There is a lopsided divide in America about what it means to be a religious person, with a majority believing that it's about acting morally but a strong minority equating it with faith.
- July 19, 2013 |
Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the state.
Despite an improving economy, students and parents will spend nearly 8 percent less this back-to-school season than in 2012, according to an annual survey from the National Retail Federation.
USA Today's editorial board voiced their objection to Texas' new anti-abortion law earlier this month, arguing that it makes it difficult for people to abort babies with Down syndrome.
I’ve come to see four main approaches to the writing, telling or teaching of history: 1) The “great man” approach, 2) the “great idea” approach, 3) the “great current” approach, 4) and the “great event” approach.
Despite a promise by the Sudanese government to grant its minority Christian population religious freedom, church leaders there said they are beset by increased restrictions and hostility in the wake of the South Sudan's independence.
England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave "royal assent" to a same-sex marriage bill.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have authorized the issuance of license plates that say "Choose Life" to raise money for a Christian crisis pregnancy center that opposes abortion.
The busiest abortion business in Virginia is closing, thanks to pro-life laws requiring abortion facilities to meet stricter health and safety standards.
Yesterday I wrote about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the perspective of military marriages – what might couples expect after a war veteran returns home.
A new study says familial relationships can benefit from the wealth of positive interactions that social networking brings.
Christians in two villages in North Sinai, Egypt have fled for their lives after a priest was gunned down and a Christian businessman was abducted and killed, his decapitated body dumped onto a street.
A new study suggests that boys exposed to familial violence become increasingly aggressive toward their peers at school.
Yosief Kebedom Gelai, a recently converted single Christian, died July 5. Yosief, 41, had been sick for a long time, but harsh treatment at a secret Medefera incarceration center aggravated the effects of the unknown disease.
Virginia Heffernan, a former New York Times technology and culture writer who now writes for Yahoo! News, wrote in a column last Thursday that she believes God created the world. Criticism has been swift.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, approximately 100,000 people have been killed in the civil war between government forces and rebels. The death total includes 5,000 children under the age of 16.
Fuller Theological Seminary in California has approved an official student organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. Although other Christian schools have approved similar organizations, Fuller is the first evangelical seminary to do so.
A Maryland couple has no regrets about their decision to allow their 5-year-old daughter to live as a boy.
A court in Pakistan on Saturday sentenced a Christian to life in prison for alleged blasphemy in spite of the complainant retracting the accusation and admitting police pressured him into making it.