GetReligionPope Francis' "Obsession" with the Devil?
All popes have to deal with bad media coverage and global press frenzies. This week the Italian press went crazy.
Christ and Pop CultureHope for the Military Sexual Assault Problem
Acknowledging that the military has a deeply entrenched problem of sexual assault does not make you anti-soldier or anti-military.
Just One ThingAccept Dependence
All things, from gophers to galaxies, arise and pass away in dependence on all other things.
James Wellman on American ReligionMonsters and the End of Evangelicalism
I mapped a Civic Gospel that had six interlocking strands that have defined and shaped contemporary Evangelicalism.
The Anxious BenchRecovering the Ars Moriendi
In an age and culture where many of us will face both knowledge regarding our impending death as well as options regarding how to live our final days, the opportunity for ministry to the dying and by the dying increases exponentially.
Faith on the CouchBe Not Afraid: A Christian Response to Anxiety
Psychotherapy, medication, counseling, prayer, and sacraments can all help in the management of anxiety disorders.
Friendly AtheistArizona House of Representatives Invites a Godless Invocation
Juan Mendez, a 28-year-old Democratic State Representative from Tempe, delivered an invocation before the House began its afternoon session in which he honored his Secular Humanism.
Faith Promoting RumorThe Value of the Outsider's Perspective
The guest's question got me thinking about the role of aesthetics in Mormonism and why some images are acceptable while others are not.
Religion Q&AIs Allah the Father of Jesus?
Robert in New Jersey asks: Is Allah the Father of Jesus?
Peculiar PeopleJoseph Smith, Same-Sex Marriage, and a Mormon Denomination
The Community of Christ, Mormonism’s most progressive denomination, has approved same-sex marriage through a democratic conference. Unsurprising, since Community of Christ members claim to be a “prophetic people” rather than “a people with a prophet.”