By now, evangelical Christians are well aware of the secularization of modern academia.
More sex in the pulpit? That's the call from the Religious Institute - a liberal organization that advocates "progressive" understandings of human sexuality.
"Liberal Protestantism, in its determined policy of accommodation with the secular world, has succeeded in making itself dispensable."
On many campuses, young women now outnumber young men, and a gender gap of momentous importance is staring us in the face.
"Comprehensive sexuality education" is about far more than sex and reproduction. It includes advice on how sexual intercourse and other sexual acts can be made more pleasurable. In other words, sex advice for young people ages 10 to 24.
You do not have to look far to find evidence of the fact that males are in trouble in these confused and confusing times.
Who can read this account without heartbreak . . . and a heart warmed? Is there a heart so cold that it does not feel the pathos of this report, and sense the sentiment of this family's tragedy?
Over the course of the last decade, explicitly sexual images have crept into advertising, marketing, and virtually every niche of American life. This ambient pornography is now almost everywhere, from the local shopping mall to prime-time television.
Both sides in the federal trial over same-sex marriage have now rested, and the nation awaits the decision of U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. Nevertheless, the judge's decision will not put the matter to rest, no matter his ruling.
Even now, more than a half-century after its publication, the book makes for compelling reading.
The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young's The Shack has now exceeded even that.
The doctrine of hell serves very well as a test case for the slide into theological liberalism.
Elizabeth Gilbert is once again a married woman, and she has written a rather lengthy memoir in order to explain why.
Whatever happened to being seen but not heard? Diana West asks that question in a recent essay, noting that there has been a massive shift in Western culture away from adult authority and toward the "wise child."
The Kaiser Family Foundation has just released a new study on the online lives of children and teenagers, and the statistics are simply astounding.
Preaching has fallen on hard times. So suggests a report out of Durham University's College of Preachers.
The images streaming in from Haiti look like scenes from Dante's Inferno. The scale of the calamity is unprecedented. In many ways, Haiti has almost ceased to exist.
Something deeply disturbing recently appeared at EthicsDaily.com, the Web site for the Baptist Center for Ethics.
The human species is inherently and resolutely religious. The Bible and the Christian tradition affirm this truth, even as we know that the religious impulse can so easily transform itself into idolatry.
Radical theologian Mary Daly died last week at age 81, ending one of the most interesting and tragic careers in contemporary theology.
According to The Times [London], researchers now claim that dolphins rank second to human beings in terms of intelligence, displacing chimps and apes from that ranking.
The year 2009 is still very close in the rear-view mirror, and what a year it was.
There is something very strange and revealing about the response of the intellectual elites to the fact that their cherished theory of evolution is held by such a small percentage of the world's population.
Do children need fathers?
History is never uncomplicated. Two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, several insights come into focus.