Whatever you want to call it, the resurgence of paganism is a keen reminder that old heresies never die
A closer look at the narratives in both Matthew and Luke reveals a richness that familiarity may hide from us.
Ellen Goodman is morally troubled. The liberal columnist for The Boston Globe surveys the moral landscape and laments "there's no shame in the game."
Even as Tiger Woods has announced that he is taking an "indefinite" leave from professional golf in order to give priority to his wife and family, his future as both professional athlete and public figure is very much in question.
The death of Oral Roberts marks a significant milestone in the history of American Christianity. His life, spanning from 1918 to 2009, represents 91 years and almost a century of American religious history.
In "The Abortion Distortion - Just How Pro-choice is America, Really?," writer Jennifer Senior offers an incredibly insightful and important essay on the moral status of abortion in the American mind.
The real question that confronts the Anglican Communion is whether their churches will bless homosexuality.
The defense of human dignity is the responsibility of all human beings, but certain individuals bear a special responsibility due to position or influence. This is certainly the case with Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health.
Sunday's vote represents a clear victory for the Swiss right and serves notice that the citizens of Switzerland are concerned about the growing influence of Islam in their country.
Just eleven days after running a story on gender-bending teenagers on the front page of its "Style" section, The New York Times is back with yet another front page story in the same section, this time on gender-bending young adults.
Is our moral discourse now limited to distinguishing between what some psychologist or psychiatrist considers as well acts and unwell acts? That is all we have to say in light of a mass murder?
I am not inclined to sign manifestos or petitions. But I signed The Manhattan Declaration.
In all likelihood, most people would never even imagine a cartoon version of Genesis. Nevertheless, the cartoon version has arrived, and it is attracting no small amount of attention.
Gillian Flaccus offers a very interesting report on the "Canines at Covenant" service and the larger phenomenon of "pet-centric" services. Her report also points to a deep theological confusion that these services bring to light.
Boys are forbidden to wear muscle shirts and saggy pants. But what happens when a boy wants to wear a skirt?
"How far should the military go to accommodate personal religious beliefs and practices?"
Is the fact that fertility is falling around the world good news?
Zaslow is not exaggerating. Almost every parent of a teenager or twenty-something will recognize the truth of his diagnosis of "hypersocializing" among the young.
As with any major shift in human thinking, postmodernism comes packaged with both positive and negative elements.
Now, for the first time, The Marriage Index does for the health of marriage what the Leading Economic Index does for the health of the economy - it provides essential data we ignore at our own peril.
The shock came, not in the fact that he signed it, but in what the President said in his comments.
Every revolution requires cultural preparation, and the Divorce Revolution is no exception.
Writing in Christianity Today, Benne argued that his denomination had abandoned the Gospel for a social gospel.
"The woman's movement wasn't about happiness." That judgment, attributed to feminist Susan Faludi, seems to be the blunt assessment shared by many other women.
In his recently released "manifesto," Bishop Spong declares, "it is time to move on," and pledges never again to debate the issues of homosexuality or homosexual rights.