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One of the primary critiques of religion popular among New Atheists and secularists generally is that it is arrogant and close-minded for any group to claim a monopoly on truth.
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow's producer, Steve Benen, just took a whack at the American Civil Rights Union's new booklet, The Truth About Jim Crow, which National Review Online writer John Fund wrote about in a recent column.
The recent "botched" execution in Arizona sparked more debate about the death penalty. But if the execution ended in the murderer's death, then it was not botched. What did his victims endure?
While two states have successfully banned conversion therapy for gay youth, a majority of state legislatures have voted down bills that would prohibit sexual orientation change therapy after hearing the testimonies of ex-gays who say they've benefited from SOCE.
A York County, Pennsylvania, woman and her husband who placed everything they had into buying their house seven years ago, are now fighting to avoid being chased out of it after suffering attacks from what they say are multiple ghosts and at least one demon in their basement.
The media has blasted out the breaking news of an alarmingly hostile, hateful world in the last several months. How should we as Christians react to the mounting mayhem, especially directed at fellow believers?
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, which received $2,302,026 in government grants in 2011-2012, is facing a legal challenge from the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was taken to the facility by her abuser to have an abortion.
"Dear?" The only response this elicits is a distracted "Hmm," accompanied by the rustle of a newspaper. "Could I talk to you?" Again a reply of "Hmmm," followed by silence. Then footsteps are heard walking away. Have you ever experienced something similar?
Thanks for agreeing to this exchange about the nature and meaning of marriage. My experience with exercises like this one, conducted in a spirit of friendship and goodwill, is that they lead to deeper understanding, even if the interlocutors do not achieve agreement.
Persecution of Christians in Syria is part of the worst displacement of religious communities in recent history, according to a recently released report from the U.S. State Department.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's recent attempts at Biblical proof-texting clearly evidences that she, like many politicians, is a pawn being used in a scheme much larger than American politics.
U.S. President Barack Obama has been declared persona non grata in the small Russian republic of Chechnya.
Meriam Ibrahim, arrested last August in Sudan and sentenced to death after being accused by family members of apostasy and adultery, was not only pressured to recant her Christian faith and thereby nullify her marriage, but was kept in shackles while giving birth to her second child in prison. At least one Christian woman, also from Africa, was lauding the 27-year-old's resilience, and thanking her for bearing "heroic witness to the virtues of faith, marriage, and motherhood."
The Delta Aquarids meteor shower 2014 will peak on July 29-30, and analysts have indicated that the absence of a bright moon in the sky could help create an extremely good viewing experience for skygazers.
An appeals court has ruled in favor of a small diocese in Illinois that broke away from The Episcopal Church over theological differences, including the appointment of openly gay Gene Robinson as bishop.
President Obama has nominated Rabbi David Saperstein to be the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom at the State Department, a position that has been vacant since late last year. The announcement on Monday also marks the first time that a non-Christian will hold the job, which was created in 1998.