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Better The Devil, You Know

A few days ago, YouGov.com released results of a survey in which they had recently asked 1000 US adults:

Do you personally believe in the existence of the Devil or not?

57% of people answered yes.

28% answered no.

15% don’t know

Aside form the fact that the question was not well crafted (read it [...]

Yes, True Scotsman

SGU listener Mark Gordon from Scotland has been keeping the SGU, and many others, updated on some very disturbing happenings in his home country.

Earlier this week, Mark was one of several outspoken critics whom went the Scottish Parliament week to debate religion in Scottish schools. Parents of students in Scotland reserve the right to withdraw [...]

Attention iTunes … Creationism is Not Science!

Sam, an SGU listener, brought this to our attention the other day (thank you, Sam.)

A new podcast has hit the iTunes shelves. It is called Scripture on Creation.

And of course, it is correctly categorized under the ‘Religion and Spirituality’ category, isn’t it?  

Nope.

It is in iTunes ‘Science and Medicine’ category.

Strange. [...]

Natural Disaster in Gambia

A natural disaster is being reported today by Reuters out of Gambia.  

The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is putting his citizens in extreme risk by telling people that his slurry of “natural” herbs can cure people infected with HIV and/or AIDS.

He went on television this past Sunday night to proclaim that he [...]

What Happens When Clergy Lose Their Faith?

Ask 100 clergy the reasons why they have lost their faith and you will likely get 100 different answers.  But one thing they all have in common is that there is a place they can all go to discuss their reasons why in a new and (hopefully) inspirational search for the answers that their respective [...]