Following a four-day conference, Christian and Muslim leaders from around the world announced the first fruits of the "Common Word" exchange through a joint statement that affirmed their support for religious freedom and further interfaith dialogue based on their common love for God and neighbor.
Christian and Muslim scholars meeting at Yale University for a discussion on peace and reconciliation this week forewarned that a clash of "global proportions" would inevitably unravel in the near future unless Christianity and Islam learn how to co-exist.
Top Christian and Muslim leaders have convened at Yale University for a historic conference that is expected to promote understanding and peace between Christianity and Islam on an unprecedented level.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday tossed out language that expanded the state's hate crime law to include "sexual orientation" and "gender identity." The top state court upheld a November 2007 ruling by the Commonwealth Court.
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a 1998 law intended to protect children from viewing sexually explicit material online was unconstitutional.
The Oxford home where Christian scholar and author C.S. Lewis wrote the popular The Chronicles of Narnia series is being designated as a historic landmark.
The federal appeals court on Monday dealt a setback in FCC's effort to regulate nudity and profanity on television as it refused to fine CBS $550,000 for the Janet Jackson indecent exposure incident during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.
A former college biology professor is suing a Bay Area school district, claiming she was fired for answering a student's question about genetics and homosexual behavior.
William Jessup University, an evangelical Christian college near Sacramento, announced on Wednesday a $25 million campus expansion that will double the amount of on-campus student housing, create a banquet facility to accommodate nearly 800 people, and add athletic and music facilities.
Sir John M. Templeton, the legendary global investor and billionaire philanthropist who gave away hundreds of millions of dollars toward efforts that shed light on the relationship between religion and science, died Tuesday in the Nassau, Bahamas, of pneumonia. He was 95.
An eclectic Jewish scholar is causing a media stir by claiming that Jesus and his disciples copied the idea of a messiah rising again after three days, basing his interpretation of scattered text found on a so-called ancient tablet. This idea fails to hold up when compared with the assessment of other Biblical scholars – many who say the relic is too badly preserved to even read.
People who live in areas that have a larger number of Catholic and mainline Protestant churches live longer, a new study shows.
Former Sen. Jesse Helms, known as an iconic U.S. conservative, died Friday at age 86. Supporters remember the five-term senator of North Carolina as a man of principle and values who left historic marks on the conservative movement.
The Ohio branch of Nyack College will be closing its doors next summer due to poor enrollment rates and location but a Nyack provost remains optimistic with the school's overall outlook.
Melinda Watts, a high school teacher who helps at-risk teen girls, now has a new platform to reach people with her godly message after winning the Gospel music version of the "American Idol" talent competition.
Gospel legends Edwin and Walter Hawkins, Sandi Patty, and The Winans were honored for their contributions to Gospel music Wednesday night during an event paying tribute to the soulful genre.
After decades of debate on whether The Chronicles of Narnia series contains an underlying coherence, one scholar on C.S. Lewis claims to have finally discovered the secret theme that binds the series together.
Shaohannahs Hope, the adoption and orphan care ministry founded by music artist Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife, reported that it has been overwhelmed with donations to honor Chapman's daughter Maria Sue.
Francis S. Collins, the Christian geneticist who led the project to map the human genome, announced that he will be stepping down as director of the National Human Genome Research Institute.
The president of Moody Bible Institute, Dr. Michael J. Easley, announced Wednesday that he will be resigning next month for health reasons.
Megachurch pastor Rick Warren recently launched a global coalition of pastors, business leaders and other institutions that aims to tackle what he deems as the most pervasive problems in the world today.
A panel of pastors speaking at a conference for church leaders in the Purpose Driven network on Wednesday agreed that the process to deepen discipleship should involve some form of small groups but shared unique positions on how to structure disciple-making.
By now, whether you are Christian or not, you have heard at least one hit song from the beloved rock band Switchfoot.
Although the conference is normally held every year to train pastors in the Purpose Driven Network, this year the Purpose Driven Summit is being presented a little differently after a 18-month hiatus.
Chuck Norris, known for martial arts roles, revealed his softer Christian side as he addressed Liberty University's largest graduating class yet over the weekend, reading Bible verses, giving his testimony and advising grads to let God direct their steps.