Religion

Why are people calling Bitcoin a religion? (and more importantly, what's “a religion”?)

"...a long series of wars began between Catholics and Protestants. These became known as 'wars of religion,' and religion became a way of talking about differences between Christians. At the same time, Europeans were encountering other cultures.... Some of the traditions they encountered shared certain similarities to Christianity and were also deemed religions." - The Conversation

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"It’s a common refrain among some Christians. Christianity is not a religion, it’s a relationship. But is that true?"

"...the relationship is not the Christian religion itself. Rather, the relationship is that which obtains between persons (as individuals and groups) and God, and which is uniquely mapped out within the Christian religion." - Christian Post

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“The decline of white, Christian America is the end of a way of life”

The story of white Christian America is, among other things, a story of changing demographics, evolving attitudes toward organized religion, and an ensconced political establishment that some working class whites view as being lost at sea.

The Decline of White Christian America, Explained in 4 Books

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The President & The Prophet: Obama’s Unusual Encounter with Eric Metaxas

Obama came to the prayer breakfast with a tidy speech that was clearly designed to lay those doubts to rest. He spoke of his daily habit of prayer and Bible reading, his regular conversations with preachers like T. D. Jakes and Joel Hunter, and even told a story of the time he prayed over Billy Graham.

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