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  • Harrisburg Hoping God Can Help Balance the Books Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 11:46 AM ET

    If all the brightest minds in Harrisburg’s government can’t solve the city’s financial problems, maybe God can.

  • Why the French Work This Holiday for No Pay Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 7:01 AM ET
    France

    Pentecost, from the Ancient Greek pentếkosta, meaning fiftieth, is the Christian holiday celebrating the Holy Spirit descending on the Apostles fifty days after Easter.

  • A Videogame Based on Jewish and Christian Texts Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    Ignition Entertainment is finishing work on "El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron," based on the Book of Enoch, an ancient text that, while not a part of either the Jewish or Christian canon, is printed in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

  • World's End Actually Coming in October: Camping Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 8:17 AM ET
    May 21, 2011 Judgement Day

    As crestfallen followers of a California preacher who foresaw the world's end strained to find meaning in their lives, Harold Camping revised his apocalyptic prophecy Monday, saying he was off by five months and the Earth actually will be obliterated on Oct. 21.

  • Apocalypse Not Now—and How We Saw It Monday, 23 May 2011 | 1:12 PM ET
    Participants in a movement that is proselytizing that the world will end this May 21, Judgment Day, gather on a street corner on May 13, 2011 in New York City. The Christian based movement, which claims thousands of supporters around the country and world.

    Where were you on the day the world didn't end? Did you, like many thousands of others, turn to a social network and confess to the world something you had kept hidden? Did you laugh it off and make jokes about not having to go to work Monday?

  • Luxury Shelters for the End of the World Friday, 20 May 2011 | 3:18 PM ET
    Vivos Dome, Upper Lounge

    It's a modern day Noah's arc, a luxury shelter fully equipped with everything from an entertainment theater to an exercise room. If you can fork up between $25,000 to $50,000, this could be your home away from home should disaster strike.

  • End of World Sale: Everything Must Go by May 21! Friday, 20 May 2011 | 1:13 PM ET
    May 21, 2011 Judgement Day

    May 21 is the new doomsday and everyone is preparing in their own special way: Believers are out spreading the word. Atheists are planning a picnic. And some entrepreneurial types are offering to buy your stuff.

  • Make My Bed? But You Say the World’s Ending Friday, 20 May 2011 | 10:15 AM ET
    Participants in a movement that is proselytizing that the world will end this May 21, Judgment Day, gather on a street corner on May 13, 2011 in New York City. The Christian based movement, which claims thousands of supporters around the country and world.

    the New York Times reports.

  • 14 spectacularly wrong predictions Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
    Titanic

    Even the most intellectually gifted prognosticators did not foresee key forces that would cause paradigm shifts in society.

  • Preachers Line Up Against May 21 Leader Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 11:46 AM ET
    Julie Baker walks the streets proselytizing with other believers that the world will end this May 21, Judgment Day in New York City. The Christian based movement, which claims thousands of supporters around the country and world, was founded by the Oakland, Calif.-based Harold Camping.

    Talk about defending the brand: Christian writers are coming down on end of the world predicter Harold Camping with the fervor of Disney lawyers quashing a Mickey Mouse painting at a daycare center.

  • Poll: How Do You Think the World Will End? Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    No one is sure if the world will really end, at least not next year. Presumably at some point, though, it will. How do you think it will happen?

  • If the Sky Is Falling, Gold Is Rising Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    "Gold has been a useful store of value for 6,500 years,” says one observer of the gold bug crowd. “Uncertainty causes people to see stable value, and gold provides that confidence.”

  • Apocalypse 2012 Explained — For Now Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:36 AM ET

    The 2012-ers have pulled together archaeology, New Age spirituality, UFO stories about extraterrestrial, and left-field understandings about science to produce a prophecy that something Really Big will happen on December 21, 2012. Read our FAQ — everything you need to know about Apocalypse 2012.

  • The Numerology and I Ching of Apocalypse 2012 Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:36 AM ET

    Some  believe Dec. 21, 2012 — 12/21/2012 — will see a cataclysmic set of events that mark either the end or rebirth of the world.

  • Notorious Doomsday Prophets Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    December 21, 2012 -- the end date in the ancient Mayan calendar. Will it bring the Apocalypse? See some of the most notorious prophets and doomsday groups in history.

  • And Now, Bible Trading Cards for Kids Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 3:29 PM ET
    Bible Trading Cards

    Creaton by Design, a New Jersey-based art and imaging development company, hopes to give the Bible a 21st century makeover by creating Bible-based trading cards with high-tech graphics. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Pope to Issue Bank Norms Amid Laundering Probe Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010 | 9:10 AM ET
    Pope Benedict XVI

    The Vatican planned to issue new rules Thursday designed to make its financial transactions more transparent after a money laundering probe resulted in the seizure of 23 million euros ($30.21 million) from a Vatican account.

  • Christmas Miracle for Construction: New Churches Rising Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | 12:19 PM ET
    San Miguel Archangel Catholic Church, in Texas. Photo by Cindeka Nealy/Reporter-Telegram.

    It's been a rough year for commercial contractors. Unless they've made a "niche" business in churches.

  • Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work Friday, 24 Sep 2010 | 10:17 AM ET

    At a time of growing tensions involving Muslims in the United States, a record number of Muslim workers are complaining of employment discrimination, from co-workers calling them “terrorist” or “Osama” to employers barring them from wearing head scarves or taking prayer breaks. The NYT reports.

  • NYC Mosque Investor Rejects Trump's Buyout Offer Thursday, 9 Sep 2010 | 6:20 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk by 45 Park Place in Manhattan, the proposed site for an Islamic center and mosque in New York City. Jewish community leaders, rabbis and others gathered in front of the building where the Cordoba Initiative Mosque and Cultural Center would be housed to support the plan.

    Donald Trump's offer to buy an investor's stake where a mosque is planned near ground zero is falling flat.

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