Evangelicalism is a product of both the Reformation and the Enlightenment, and because of this, evangelicals struggle with reconciling the authority of scripture with reason, historian Molly Worthen writes in her new book, Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism.
Supreme Court Rejects Liberty U 'Obamacare' Employer Mandate Challenge; Future Lawsuits Still Possible
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Monday a lawsuit by Liberty University challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's, or "Obamacare's," mandate that employers with more than 50 employees provide health insurance for its employees.
Organizing for Action, President Barack Obama's campaign organization, has begun a social media campaign encouraging its supporters to talk about the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Parents with more daughters than sons, and whose first born is a girl, are more likely to be Republican, a new study finds.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will hear arguments for cases involving the Obama administration's birth control mandate as it relates to for-profit companies.
While liberals have been supportive of President Barack Obama for most of his presidency, that may be starting to change. Recently, Obama-friendly media and Democrats have not been as friendly as they used to be.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the Obama administration to respond to a petition by the Home School Legal Defense Association to hear an appeal in the Romeikes deportation case.
A majority of Americans no longer trust President Barack Obama nor believe he is competent to lead the federal government, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.
When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid led a change to the rules of the Senate filibuster this week, some opponents of the change invoked the Founders in their defense of the status quo. The filibuster, though, did not come from the Founders. Rather, it came about by accident and would have been abhorred by the Founders.
An immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship now appears unlikely, but there is a possibility of getting a path to some other form of legal status, speakers at the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference's "Justice Summit" said Tuesday.
Reports of the Russian government abusing its gay citizens are based upon false propaganda by gay rights groups in the United States, Austin Ruse, president of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, claimed at a Nov. 15 symposium hosted by The Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) canceled his hosting of a symposium by The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society at the Senate's Dirksen building last Friday after hearing complaints from gay and pro-gay rights groups.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, talked about the government shutdown, the future of the Republican Party, helping the poor and his Christian faith, in an interview with The Christian Post.
Andrew Koppelman, a long time supporter of gay rights and gay marriage, argued that those who disagree with him should have the freedom to live according to those beliefs.
Evangelicals have been misusing scripture in support of immigration reform, some evangelical leaders argued at a Friday panel discussion at The Heritage Foundation.
Some critics of the Common Core State Standards Initiative are "white, suburban moms" who are upset at their children's test scores and opposed to progress, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said. Meanwhile, Randi Weingarten, head of the American Federation of Teachers, argued that the Common Core rollout was worse than the launch of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare."
Six years after Guatemala passed a new law intended to address fraudulent adoptions, children still wait to be united with their adoptive parents. The Christian Post spoke with three adoptive parents who indicated that Guatemalan government officials appear to be blocking them from bringing their children to their new homes.
President Barack Obama's so-called "fix" to the problem of Americans losing their current health insurance is more like a political stunt than an actual fix to the problem.
The President Barack Obama administration, through the U.S. Department of Justice's legal advocacy, has been extreme in its defense of federal power, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said during a Thursday speech at The Federalist Society's "2013 National Lawyers Convention." To illustrate his point, Cruz discussed the nine times that the U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously rejected DOJ arguments.
Live Action, a pro-life advocacy group, has released another one of its undercover abortion clinic videos. This one exposes a clinic in Albuquerque, N.M., a city that is nearing a vote on banning the late-term abortions that take place at the clinic.
President Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty," nearing its 50th anniversary, has been a failure, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) declared Wednesday, as he called on his fellow conservatives to take the lead in the fight against poverty at an invitation-only event hosted by The Heritage Foundation.
President Barack Obama should keep his promise to let Americans keep their current health care policies, former President Bill Clinton said.
Leon Panetta, former director of the CIA and former Secretary of Defense under President Barack Obama, defended the National Security Administration's controversial surveillance techniques, arguing that it is only following orders from the White House.
The immigration reform strategy emerging from House leaders will depend on revamping immigration policy first, including border security, and then dealing with the issue of "appropriate legal status" for current unauthorized immigrants second, say House staffers working on the issue.
German Homeschoolers Forced to Send Their Kids to Public School, Now Blocked From Leaving the Country
Homeschoolers whose children were recently seized by the German government are now not allowed to emigrate to a country that allows homeschooling.