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Let's cruise over the free things to do this weekend - Roanoke Times (blog)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 13:36

Roanoke Times (blog)

Let's cruise over the free things to do this weekend
Roanoke Times (blog)
The service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Horne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Everett Shepherd, Rodney Collins, and the Rev. Neal Turnner officiating. Interment will be held at Roselawn Cemetery.Online condolences may be ...

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Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief — review - Financial Times

Google News - Scientology - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:34

Financial Times

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief — review
Financial Times
He peers into the simmering depths of Catholic Church child abuse (Mea Maxima Culpa ), the evils of war (Taxi to the Dark Side), the chicanery of big business (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room). Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, a ...

WikiLeaks exposes Saudi liquor runs, Clinton's passport - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:22

Roanoke Times

WikiLeaks exposes Saudi liquor runs, Clinton's passport
Roanoke Times
The service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Horne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Everett Shepherd, Rodney Collins, and the Rev. Neal Turnner officiating. Interment will be held at Roselawn Cemetery.Online condolences may be ...

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Does the Bible's ban on “graven images” forbid art in church? - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:35

Does the Bible's ban on “graven images” forbid art in church?
Patheos (blog)
But Catholic historians note that we find paintings of Jesus and the saints from early church history in the catacombs, and surviving statues of Christ as the Good Shepherd and of the apostle Peter as early as the 3d Century A.D. Wide proliferation of ...

Catherine W. Zipf: At Touro, Palladio meets the Enlightenment - The Providence Journal

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:24

The Providence Journal

Catherine W. Zipf: At Touro, Palladio meets the Enlightenment
The Providence Journal
By now, closing arguments have been heard in the lawsuit between New York City's Shearith Israel and Newport's Jeshuat Israel over who controls Touro Synagogue, in Newport. This fascinating case revolves around agreements forged long ago.

Church of Scientology Volunteer Ministers Show the Way to Happiness, Help ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Google News - Scientology - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:24

Church of Scientology Volunteer Ministers Show the Way to Happiness, Help ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
EAST TAMPA, Fla., June 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the fourth year in a row, The Way to Happiness Foundation had a prominent presence at the annual East Tampa Safe Summer event at Al Barnes Park in East Tampa. As designated sponsors of ...

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Carmen Llywelyn Writes Explosive Essay About How Scientology Destroyed Her ... - Decider

Google News - Scientology - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:23

Decider

Carmen Llywelyn Writes Explosive Essay About How Scientology Destroyed Her ...
Decider
It's been a few months since Alex Gibney's Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief premiered on HBO and brought attention to the more unsavory aspects of the religion that's popular among a sector of the Hollywood elite. The documentary's ...

Catherine W. Zipf: At Touro, Palladio meets the Enlightenment - The Providence Journal

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:20

Catherine W. Zipf: At Touro, Palladio meets the Enlightenment
The Providence Journal
By now, closing arguments have been heard in the lawsuit between New York City's Shearith Israel and Newport's Jeshuat Israel over who controls Touro Synagogue, in Newport. This fascinating case revolves around agreements forged long ago.

11 Celebrities Who Left Scientology - Insider Monkey (blog)

Google News - Scientology - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:17

Insider Monkey (blog)

11 Celebrities Who Left Scientology
Insider Monkey (blog)
Every other day we get to hear news about some celebrity joining scientology but somehow there is little noise about the celebrities who left Scientology. Yes, there are a ton of them who have jumped off the bandwagon! Created by American author L Ron ...

Saginaw's Episcopal bishop to help church decide gay marriage question - MLive.com

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:48

MLive.com

Saginaw's Episcopal bishop to help church decide gay marriage question
MLive.com
Jessica Shepherd | jessica_shepherd@mlive.com By Jessica Shepherd | jessica_shepherd@mlive.com The Saginaw ... "But we don't set our church up to be a money-making marriage chapel." The Episcopal church has a history of progressive action, Ousley ...

Is the “New Apostolic Reformation Movement” a Cult? - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Religous Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:42

Is the “New Apostolic Reformation Movement” a Cult?
Patheos (blog)
It's far too unorganized to be “a cult.” I do not suspect Wagner of being a promoter of cultic or cultish beliefs or behaviors. I think many critics of the NARM are simply paranoid. Others are Christian fundamentalists (e.g., many in the anti-cult ...

Ronald Earl Hood - Bandera County Courier

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:10

Bandera County Courier

Ronald Earl Hood
Bandera County Courier
Ronald Earl Hood, 75, of Tarpley passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015. Ron, the oldest child of Earl W. Hood and Marie Partin Hood, was born Sept. 17, 1939, in Shepherd, Texas. Ron married Shirley LeBouf on June 5, 1965, and had recently celebrated ...

Not in God's Name by Jonathan Sacks, book review: Unpicking the danger of ... - The Independent

Google News - Religous Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:07

The Independent

Not in God's Name by Jonathan Sacks, book review: Unpicking the danger of ...
The Independent
Jonathan Sacks' contribution complements these works well, because whereas most writers on religious violence, such as Karen Armstrong, come from the Christian tradition, the former chief rabbi provides a different, specifically Jewish, perspective ...

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Not in God's Name by Jonathan Sacks, book review: Unpicking the fundamental ... - The Independent

Google News - Religous Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:05

The Independent

Not in God's Name by Jonathan Sacks, book review: Unpicking the fundamental ...
The Independent
Jonathan Sacks' contribution complements these works well, because whereas most writers on religious violence, such as Karen Armstrong, come from the Christian tradition, the former chief rabbi provides a different, specifically Jewish, perspective ...

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10 Bizarre Truths About The Mystic Aghori Sadhus That Will Leave You ... - MensXP.com

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:24

MensXP.com

10 Bizarre Truths About The Mystic Aghori Sadhus That Will Leave You ...
MensXP.com
None of the cults in the history of mankind have inspired such a degree of bafflement, loathing, fear and disgust in equal measures than the mystic, and often acknowledged as the cannibalistic tribe of India called the Aghoris or the Aghori sadhus. Not ...

NRCC STEM camp geared for girls - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 06:40

Roanoke Times

NRCC STEM camp geared for girls
Roanoke Times
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Hamlar-Curtis Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior ... Catora Meave Shepherd, infant, of Wirtz, Va., passed away Monday, June 22, 2015. Services will ...

In awe of a precious Hebrew collection - Jewish Chronicle

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 06:28

Jewish Chronicle

In awe of a precious Hebrew collection
Jewish Chronicle
Also among the treasures are some of the most important printed Hebrew books — the Amsterdam Haggadah of 1712, with wonderful etchings and a large map putting the twelve tribes in their places in the Holy Land (Naphtali and Menasheh and one end, ...

Chinese who buy abducted children to be prosecuted: report - Yahoo! Maktoob News

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 05:57

Yahoo! Maktoob News

Chinese who buy abducted children to be prosecuted: report
Yahoo! Maktoob News
China has previously cracked down harshly on groups it labels "cults", most notably the Falungong spiritual movement, which was banned in the late 1990s. More recently the outlawed "Quannengshen" -- which can be translated as the Church of Almighty ...

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China couples who buy children to face prosecution - Times LIVE

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 05:45

Times LIVE

China couples who buy children to face prosecution
Times LIVE
China has previously cracked down harshly on groups it labels "cults", most notably the Falungong spiritual movement, which was banned in the late 1990s. More recently the outlawed "Quannengshen" - which can be translated as the Church of Almighty God ...

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NPC considers raft of new laws across wide range of areas - WantChinaTimes

Google News - Religous Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 05:05

WantChinaTimes

NPC considers raft of new laws across wide range of areas
WantChinaTimes
With regard to religious cults, lawmakers discussed harsher punishment for those involved in cults or superstitious activities that hamper the implementation of laws and regulations. According to the draft amendment to the Criminal Law, in serious ...

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