Religion

Psychologist: Rejecting Values and Responsibility Was a Big Mistake

Psychologist: Rejecting Values and Responsibility Was a Big Mistake

In becoming amoral, ethically neutral, and ‘free,’ we have cut the very roots of our being; lost our deepest sense of self-hood and identity; and, with neurotics themselves, find ourselves asking: Who am I? What is my destiny?

As Traditional Religion Declines, Superstition—Not Atheism—Is the Big Winner

As Traditional Religion Declines, Superstition—Not Atheism—Is the Big Winner

Belief in God is declining and belief in ghosts and witches is rising.

'Gumball' Clip Brilliantly Reveals the Hollowness of Social Justice ‘Tolerance’

'Gumball' Clip Brilliantly Reveals the Hollowness of Social Justice ‘Tolerance’

A hilarious episode of 'Gumball' has fun with the palpable intolerance of social justice tolerance.

Why the Millennials are Socialists

Why the Millennials are Socialists

If you want to understand what will likely happen politically in ten years, simply look at the cultural beliefs of the younger Americans and how they live their lives. Politics and policy will eventually conform.

The Real Show Stealer at the Royal Wedding Wasn't the American Preacher

The Real Show Stealer at the Royal Wedding Wasn't the American Preacher

The newlyweds were given a lot to chew on besides diversity and inclusiveness.

Do Barn Weddings Diminish the Solemnity of Marriage?

Do Barn Weddings Diminish the Solemnity of Marriage?

Might the latest wedding trend detract from the solemnity of marriage?

Are Atheists Rejecting the Wrong God?

Are Atheists Rejecting the Wrong God?

As the latest Pew Forum survey shows, the god that atheists rejects might not be the God that most Americans believe in.

7 Basic Things All Parents Should Teach Their Children

7 Basic Things All Parents Should Teach Their Children

While it’s worthwhile to explore the pros and cons of attachment parenting, Tiger Moms, or free-range concepts, do we get too caught up in these theories? And in so doing, do we forget the basics every parent should pass on to a child in order to ensure that he or she becomes a flourishing adult?

Ancient Heresies Back from the Dead

Ancient Heresies Back from the Dead

What are Gnosticism and Pelagianism, the ancient errors criticised by Pope Francis?

G.K. Chesterton on the Fundamental Difference Between the 'Average Man' and the 'Average Woman'

G.K. Chesterton on the Fundamental Difference Between the 'Average Man' and the 'Average Woman'

G.K. Chesterton believed that men, by nature, tend to be monomaniacal. Women are not.

Alfie Evans, and the Value of a Single Human Life

Alfie Evans, and the Value of a Single Human Life

The most obvious issue is this: “What is the meaning and value of a single human life?”

The 'Story' That Replaced Christianity Is Collapsing

The 'Story' That Replaced Christianity Is Collapsing

"The emptiness and pointlessness of the modern narrative begs for questions."

Agnostic Philosopher: Religion Is Awesome Emotional Therapy

Agnostic Philosopher: Religion Is Awesome Emotional Therapy

But have many turned away from religion/Christianity because modern churches have focused only on the emotional?

Rev. Bill Hybel and the Value of the Pence Rule

Rev. Bill Hybel and the Value of the Pence Rule

For the past twenty-five years, Rev. Bill Hybels has enjoyed world-wide fame as the founding pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in suburban Chicago.

6 Reasons Evangelical Churches Should Consider Giving Confession a Shot

6 Reasons Evangelical Churches Should Consider Giving Confession a Shot

Could evangelical churches benefit from instituting confession?

Poll Reveals the Least Religious Parts of America

Poll Reveals the Least Religious Parts of America

Why are certain regions of America so "unchurched"? 

What Did Hannah Arendt Really Mean by the Banality of Evil?

What Did Hannah Arendt Really Mean by the Banality of Evil?

Can one do evil without being evil? This was the puzzling question that the philosopher Hannah Arendt grappled with when she reported for on the war crimes trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann.

What if Women Had Voted on Women's Suffrage?

What if Women Had Voted on Women's Suffrage?

G.K. Chesterton thought that the matter of the vote for women should be left to a vote of women.

Catholic University Totally Cool with Drag Show—But Don’t Publish a Photo of it

Catholic University Totally Cool with Drag Show—But Don’t Publish a Photo of it

A controversy has erupted at a Catholic college—Seattle University—that permits an annual drag show.

Stanford Study: Religious Teens Are Smarter (and More Conscientious and Cooperative) than Non-Observant Teens
New York City Ideologues Get Indigestion Over Chick-fil-A

New York City Ideologues Get Indigestion Over Chick-fil-A

America’s fastest-growing food chain has come to New York City.

Why Gerry Rafferty’s Lyrics in ‘Baker Street’ Are Worth Paying Attention to

Why Gerry Rafferty’s Lyrics in ‘Baker Street’ Are Worth Paying Attention to

The lyrics to Gerry Rafferty's 'Baker Street'—in contrast to the seductive sax and upbeat strings and keyboard—are rather dark. It's not your typical rock/pop song about finding or losing love. 

4 Steps to Ensure Children Become Well-Adjusted Adults

4 Steps to Ensure Children Become Well-Adjusted Adults

"The culture of the group of which your child is a part growing up will be the culture he or she adopts as their own."

Andrew Sullivan: Privilege Is Beginning to Trump Reason in Our Culture

Andrew Sullivan: Privilege Is Beginning to Trump Reason in Our Culture

Many on the left now hold that structural inequalities in society are so overwhelming that reason itself is largely futile, Andrew Sullivan writes.  

The Religious Literacy Quiz That Most College Students Fail

The Religious Literacy Quiz That Most College Students Fail

See how you do on this version of a quiz that's failed by most undergraduates.

Why the Left Is Wrong About Jefferson’s ‘Wall of Separation Between Church and State’

Why the Left Is Wrong About Jefferson’s ‘Wall of Separation Between Church and State’

A renaissance man with a long and accomplished legacy, Jefferson played a major role in the founding of the United States of America—and establishing its strong protections for religious freedom for all.

The 3 Basic Ingredients Needed for Life Happiness

The 3 Basic Ingredients Needed for Life Happiness

One of the overarching desires in life – whether we admit it or not – is to simply be happy. We know it’s not always feasible or realistic, yet it’s something we desire on some level—for ourselves, our spouses, and most especially, our children.

‘I Believe Because It Is Absurd’: Understanding Christianity’s First Meme

‘I Believe Because It Is Absurd’: Understanding Christianity’s First Meme

Religious belief is often thought to evince a precarious kind of commitment, in which the degree of conviction is inversely proportional to correspondence with the facts.

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