Religion

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’

Author: ‘Modern Civilization Is A Universal Conspiracy Against All Interior Life’

Is modern technology creating hollow men? 

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
Everything You Know About the Gospel of Paul is Probably Wrong

Everything You Know About the Gospel of Paul is Probably Wrong

The Apostle Paul’s teachings, as taken directly from the Greek of his letters, emphasize neither original guilt nor imputed righteousness.

Who is Really Driving Iranian Unrest?

Who is Really Driving Iranian Unrest?

It's not just foreign governments who have a hand in instigating the protests.

Big Brother in the Classroom

Big Brother in the Classroom

Education is not a question of “rights” to be imposed by the state, but of the “freedom” of parents to choose the sort of education that they believe is best for their children…

Appeals Court Rules Bakers Must Pay $135,000 for Not Making Wedding Cake

Appeals Court Rules Bakers Must Pay $135,000 for Not Making Wedding Cake

A three-judge panel of the Oregon Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a decision by a state agency that led to the fine and forced Aaron and Melissa Klein to close their bakery.

What the 'Jesus Never Existed' Folks Often Overlook

What the 'Jesus Never Existed' Folks Often Overlook

Did Jesus of Nazareth really exist? Some historians say the evidence is weak. But by what standard?

'A Christmas Carol' Teaches Key Lessons in the Christian Vocation

'A Christmas Carol' Teaches Key Lessons in the Christian Vocation

Charles Dickens’ story reminds us that our celebrations of Christ’s birth ought to stretch into all that we do.

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