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- August 24, 2012 |
Controversy continues to swirl around Pakistan's blasphemy law after the arrest of a young Christian girl for allegedly defiling words from the Quran.
According to a new survey by the American Bible Society called "State of the Bible 2012," 85 percent of American households own a Bible, but nearly eight in 10 in Americans do not believe the Bible plays a role in telling them who to vote for in this year's presidential election.
For more than a month, residents in Niger have suffered deadly flooding, and officials don't expect much relief in coming days.
New research presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association find that the social status of college students appears to be directly linked to binge drinking.
Is it more difficult to remain a virgin in New York City than elsewhere in America?
There’s an old line that goes, "It’s like saying you want to marry someone, but still date around." Who would think of marrying someone, and then act as if it was okay to date? It was an easy point to get. Not anymore.
Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt are under attack, hours after a call for their eradication appeared in the form of leaflets calling on Muslims to kill Copts, specifically naming regions of Upper Egypt.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Texas can temporarily stop funding Planned Parenthood.
In a new survey, half of all teens said they couldn’t live without their mobile device for a week, while 36% said they weren’t able to go 10 minutes without checking their phones.
Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List. It provides a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall.
A lawsuit filed by the group American Atheists to keep a revered cross out of the National September 11 Museum is being challenged by a conservative law firm that defends the public display of religious symbols.
Susan Cain is the best-selling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. A popular lecturer, the Harvard-trained lawyer offers terrific insight and advice for everybody in her book, but especially for parents who have quiet-tempered children.
Recently, David Barton criticized our efforts to fact check his claims about Thomas Jefferson. Here is my response along with three challenges.
A new survey conducted by Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council reveals nearly 600 incidents of hostility toward Christianity that have occurred in the U.S. in the last 10 years.
According to a new report released by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, charitable contributions are higher in states that have larger populations of religious people.
Three staff members of Houcun house church in Lichuan County in China's Jiangxi Province were summoned to the county government August 7 by police and the Religious Affairs Bureau and were coerced to join the government-controlled "Three-Self" Patriotic Movement church.
The United Church of Canada, Canada's largest Protestant denomination, has approved a recommendation to boycott products produced in Israeli settlements located within Palestinian territories -- the West Bank and the Gaza Strip -- with the intent of putting pressure on the Israeli government to stop expansion of the settlements.
A new study finds that when teens give up sleep for studying, the next day all kinds of things can go poorly.