While Some Religions Raise Glasses to Alcohol, Others Eschew It

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) In the sixth century, St. Bridget of Ireland wrote a poem describing heaven as a lake of beer. The Holy Family resided on its shore, able to lap the frothy drink through all eternity. In the seventh century, Muhammad understood Allah to reveal that strong drink was “Satan’s handiwork.” […]

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