Saudi Women Vote For The First Time
The first Saudi women ever to cast ballots in the kingdom hugged and took souvenir selfies during groundbreaking elections Saturday that marked another step in social reforms but failed to stir a majo...
Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
A Look Inside Iraq's Incredible Graveyard City, Wadi Us Salaam
About two hours drive south of Baghdad sits Wadi us-Salaam, also known as the Valley of Peace. From afar, it looks like a densely-packed cluster of dwellings, one that should be teeming with activity....
Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
10 Most Amazing Temples in the World
More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to Eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. These people worship in temples, which are architecturally as diverse...
Christian pop culture
Christian pop culture (or Christian popular culture), is the vernacular Christian culture that prevails in any given society. The content of popular culture is determined by the daily interactions, n...
Hinduism
Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia, and it consists of many diverse traditions. It includes Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Shaktism among numerous other traditions, and a wid...
Hinduism - Wikipedia
Islamic culture
Islamic culture is a term primarily used in secular academia to describe the cultural practices common to historically Islamic people. The early forms of Muslim culture were predominantly Arab. With t...
Islamic culture - Wikipedia
Jewish culture
Jewish culture is the international culture of the Jews. Since the formation of the Jewish nation in biblical times the international community of Jewish people has been considered a tribe or an ethno...
Jewish culture - Wikipedia
Coptic calendar
The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church and still used in Egypt. This calendar is based on the ancient Egyptian calendar. To avoid the calendar...
Saudi Women Vote For The First Time
The first Saudi women ever to cast ballots in the kingdom hugged and took souvenir selfies during groundbreaking elections Saturday that marked another step in social reforms but failed to stir a majo...
Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
Gaza synagogue
The ancient synagogue of Gaza was built in 508 CE during the Byzantine period and was discovered in 1965. It was located in the ancient port city of Gaza, then known as "Maiumas", currently the Rimal ...
Coptology
Coptology is the science of Coptic studies, the study of Coptic language and literature.
The European interest in Coptology may have started as early as the 15th century AD. The term was used in 1...
Beary dialect
Beary language or Beary Basse is an Indian language mainly spoken by the Muslim communities mainly of "Karnataka (Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts)" and some parts of Kerala ( "in some parts of Ka...
Coptic literature
Coptic literature is the body of writings in the Coptic language of Egypt, the last stage of the indigenous Egyptian language. It comprises mostly Christian texts dating after the 2nd century AD, but ...
Dura-Europos synagogue
The Dura-Europos synagogue (or "Dura Europas", "Dura Europos" etc.) is an ancient synagogue uncovered at Dura-Europos, Syria, in 1932. The last phase of construction was dated by an Aramaic inscriptio...
Dura-Europos synagogue - Wikipedia
Modern gold dinar
The modern Islamic gold dinar (sometimes referred as Islamic dinar or Gold dinar) is a currency that aims to revive the historical gold dinar which was a leading coin of early Islam. They consist of m...
Modern gold dinar - Wikipedia
Honorifics in Judaism
There are a number of honorifics in Judaism that vary depending on the status of and the relationship to the person to whom one is referring.
"Rabbi" which means a religious 'teacher' is commonly ...