Most Recent Spirituality / Religion Articles

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Atheism This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My family is not particularly religious. They believe in God, but growing up, we never went to church or prayed before meals. I knew who God was, and I never questioned if He existed, to me it was just a known fact. I can’t recall any of... (more »)
Importance of Christ in Christmas
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The importance of the Christmas season has been misconstrued over the years. Christmas season once celebrated the birth of the savior, Jesus Christ, but it has now become a frantic rush to buy the best presents and have the most elaborate... (more »)
My True Identity
By , las vegas, NV
The first time I noticed my true identity was when I was 5 years old. That is when I learned I was Mexican and that it’s hard when you come here illegally without papers. I discovered it when my mom and my grandma told me that they had... (more »)
Happiness Is an Inside Job
By , Red Lion, PA
We live such complex lives in our modern, industrialized society. Sometimes we lose ourselves in our dreams and the expectations that are placed upon us. We are influenced by so many things in our lives that sometimes it’s difficult to be... (more »)
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Religion, Science, and Silence This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am in love with science. I smile like a fool just saying the phrase, because there is so much to admire, I can’t help but allow a little awe to spill over. Words cannot properly convey the tragically beautiful and impactful discoveries we have... (more »)
Breaking the Religious Barrier
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Imagine a world where it is normal for Christians to attend Mosques, or Muslims to attend a Synagogue. Would you ever attend a Church service, even though you followed Hinduism? This may sound out of the ordinary, but it is the push forward we... (more »)
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“It’s not what you look at that matters it’s what you see”- Thoreau              Whilst I admire Thoreau’s argument the way he declares it is how... (more »)
A Letter to My Religious Friends During Suicide... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Bethesda, MD
First of all, I have to tell you that I have so much admiration for your faith. You use it for such incredible things everyday! I see you volunteering in soup kitchens that your churches run, or dedicating nine straight days of prayer for a... (more »)
The Game Changer
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My papa always asked me, “life’s a good old game of cricket isn’t it son?” I didn’t understand at first but just nodded my head and agreed. As years passed and my beard grew longer and his was no more, the game of... (more »)
An Address to Muslim Youth
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Oh the muslim youth have you ever pondered on deep and profound things. What is this world if in which you are nothing but a broken star. You have come from a stock that nourishes you in the close embracing of love. Your ancestors are those... (more »)
The Truth Behind Fear
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Some people are afraid of the dark. Being alone in a room without being able to use your sense of sight terrifies people as they cannot see what is around them and what may come at them at any given time. Restricting one of your major senses... (more »)
Who Influences Your Religion?
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People say that religion is your descision. Yet when we really think about religion, we realize that it is something we are taught.   Religion is something that we get as kids. Our minds are still easy to mold into whatever our parents... (more »)
Religion Unorthodox Approach
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Since civilization first emerged, religion has always been a way for people to distinguish between right and wrong and unite under one faith. The most common religions that have survived from B.C.E. up until modern day are monotheistic.... (more »)
The God of an Atheist
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At 15, I decided I was an athiest. Yeah, even before I figured out which college I’d like to go, which major I’ll pursue, which internship I intend to enroll in, or, as a matter of fact, which Hogwarts house I belong to or... (more »)
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Hey, I’m (Insert alias here) and you might be surprised when I tell you this, but I am muslim. Wait… What? How are you not a terrorist. Well I’m not, and what bothers me is that everyone thinks that all muslims are terrorists. Gosh darnit... (more »)
Women Priests in the Catholic Church
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As Catholics, we are taught that our faith is descended from Jesus. We are told that more so than Lutherans, Anglicans, Episcopalians, and Protestants of all kinds, we can trace our bloodline back to Peter, the rock and the Pope. We are chosen.... (more »)
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