A group of scientists announced Thursday that it has successfully replaced all of the natural DNA inside a cell with laboratory-synthesized DNA, creating the first-ever "synthetic cell."
Conservative radio and TV host Glenn Beck received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree from Liberty University on Saturday just moments before he was to deliver a keynote address to the school's graduating class.
Americans nationwide will gather throughout this week to pray for the needs of the children, workers and families of the foster care system as pro-adoption ministries ban together to raise awareness of the orphan crisis.
The home of former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard has been listed as the site of the recently incorporated "St. James Church," according to Colorado state documents.
An archaeologist who visited Mount Ararat with the Chinese and Turkish expedition team that now claims to have found the remains of Noah's Ark says he has more reasons to believe that the "discovery" is fake than the team has proof that it's real.
Despite the notable lack of significant evidence, the media and the blogosphere are abuzz over the cries of a team of Chinese and Turkish explorers who claim that the wooden structure they found on Mount Ararat in Eastern Turkey is none other than Noah's Ark.
Liberty University has tapped radio host Glenn Beck to address its graduating class next month despite knowing that such a decision will be contested and criticized given the well-known conservative's Mormon faith.
The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., was officially reopened to the public Wednesday after having been closed for several months of renovations.
Professor Antony Flew, who became a deist just six years ago after championing atheism for most of his life, died last Thursday after "long illness," according to an obituary placed by his family Tuesday in the Times of London.
Two fossils that were discovered in South Africa nearly two years ago are causing a stir today after two articles published recently in the journal Science introduced them as members of a new species that "might help reveal the ancestor" of the genus Homo.
The evangelical professor who resigned from his position last week following the commotion over a pro-evolution video set the record straight over the weekend with an open letter to his colleagues.
Charismatic preacher Joyce Meyer has added herself to the list of prominent U.S. ministry leaders who have spoken out against Uganda's highly contentious Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
The conservative Presbyterian denomination that founded Erskine College in South Carolina is being enjoined from dismissing members of the school's Board of Trustees after it had attempted to remove nearly half of them from the board last month.
What started as an interview about science and faith, grew to become an increasingly popular web video, and was eventually pulled down at the request of a conservative seminary has now led to the resignation of the professor behind it.
A group of pediatricians that broke away from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is cautioning educators about the management of students experiencing same-sex attraction or exhibiting symptoms of gender confusion.
Though the 40 days of fasting may have concluded for those who chose to engage in one for Lent, it's only just begun for many in and from Missouri who are seeking divine intervention for their state amid a budget crisis.
Though the Christian community is still largely divided when it comes to their belief in how God created the universe and over how much time, there was some agreement between scholars from the two most popular streams of thought this past week.
It's being touted as "a Genesis machine" – the Large Hadron Collider, which on Tuesday forced two proton beams to cross in an effort to bring scientists one "huge step" closer to seeing how the creation of the universe might have looked like.
A student diversity group at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, is rallying their classmates to sign a petition to remove "In the year of our Lord" from their diplomas.
An evolutionary geneticist and molecular biologist who has vigorously opposed the entanglement of science and religion while also calling for mutual respect between the two has won this year's $1.53 million Templeton Prize.
Believers worldwide have commenced their annual observance of Holy Week beginning with Palm Sunday, which highlights the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem nearly 2,000 years ago.
Demonstrations of protest and of support were passionate but peaceful Tuesday when a Mennonite college in Indiana played the national anthem for the first before a sports event.
A college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will no longer be affiliated with the denomination after its sale this summer to a for-profit company.
The chairman of Erskine College and Seminary's board of trustees has withdrawn his lawsuit against the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in compliance with the decision of the school's executive committee.
Mosab Hassan Yousef can now add "best-selling author" to his lengthy list of titles, which includes "son of one of the founders of Hamas," "spy for the Israeli security agency Shin Bet," "U.S. political asylum seeker," and "follower of Jesus."