May 31, 2023

In the good old ancient times, gods were the holy orchestrators of literally everything in the world. Good or bad, we accredited the entirety of circumstance to these heavenly beings and were expected to provide them with praise or beg for mercy accordingly. During our modern era, many people consider these practices outdated and prefer to accuse their horoscopes or Mercury retrograde for any shortcomings. But if you are inclined to criticise metaphysical deities for your life coming undone, feel... Read more

May 27, 2023

Kanye West’s rollercoaster journey with Christianity has been problematic for the religious and non-religious alike. We are bombarded with contradictory opinions and defences, often from Kanye himself. But by analysing the steps of his career, we can effortlessly uncover his simplistic tale as nothing we haven’t seen before. Early Achievements Kanye’s father, Ray West, was a Christian counsellor. This role was presumably a primary influence on Kanye’s future devotional footsteps. And from a very young age, it did appear as... Read more

May 26, 2023

There is no religion more controversial and misunderstood than Scientology. Everyone has an opinion, even when so few are able to relay accurate information besides the standard stock responses. Consequently, it can be challenging to locate factual data on the subject. Scientologists have an annoying tendency to exaggerate their accomplishments, while antagonists automatically tear up everything the religion claims without further evaluation. To gently investigate this fiercely debated theology, here are five generally unknown facts about Scientology. With a bit... Read more

May 16, 2023

Religion and art have been inseparable entities since the dawn of human expression. Prehistoric cave paintings, cryptic hieroglyphics, renaissance masterpieces, sacred architecture… the divine holy muse has woven itself thick throughout history’s tapestry of creative inspiration. Modern art may have spawned in every unpredictable direction, but the passion for spirituality is always somewhere to be found. This often includes when a musician seeks a visual representation for their audio output. On that note, here are ten striking album covers that... Read more

May 8, 2023

Every brand needs its logo. Whether these symbols assist cultural identity, connect believers under one distinct image, or evoke a spiritual emotion, no religion is complete without their visual representation. But where do they appear from? Who decides what shapes best summarise their teachings? And what exactly do they signify? Here are the stories behind 20 of the world’s most popular theological icons in hopes of proving once again that we have more in common than what divides us.  1.... Read more

May 3, 2023

Competition is thick in the church world. If you want your Christian establishment to stand out, you best hold some quirky tricks up your gown. Thankfully, numerous peculiar houses of worship understood the assignment, and now we can offer our prayers and collect Instagram Likes during the same visit. Hallelujah! Here are 10 of the most extraordinary churches we’ve found across the globe: 01. Gereja Ayam (Central Java, Indonesia) Around 1989, Daniel Alamsjah built the Gereja Ayam. He received a... Read more

April 30, 2023

There are an estimated 4,200 religions on our planet, so don’t feel too guilty if you’ve missed one or two during your studies. Truthfully, even the most well-versed religious fanatics would struggle to keep their scorecards up-to-date. It would require a weighty encyclopedia just to squeeze in each faith’s name, let alone detail the vast differences that justify their separate existence. But whether you’re seeking a unique avenue to achieve enlightenment or you’re simply fascinated by the obscurity of human spirituality,... Read more

April 26, 2023

Sikhism is the ideal example of a medium-sized religion. If you don’t know anything about the faith, there is still a chance you’ve crossed paths with a Sikh worshipper before. Conversely, even if you’ve heard of Sikhism, you may not fully grasp the details of what they preach. This article is by no means a comprehensive piece documenting this gorgeous theology. Instead, here are five fast Sikh facts to whet your appetite, demonstrating how Sikhism is one of the most... Read more

April 18, 2023

In February 2023, at the Dalai Lama’s Dharamsala temple in India, 100 students watched the spiritual leader kiss a young boy on the lips. Following this already questionable act, he requested the child suck his tongue. Thankfully, the suggestion ended there, and nobody sucked anyone’s tongue; otherwise, that would have mutated into an even more appalling story. Regardless, this exchange was captured on film and seized global attention in April. Understandably, the repercussions have been snappy and loud. Accusations of... Read more

April 17, 2023

Sorry to be the messenger of negative news, but one day, you will die. This inescapable truth of existence has captivated our imaginations since the dawn of the written word and has worked wonders for religious establishments. Indeed, the promise of an afterlife reward is paramount to many teachings, dangled as a threat to herd the masses towards moral decisions while obeying obscure practices. It’s an impressive technique when considering the vast lack of proof. Let’s skim over our options... Read more

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