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Faith and Films at Sundance

Faith and Films at Sundance

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

February 13, 2019

  The Sundance Film Festival isn’t the first place that you’d think that a group of Christians would gather. Sundance is more known for pride, celebrity and cutting-edge films than for explorations of faith. For the organizers and attendees of the 2019 Windrider Forum, however, Sundance is a p...

Alvarado: Are Atheists Less Trustworthy?

Alvarado: Are Atheists Less Trustworthy?

By Andrea Alvarado

February 9, 2019

  Although the First Amendment clearly states that freedom of religion is protected under the Constitution, there is confusion surrounding atheism and the rights of those who consider themselves non-religious. Atheists are estimated to comprise roughly 25 percent of the population in the United States, though polls struggle to find the exact number. Stigmas su...

Patience: Don’t Wear a Symbol Without Knowing What it Means

Patience: Don’t Wear a Symbol Without Knowing What it Means

By Alisa Patience

April 10, 2018

Every time I see someone wearing a pentagram or the triquetra I get excited and ask them if they're pagan, too, and the most common answers are “No, I just love 'Supernatural,'" or “I just thought it looked cool.” These are fine reasons to wear something, but you should at the very least know what...

Patience: Christmas Isn’t Just for Christians

Patience: Christmas Isn’t Just for Christians

By Alisa Patience

December 13, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No matter where you are in the world, you probably have a special tradition for a seasonal holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees. This raises an interesting question though — should non-Christians be allowed to have Christmas trees? The truth is,...

Patience: Religion Should Promote Peace

Patience: Religion Should Promote Peace

By Alisa Patience

October 29, 2017

Many people have found that being a part of a religious or spiritual community makes them happier. One of the reasons people came to the New World was to enjoy the freedom of religion. Despite the fact that religions preach about being good to others, religion has caused rivalries which have led to violence,...

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