update: Scientology Expert Explains Tom Cruise Absence In Daughter's Life
Gamenguide
Katie Holmes wouldn't miss any occasions with her and Tom Cruise daughter Suri Cruise for anything. However, Tom Cruise has been absent from his daughter Suri Cruise life and it's not just because he has a terribly hectic work schedule. Scientology ...

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