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Ellsworth Burling was a 5-foot-9 farmer from Illinois. His left hand was messed up, probably from a farming accident, and he had a gap in between his front teeth. Originally, he had tried to make a go of homesteading in Oklahoma. He went there in a wagon in...
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"Nones" used to be nominal
Conrad Hackett, the religion demographer for Pew, on the rise of the religiously unaffiliated : In the last 20 years
there has also been rapid growth in the
share of Americans who identify as atheists,
agnostics or no religion in particular. To
some extent,...
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A key aspect of American religiosity is how Americans choose religious identities. Often, they reject the religious identities they were born with. They choose new ones. They make new ones. Sometimes, as with the "nones," but...
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Guy Carawan, 1927 - 2015
Guy Carawan, who taught the song We Shall Overcome to the Civil Rights movement, has died at 87. The song wasn't his, nor did he claim it to be. In the tradition of American folk music and leftist social activism, Carawan saw himself as serving something gr...
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How the church gave B.B. King the blues
B.B. King first learned music from the African American churches of the Mississippi Delta. “Church was not only a warm spiritual experience,” the legendary bluesman once said, reflecting on his religious childhood. “It was exciting entertainment. It was whe...
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Ascension,  by  Martin Schongauer .
Ascension, by Martin Schongauer.
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Fewer people religious; America religious as ever
A key aspect of American religiosity is how Americans choose religious identities. Often, they reject the religious identities they were born with. They choose new ones. They make new ones. Sometimes, as with the " nones ," but also with some converts to Ca...
A key aspect of American religiosity is how Americans choose religious identities. Often, they reject the religious identities they were born with. They choose new ones. They make new ones. Sometimes, as with the "nones," but...
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Oatmeal and evangelicals
An interview with Timothy Gloege, author of  Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism : Daniel Silliman: If you asked people for a short list of the most important religious figures in the early 20th cent...
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