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Not in My Name

Not in My Name

Takfiris firmly believe that the end justifies the means. But Islam never approves of such actions as it never issues such fatwa and their beliefs are rejected by almost all prominent contemporary Islamic scholars. As an Islamic term jihad...

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Losing God

Losing God

The author of this deconversion series had been a closet atheist for some time and only a handful of people knew about this. He still attended church; he clapped and sang during worship along with everyone else. Outwardly nothing...

7.89

The Bank of God

The Bank of God

In July, 2013, during the Pope's visit to Brazil a letter was delivered to his secretary. However this was not a standard letter. It has been sent from the prison Regina Coeli in Rome and addressed to the Holy...

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Christian Dilemmas

Christian Dilemmas

The authentic beliefs, customs and concepts of Christianity were immensely different from what they're today. The Christian Dilemmas, a three part series, discerns the changes and analyzes the disagreements that have caused anxiety among religious scholars and advocates of...

7.14

Lev Tahor

Lev Tahor

When the ultra-orthodox Jewish sect called "Lev Tahor" fled Quebec for Ontario in November 2013 it set off a firestorm of debate. The group says it left because of a conflict over religious beliefs and education rights, but child...

8.04

Drunken Glory

Drunken Glory

Meet Brandon Barthrop, a "meth head" who speaks to God, a hipster preacher with a congregation of thousands. When VICE first found him online they didn't know if he was a joke or a savior. It looked like he...

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Caesar's Messiah

Caesar's Messiah

Let's just go back to the drawing board, leave aside all of the assumptions of Christian history, look at the texts afresh, consider every possibility, and open the whole game up. By doing that we'll see that Christianity is...

8.20

The Yogis of Tibet

The Yogis of Tibet

Tibet, the land of snows, is cradled in the cloud of fable. It was a place unknown to the world beyond its mountain walls for nearly a millennium. Exotic tales abounded about these unearthly people on the vast plateau...

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