Belief systems held by groups of people, typically legally recognized and often widely followed. Specifically major religions rather than belief systems or spiritual groups.

Jesus is the Most Mentioned Person in the Quran

Not only is Jesus in the Quran, he is the most mentioned person in the Quran (if you count direct and indirect mentions). Islam teaches Jesus was a prophet and was a precursor to Muhammad.

The Birth of Modern Banking

The Birth of Banking

Modern banking originated in Italy around 1150 as Jews fleeing persecution brought new practices, including “discounting”, to the merchant banks of the Italian piazzas.

The Census is Relatively Modern

Is the Census Relatively Modern?

Censuses have been around since ancient Babylon. Historically, a census was a register of people and property used to determine taxes and organize society.

Jediism is an Actual Religion

Jediism is an Actual Religion

Jediism, is a religion / belief system based on the philosophy and life practices of the Jedi from the fictional Star Wars universe.

There is a Church of Bacon

There is a Church of Bacon

The United Church of Bacon is a legal church based in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was founded in 2010 during a meeting at Penn Jillette’s house, to fight discrimination against atheists.

Americans Commonly Stay With the Religion They Were Raised With

Do Americans Commonly Stay With the Religion They Were Raised With?

While the majority of Americans don’t switch religions, but it is common to switch religions. As many as 42% of U.S. adults have assumed a different religious identity from the one in which they were raised, according to a 2014 Pew Research Center study.