‘This alteration in the state law is the next step to easing gay unions into cultural acceptance.’
‘For most of us who hold to these conservative values, we do so because we have a worldview shaped by the Bible.’
I guess conservative Christians really are following the Bible... Cartoonist Matt Bors has plenty more of what Jesus said at Medium.
Ben McCanna, writing for The Forecaster, has a wonderful article about an atheist in Portland, Maine who offers a daily counterpoint to local street preachers: Point, counter-point: Free speech thrives in Portland's Congress Square Park | The Forecaster http://t.co/AZdfKeDfEC pic.twitter.com/e99gXruIlg — The Forecaster (@The_Forecaster) July 8, 2014
Give up the idea that you are separate, a person, that there is within and without. If... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Anand Venkatkrishnan reviews Philosopher Akeel Bilgrami's new collection of essays: Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment.
“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The second in a series of posts on issues at the intersection of press freedom, religion, digital media and politics by Natasja Sheriff .
"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
Maurice Chammah investigates the history and present of a Christian home for boys.
The evangelicals who make up nearly one-quarter of the country’s population bring faith to the frenzy. Brazil may have lost its bid to win the World Cup, but it has a few days left to win the souls of soccer fans, and local Christians...Show More Summary
Investigation Discovery is the crime-porn channel that's home to shows like Ice Cold Killers (about crimes in Alaska), Wives with Knives (about women who kill their partners), Blood Relatives (about people who kill relatives), and Southern...Show More Summary
A self-styled 53-year-old pastor from Nigeria who impregnated more than 20 members of his congregation, including several married women and young girls, claiming that the Holy Spirit told him to have sex with them has been arrested for sexual abuse.
Matthew Sandusky will reveal to the public for the very first time how his adoptive father, Penn State University coach and convicted felon Jerry Sandusky, sexually abused him throughout his childhood in what could be one of the most explosive and emotionally-charged interviews aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In movement could be more than a manifesto. It may have helped to create an actual market for investing in companies that put more women at the top. On Thursday, Barclays will begin offering its Women in Leadership exchange-traded note, an investment that tracks an index of 85 U.S. companies that are led by women. To be considered for […]
If you turn the pages in the latest edition of the Portland (Oregon) alt-weekly Willamette Week, you'll come across this full page ad:
The Illinois Family Institute's Laurie Higgins, whose mind immediately turns to genitalia when the topic of homosexuality comes up, is furious that local Fourth of July parade organizers allowed LGBT supporters to walk in them:
A pastor and two members of his small Corona, California, church pleaded guilty Monday to torturing and threatening the life of a 13-year-old boy whose mother had asked them to teach her son how to be a man after he sexually assaulted his 7-year-old sister.
A group of organizations committed to LGBT rights have announced their pulling of support from the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act over its religious exemption.