Tag Archives: religion
Surely you heard the news earlier this year of the discovery (actually twenty-seven years ago) of what some claim is the tomb of Jesus and his family. According to the Discovery Channel documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus, which premiered
Speaking to his congregation at Fairview Baptist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma, in September, Pastor Paul Blair proclaimed himself a “God-fearing Oklahoman” and a “patriotic American.” As such, he said, “I will be casting my ballot for Representative Mary Fallin for
I spent two weekends in September attending conferences sponsored by religious right groups in Washington, DC. They were nothing if not eye-opening.
Growing up with—and coming to doubt—the political religion of Mao Zedong
In February 2007 famed British athlete and born-again Christian Jonathan Edwards resigned from Songs of Praise, BBC television’s flagship religious program. The reason? According to the June 27 Times of London, he’d come to the conclusion “that his inner sense
Its ability to withstand an assault by Christopher Hitchens is one testament to the hardiness of religious faith. (I wouldn’t want him mad at me.) A famously adept debater, armed with wit and erudition, Hitchens can be persuasive even when
Edward O. Wilson and Daniel Dennett advocate new ways to think about religion that can have a profound impact on how we as humanists define our ideology and how we strengthen our public influence. In short, these honored humanist philosophers