Topics and Issues


Current and future features on religious topics and today's hot issues.


  • 2012 and the End of the Worldhttp://www.religionfacts.com/topics/2012

    December 21, 2012 concludes the 5,125-year-long Mayan Long Count Calendar. Some believe the conclusion of this calendar will cause extreme environmental changes, while others contend it will trigger a global apocalypse...

  • Celebrities and Religionhttp://www.religionfacts.com/topics/celebrities

    The rich and famous are people, too, and they wonder about the meaning of life just like everyone else. Most celebrities possess everything that is traditionally thought to bring happiness — beauty, success, money, power — yet many find themselves asking, "Is this all?" Celebrities are infamous for gravitating towards some of the more "different" religious paths, yet many have also chosen various traditional organized religions and others have developed a set of beliefs that transcend any one religion...

  • Creationismhttp://www.religionfacts.com/topics/creationism

    Creationism is the belief that all species of living organisms were created individually and purposefully by God or another intelligent being, not by evolution...

  • Euthanasia and Religionhttp://www.religionfacts.com/topics/euthanasia

    What is Euthanasia? What is euthanasia and what are the arguments for it? Is it legal? Is it moral? These are some of the common questions people have about euthanasia...

  • Homosexuality and Religionhttp://www.religionfacts.com/topics/homosexuality

    Homosexuality in the ancient world Homosexuality is generally defined as sexual interest in and attraction to members of one's own sex. In different eras, cultures, and religions, homosexual behaviour has been variously approved, tolerated, punished, or banned...

  • Just the Facts on The Da Vinci Codehttp://www.religionfacts.com/topics/da-vinci-code

    "FACT: All descriptions of artwork, architecture, documents and secret rituals in this novel are accurate." There are many claims found within the pages of Dan Brown's bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code, but the above claim is easily the most controversial — because it just isn't true...