The effect of Christian thought in our lives is so ubiquitous that, even as controversial as they are in our public discourse, the injunctions of the Ten Commandments appear obvious.
Salvation occurs as the Gnostic awakens (ahem!) to the prison house he is in and breaks free (violently if need be) from his prison.
The fear of cosmic evil—of evil that is more than just bad neural wiring in the brain of a murderer—is innate within us all. It is a healthy and sane emotion.
Technically, yes, hurricanes exist because of sins like extramarital sex and abortion. Yet theodicy — reconciling God’s goodness with the existence of evil — is much, much more complicated than such sneering reductionism.
Democrats’ line of questioning against religious judicial nominees signals a broader strategy to deter religious people who may wish to participate more fully in their government.
Formal instruction in religion seems to have disappeared in many places, but the younger generation still has a soul and still craves the infinite.
Why are Democrats employing religious tests? Because the dogma of Bernie Sanders and Dianne Feinstein is increasingly hostile towards orthodox faiths, not the other way around.
Alexis de Tocqueville believed Christianity provided a common moral language for the American people. But what happens when faith is on the decline?
Did you know your religious liberties could be at stake because of ‘parking violations’?
God is fighting a battle that is broader than American or even world politics in 2017.
Zack Hunt is the Friar Tuck of his corner of the left-wing #Resistance™, a bona fide theologian lending ‘Christian’ cover to what would otherwise typically be a godless movement.
Aaron Rodgers and other millennials who struggle with questions about the ‘remote jungle’ conundrum should rest easy. There is a biblical answer rooted in ancient church teaching.
The statement proclaims traditional Christian teaching on sex and marriage. Homosexual practice? Still not okay. Sex-changes as an answer to gender dysphoria? No.
‘Game of Thrones’ is a refreshing outlier that demonstrates the importance of religious belief in shaping human choices and destinies.
If the grand altars, with all their gold and statues and size, are at their core outward signs of inward devotion, what does it say about plain altars that more resemble a table than a temple?
Lamentations over the Reformation tend to focus on, not theology, but what are viewed as its inevitable and detrimental social and political consequences.
In accusing Christians of remaining silent about race issues and Charlottesville, Whoopi Goldberg displays ignorance.
A new poll suggests some evangelical Christians see poverty as the result of laziness, not due to circumstances. But the reality is more complicated.
In the new book, ‘Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination,’ three authors debate the need to protect religious liberty from zealous LGBT advocates. It’s a civil debate, but the persecution of of people of faith over the issue remains as uncivil as ever.
Maddi Runkles is just a small symptom of a larger dilemma within the church: holding unwed, pregnant teen girls to a separate set of standards than others who fall from grace.
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