Religion

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.

The Immigrants Challenging Europe’s Code of Silence on Islam

The Immigrants Challenging Europe’s Code of Silence on Islam

They have been liberated by their ethnic backgrounds to speak more candidly than the vast majority of their countrymen.

Was There a Star of Bethlehem? An Astronomer Presents the Evidence.

Was There a Star of Bethlehem? An Astronomer Presents the Evidence.

Astronomer and chairman of the New York-based American Museum-Hayden Planetarium, Dr. Franklyn Branley, addresses the question.

More Americans Find "Meaning in Life" Through Money than Faith

More Americans Find "Meaning in Life" Through Money than Faith

What makes your life meaningful? A recent Pew Research survey reveals that more Americans find meaning in money than in their faith.

The Transformative  Power of Forgiveness

The Transformative Power of Forgiveness

When drawing up your New Year's Resolutions, put forgiveness at the top of the list.  

The Humble Origins of ‘Silent Night’

The Humble Origins of ‘Silent Night’

Over the centuries, hundreds of Christmas carols have been composed. Many fall quickly into obscurity. Not “Silent Night.”

Does the Unfortunate 20th Century Foretell a Worse 21st?

Does the Unfortunate 20th Century Foretell a Worse 21st?

The end result of moral nihilism, as the Soviets demonstrated, is death and destruction on an industrial scale.

Former Atheist Explains How Rationality, Not Emotion, Encourages Religious Belief

Former Atheist Explains How Rationality, Not Emotion, Encourages Religious Belief

‘Emotional’ is perhaps the last word we can apply to some of the most important events.

‘The Great Awokening’: The Threat of America’s New Political Religions

‘The Great Awokening’: The Threat of America’s New Political Religions

The decline of religion in America is real—that is, depending on how you define “religion.”

Why Psychology is Turning Back to God

Why Psychology is Turning Back to God

The science that for most of the 20th century portrayed itself as the enlightened alternative to organized religion has taken a decidedly spiritual turn.

Jordan Peterson and the Unknown God

Jordan Peterson and the Unknown God

To some, Jordan Peterson is a breath of fresh air. To others, a guru. Many find him and his ideas to be dangerous. Still others see him as a sign of the times. In a sense, they’re all right.

The Brilliant Reason This School Decided to ‘Cancel’ Christmas

The Brilliant Reason This School Decided to ‘Cancel’ Christmas

It seems there’s always some Grinch that wants to ruin Christmas every year.

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

“We did not create or fashion ourselves, and we did not get to where we are in life by ourselves. So living in gratitude is living in truth.” Living out of ingratitude is living a lie.

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on  Christianity .  Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.  

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the Wall Which Separates Us from Hope

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the Wall Which Separates Us from Hope

A sense of lack generates anxious feelings.

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

It comes from Oscar Wilde's play, "A Woman of No Importance."

Kristallnacht: Are We Experiencing the Modern Version?

Kristallnacht: Are We Experiencing the Modern Version?

November 9th marks the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht.

How to Avoid Becoming a Self-Righteous Virtue Signaler

How to Avoid Becoming a Self-Righteous Virtue Signaler

Condemnation by the self-righteous—what some call virtue signaling—is rampant these days.

The Despair of Stephen Hawking's Inconsistencies

The Despair of Stephen Hawking's Inconsistencies

Stephen Hawking’s own personal brief history of time is up. But he left as he lived, feisty, modern and… depressing.

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.   

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.

Silicon Valley’s New ‘Woke’ Code of Conduct Offers an Unexpected Twist

Silicon Valley’s New ‘Woke’ Code of Conduct Offers an Unexpected Twist

The story of the new progressive Code of Conduct for project in Silicon Valley and one group of developers who are fighting back.

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.

Owning Your Guilt: Why Everyone Must Learn to Do It

Owning Your Guilt: Why Everyone Must Learn to Do It

Face up to the harm you have caused and you have taken the first step out of hell and into heaven.

How the U.S. is Funding Boy Rape

How the U.S. is Funding Boy Rape

Are American tax dollars enabling the most deplorable sexual abuse imaginable?

‘Truth’ is ‘Disrespectful of Diversity’ Says Alberta Department of Education

‘Truth’ is ‘Disrespectful of Diversity’ Says Alberta Department of Education

Can a society which welcomes diversity find room in its group hug to embrace truth?

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