Religion

The Netherlands Pumps the Brakes on Euthanasia

The Netherlands Pumps the Brakes on Euthanasia

The Dutch Ministry of Justice announced it is launching criminal investigations into four instances of euthanasia, a sign the nation may be reining its permissive policy.

Survey: Only One-Third of Students Think the Constitution Should Protect Hate Speech

Survey: Only One-Third of Students Think the Constitution Should Protect Hate Speech

College students are very supportive of free speech protection... but only if it fits within their idea of diversity and inclusion.

Shootings Are a Morality Problem, Not a Gun Problem

Shootings Are a Morality Problem, Not a Gun Problem

We must own up to the fact that laws and regulations alone cannot produce a civilized society. Morality is society’s first line of defense against uncivilized behavior.

Humility is the Key to Altruism, Georgetown Psychologist Says

Humility is the Key to Altruism, Georgetown Psychologist Says

Abigail Marsh, an associate professor of psychology at Georgetown University, has discovered a trait common among altruistic people. 

Christians Can Be ‘Secular’, Too

Christians Can Be ‘Secular’, Too

When most people hear the word “secular,” they associate it with those who either don’t believe in God or don’t attend church and pray on a regular basis.

'Get on the Right Side of History': A Phrase G.K. Chesterton Would Have Understood

'Get on the Right Side of History': A Phrase G.K. Chesterton Would Have Understood

Telling others to 'get on the right side of history' is not just a form of intellectual bullying. It also reveals a tyrannical dimension to those who'd invoke the future to destroy the past.

Can a Return to Federalism Prevent a Second U.S. Civil War?

Can a Return to Federalism Prevent a Second U.S. Civil War?

A return to subsidiarity-style government might be America's best hope to survive. But will it be enough?

Why Thoughts and Prayers are Better than Righteous Anger

Why Thoughts and Prayers are Better than Righteous Anger

In their book ACT on Life not on Anger, psychologists Georg Seifert, Matthew McKay, and John Forsyth dispel myths about anger.

5 Facts about Billy Graham (1918–2018)

5 Facts about Billy Graham (1918–2018)

Here are five facts you should know about the man who became the world’s most famous Protestant evangelist.

Young People Don’t Know How to Date Anymore. Here’s Why.

Young People Don’t Know How to Date Anymore. Here’s Why.

College professors are realizing that their students don't know how to do anything beyond hooking up.

Chesterton on the Dangers of 'Cloudy Political Cowardice'

Chesterton on the Dangers of 'Cloudy Political Cowardice'

G. K. Chesterton saw 'creedless vagueness' as potentially more dangerous than dogma.

Individualistic Nations Provide the Most Charity for Strangers, Survey Shows

Individualistic Nations Provide the Most Charity for Strangers, Survey Shows

Writing at NPR, Georgetown University’s Abigail March explains that the nations that provide the most help to strangers are also among the most individualistic. 

The 'Real' St. Valentine Was No Patron of Love

The 'Real' St. Valentine Was No Patron of Love

At the root of our modern holiday is a beautiful fiction. St. Valentine was no lover or patron of love.

Do Your Child a Favour - Give Them a Mission in Life

Do Your Child a Favour - Give Them a Mission in Life

‘Have a good time’ is not a recipe for happiness.

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

8 Characteristics of a Rational Soul

Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person. 

The Atlantic: A Crisis of Truth is Upon Us (Apart From Trump)

The Atlantic: A Crisis of Truth is Upon Us (Apart From Trump)

Faith in institutions is collapsing--and the phenomenon is not isolated to America.

'What’s Wrong with the World?'

'What’s Wrong with the World?'

G.K. Chesterton believed he had the answer. 

Author: ‘Modern Civilization Is A Universal Conspiracy Against All Interior Life’
Religion Isn’t the Enemy of Science: It’s Been Inspiring Scientists for Centuries

Religion Isn’t the Enemy of Science: It’s Been Inspiring Scientists for Centuries

The actual entanglements of religious tradition and the development of science are far more interesting than the superficial conflict common today – and far more important.

What the World’s Religious Population Will Look Like in 2060

What the World’s Religious Population Will Look Like in 2060

Babies born to Muslims will begin to outnumber Christian births by 2035, according to new projections.

Why MLK's Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

Why MLK's Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

MLK focused on the role of love as key to building healthy communities and the ways in which love can and should be at the center of our social interactions.

Meet the Theologian Who Taught MLK the Value of Nonviolence

Meet the Theologian Who Taught MLK the Value of Nonviolence

Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King Jr. were both steeped in the Baptist tradition.

The 5 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians

The 5 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians

The international non-profit ministry Open Doors says these five countries are the most dangerous for Christians.

Child Sexbots and Dolls Probably Aren’t the Cure for Pedophilia

Child Sexbots and Dolls Probably Aren’t the Cure for Pedophilia

The discussion as to whether child sex dolls and child androids can reduce pedophilia offers an indication as to which philosophy reigns in America today.

Archbishop Damaskinos: The Greek Clergyman Who Stared Down the Nazis

Archbishop Damaskinos: The Greek Clergyman Who Stared Down the Nazis

In Greece today, Archbishop Damaskinosis is universally remembered as a hero for all humanity.

The Best Argument for Atheism

The Best Argument for Atheism

Christians will probably never be able to fully refute this one atheist argument. 

How a Green Day Song Can Help us Understand the Christian Festival Epiphany

How a Green Day Song Can Help us Understand the Christian Festival Epiphany

Epiphany, a Christian holiday that celebrates the Magi who followed the star of Bethlehem to visit baby Jesus, is a call to adventure, an exhortation to move from faith to sight.

This Week I Was Denied a Service Because of the Company’s Values—And I’m Okay With That

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