Conservatives should be among the strongest supporters of the social sciences and humanities, yet Republican politicians, as well as President Barack Obama, do not have a high view of those disciplines these days.
Analysis: Does Gay Marriage Distract the Church From Fighting Poverty? 3 Important Points to Keep in Mind
Churches should stop spending so much time fighting against abortion and gay marriage and do more about poverty and suffering, some say. There are three important points to keep in mind when you hear this claim.
What does Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider, share on social media? Some of their posts may surprise you.
Ted Cruz: Many Republicans Scared of Gay Marriage/Religious Liberty Debate; Some Are Even Running for President
Many Republican politicians are afraid to engage in the debates over religious freedom and gay marriage, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz told a gathering of pastors in Washington, D.C., adding that some of them are even running for president in 2016.
A study that purported to show gay marriage opponents can easily be convinced to change their minds if they talk to gays was retracted after finding it used fake data.
In "The Dadly Virtues: Adventures From the Worst Job You'll Ever Love," a collection of opinion writers and humorists use their day job (writing) to reminisce about their most important job (being a dad).
Payday Lending 'Grinds the Faces of the Poor Into the Ground,' Russell Moore Says; New Left-Right Christian Coalition Seeks to End Practice
Faith for Just Lending, a new coalition of Christian groups representing different parts of the political spectrum, was formed to advocate for the elimination of unjust lending practices that hurt the poor.
The big story this week from Pew Research Center's report, "America's Changing Religious Landscape," was the sharp decline in the number of Christians and increase in those who are unaffiliated with any religion. Digging deeper, the report contains interesting news about Evangelicals.
Must Faithful Christians Believe in a Young Earth? A CP Interview With Christian Astronomer Hugh Ross
Must Christians who believe the scientific evidence for an old Earth also believe in a liberal reading of Scripture? This was one of the questions The Christian Post asked of Hugh Ross, whose book, A Matter of Days: Resolving a Creation Controversy, is now in a second, expanded edition.
Is Christian Decline in America Due to 'Fewer Incognito Atheists,' Like Russell Moore Said? CP Asked Pew Research for the Answer
The decline in Americans who identify as Christian shown by a new Pew report is mostly due to those with weak church ties no longer identifying as Christian, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, recently wrote. Was he correct? The Christian Post contacted Pew Research Center to find out.
Is Prison the Fate for Christians Deemed Intolerant? Religious Freedom Champion Frank Wolf Asks Harvard Audience
Religious freedom champion and former Congressman Frank Wolf warned a Harvard audience that freedom of conscience is endangered in the United States and conservative Christians may have to engage in civil disobedience because their views are considered intolerant.
President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday about the importance of faith and family during a panel discussion for the Catholic-Evangelical Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Georgetown University.
Christians Who Have Avoided the Culture Wars May No Longer Have a Choice With Religious Freedom in Jeopardy, Legal Scholar Says
Christians who have so far avoided controversial "culture war" issues will likely be pulled into those battles as their religious freedom becomes threatened due to gay marriage, Dr. John Inazu warned Monday.
Analysis: New Study Showing Survival Rates of 22-Week Fetuses Could Affect Late-Term Abortion Debate
A new study showing that the survival rates of pre-term babies at 22-weeks gestation vary greatly among hospitals could have political implications as the nation debates banning late-term abortions.
Representatives of eight pro-life organizations based in Washington, D.C. signed a joint statement saying they will not comply with a new law passed by the City Council that would prevent them from making hiring and firing decisions based upon an employee's position on abortion.
Work experience should be an important factor when choosing a president. To help voters take political work experience into account, here's a ranking of the major current and potential presidential candidates.
Analysis: Who Is Intolerant, Hateful, Closed-Minded in Gay Marriage Debate? 3 Events Suggest an Answer
In three recent events, gay marriage activists are sending clear messages to both their opponents and their supporters who may transgress from their strict orthodoxy.
One line of questioning during Tuesday's oral arguments on gay marriage before the U.S. Supreme Court suggests a "wild card" compromise as one possible outcome.
What may have been the most diverse gathering of activists ever in Washington, D.C., gathered Saturday to "March for Marriage." While the rainbow is often used as a symbol of diversity for the Gay Rights Movement, an impressive array of racial and ethnic backgrounds were evident among those united to defend marriage.
A group of Christian scholars representing a "new Christian Zionism" seek to distance their views from the "wild, crazy, popular apocalypticism" with which Christian Zionists have often been associated.
Watch 5,000 Years of Religious History in 90 Seconds to See the Amazing Impact of Christian Missions
An animation map showing 5,000 years of religious history in 90 seconds shows the effect of Christian missions on the spread of Christianity.
Senate Democrats will no longer block anti-human trafficking legislation after a compromise was reached over abortion funding language. Under the compromise, funds to aid human trafficking victims will be separated into two separate pots of money.
NYT Columnist David Brooks Asked by Jewish Christian If He Accepted Jesus Christ Yet; Here Is His Answer
David Brooks' new book, "The Road to Character," is not a religious book but contains many Christian themes. At an event hosted by The Trinity Forum, a Jewish Christian asked Brooks if his faith journey led him to become a follower of Jesus Christ.
College Like Kindergarten? Students Need Cookies, Coloring Books, Bubbles, Play-Doh, Blankies and Frolicking Puppies, Some Say
Higher education professionals are dismayed at the growing number of students who expect their universities to protect their tender emotions from over-stimulation.
The Democratic Party supports legal abortion until the baby is born, according to Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.