Fact ChecksReligion
A familiar aspect of many religions is the use of narratives such as parables and fables to teach and reinforce moral attitudes and religious principles in forms easy to assimilate and remember. Likewise, urban legends are narratives often used to spread and reaffirm societal mores and beliefs, and since much of our moral code is mirrored in religion, the world of parables and urban legendry frequently intersect. All stories teach us something, and promise us something, whether they’re true or invented, legend or fact. — Stewart O’Nan
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Mahatma Gandhi
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An image posted to Facebook with a Bible verse that read, "Be still, and know that I am God," was covered with a sensitive content label.
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This Little Light of Mine has often been referred to as a slave song or a slavery spiritual from the slave-era, but there's no evidence of this being true.
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Facebook posts claimed that archaeologists discovered scrolls in 1892 which led to the discovery that the Lord's Prayer when translated from Aramaic to English begins with the words O cosmic Birther of all radiance and vibration soften the ground of our being and carve out a space within us where your Presence can abide.
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An "I Heart Hot Youth Pastors" sticker was created by a youth pastor.
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Joel Osteen's net worth was estimated to be $40 million or $60 million or $100 million.
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Happy JesusWeen!
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A picture did not show a couple unable to have children has intercourse in the middle of an evangelical worship service to receive God's blessing nor did it show a pastor asking a married couple struggling to conceive to have sex inside church and in full view of congregation so that they can also pray for them to conceive.
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catholic church street lights
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Nature, Outdoors, Fire
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salvation army
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Audience, Person, Crowd
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NAYC is the North American Youth Congress and a viral Facebook post from 2019 was copied and pasted in 2021 which fooled commenters.
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