Category Archives: Spells to Break

Church Adverts: Doom & Gloom?

So much for going to church for fellowship and to rejoice with your neighbors and have some fun and be happy. Atheist Revolution has a quick look at a brochure he received in the mail advertising his local church’s programming … Continue reading

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When is Pseudoscience and Superstition Not?

Apparently when you’re Denyse O’Leary. It’s an old article, but I just noticed it under Google News today: Does religion protect us against pseudoscience? In this article, O’Leary cites a Wall Street Journal article that cites a Baylor University study … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin and Witchcraft

embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt It was bad enough that the first 1 min. 40 sec. of this video depicts Christian superstitions of “laying hands” and intercessory prayer for wealth, status and advancement. But then, Thomas Muthee, an African witchdoctor/minister, … Continue reading

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Religious Superstition: The Holy Ghost, Snakes, and Glossolalia

Many people that might stumble upon my blog are probably already aware of Pentecostal snake handlers and people who purport to speak in tongues. Let me begin with a short video: embedded by Embedded Video Speaking in tongues, or glossolalia, … Continue reading

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A Spell to Break: the Belief in Transubstantiation

Transubstantiation – the ritual act of consuming bread and wine which are believed to transform into new substances, specifically the blood and body of Jesus Christ. This practice was defined as doctrine by the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215 then … Continue reading

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