Through the lens of evolution, a belief in God serves a very important purpose: Religious belief set us on the path to modern life by stopping cheaters and promoting the social good. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Is Believing In God Evolutionarily Advantageous?

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Glenn Beck And Obama's Christianity

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Four Pages That Decreed Six Million Deaths

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Moses (right), a gay Ugandan man seeking asylum in the United States, hides his face with a makeshift hood as he attends a press conference in Washington, D.C., in February. The press conference was organized to announce the formation of an event to "affirm inclusive values and call on all nations, including Uganda, to decriminalize the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people." Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Finding The Root Of Anti-Gay Sentiment In Uganda

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More than half of the world's Muslims live along the 10th Parallel; so do most of the world's Christians. It's a place where ideological -- and geographic -- conflicts often arise. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The 10th Parallel: Where Christianity And Islam Meet

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An opponent of an Islamic cultural center and mosque planned near ground zero in Lower Manhattan holds a sign during a demonstration Sunday in New York. Activists both for and against the proposed Park51 project rallied supporters near the proposed building site. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Rancor Over Mosque Could Fuel Islamic Extremists

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Walking The Religious Tightrope Of The 'Tenth Parallel'

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Years After Taliban, Afghan Women Fare A Little Better

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Linda Rivera holds up a sign in opposition to the proposed Islamic community center near ground zero in New York. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Religious Freedom, Free Speech Face Off Nationwide

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Speaking Freely About Religious Freedom

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A new poll by Pew Research says that only 1 person in 3 knows President Obama is a Christian, while nearly 1 in 5 thinks he's a Muslim. Andrew Wardlow/AP hide caption

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Obama's Personal Faith Leaves Public Wondering

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Harmony Is The Sound Of Cultures Colliding

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