Sen. John McCain’s first and most important allegiance was always as an American. ‘No association has ever meant more to me than that,’ he said, when conceding the election of 2008.
Nebraska’s commemorative birth certificates for miscarried children respect the dignity of the unborn and validate parents’ grief.
Far too many church leaders, including some still in positions of authority, saw a greater ‘sin’ in public scandal than in the violation of young children.
Jack Phillips personifies the American dream. Just about the only people who can’t seem to recognize that are government officials employed by the state of Colorado.
Today, at the age of 76, Aretha Franklin passed away among friends and family at her home in Detroit. Franklin had been battling advanced pancreatic cancer.
We don’t need more bland expressions of sorrow from bishops. We need public penance, resignations, and a new generation of leaders in the Catholic Church.
The speed, intensity, and content of criticism of the death penalty pronouncement suggest a fundamental disrespect for the office and person of the pope.
In effect, state officials were asserting their mythical legal right to decide how Christian a Christian ministry can be. The court told them to get a life.
Let us give Steven Pinker and Sam Harris their hearing. Let us follow them into the broad, sunlit uplands of their utopian moral landscape and see what we might find there.
In our time, the battle against nihilism looms larger than any squabble between rationalists like Sam Harris and the moderately religious.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling on a Texas case related to fetal cremation laws on Sunday.
Perhaps the most amazing thing about Spider-Man was the mind and abilities of the man who truly formed him. That’s Steve Ditko, of whose death the news has come.
Most discussion of the bill has focused on its potential ban of Bible sales. More likely, the bill will make religious education programs the target of ‘death by litigation.’
One of the country’s last remaining influential conservative Protestant denominations is in conflict because of a conference set to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, at the end of July.
This habit of seeing Islam through a narrow lens reinforces the likelihood that the Washington memo pushing for Islamic reformation is a significant strategy. It won’t work as planned.
In the case of the 84-year-old woman, the Life’s End Clinic doctor administered a fatal injection just one month after meeting her for the first time.
The orthodoxy of the American public square is progressivism. That is our civil religion, our established faith. Not officially or expressly, but in effect.
Let us be intellectually honest about the sorrows of this life. Perhaps then, through a lens of sorrow, we can see the one, eternal hope that renders death not proud.
This year’s campaign for Southern Baptist president has been recognized as a ‘pivotal’ clash between the ‘old guard’ of the conservative resurgence and the rising Southern Baptist Left.
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