The sort of love professed in ‘Closer’ is the complicated love that marks all of Father John Misty’s music. It at once loathes the self and longs for unity with the divine.
The Washington Post asserts Mike Pence selectively claimed ‘that the percentage of truly religious [citizens] in the United States have remained consistent in recent decades…’
Given other research showing kids are more likely to retain faith when attending strongly religious schools, this suggests high religiosity can also boost academic achievement.
‘Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons,’ a current Frick exhibit, brings together for the first time in this country 13 monumental paintings of the biblical patriarch Jacob and his 12 sons.
There have been increasing signs of a real and sustained revival of Christian-themed enthusiasm in Europe, hardly reported and barely noticed in press across the pond.
‘I want my life to be so much more than that’
Is churchgoing and religious adherence really in ‘widespread decline’ so much so that conservative believers should suffer ‘growing anxiety’? Absolutely not.
What fills me with the most nervousness about homeschooling isn’t the stuff I don’t know (I can teach myself fifth grade math), but the weighty task of an education in faith.
Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain met controversial pastor Paula White by chance. Now the rock star applauds his wife’s role as chaplain to President Trump.
In the Netflix mini-series ‘Godless,’ we see what is possible if just a few strong and virtuous men step up and take responsibility amid disaster.
For a Christian, there are no stakes in a cosmic sense for anything we observe in the news: Christ will come victorious. Our job is to endure in hope, and share that hope with others.
For all the handwringing about media and morality, God has been largely missing from the conversation we’re having about sexual assault.
If one’s exposure to the case was limited to the popular media, you might think this case was only about the free-speech rights of wedding-cake makers. It’s much more.
Had the sickly mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal been expected to shift for himself more, would he have burned as brilliantly? Perhaps. But then again, perhaps not.
Our Thanksgiving celebration originated in our nation’s worst period of turmoil and bloodshed: the Civil War. Its lessons can help us today.
Even skeptics are wowed by the high-tech museum. Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Kennicott called Museum of the Bible ‘stocked with historic treasures.’
For decades, demographic studies have indicated the steady decline of religion in America, but new measures suggest at least one religion in America is alive and well.
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