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May 18, 2017
5 more arguments for the existence of God
St. Thomas Aquinas famously formulated 5 arguments for the existence of God. Robert H. Nelson...
May 17, 2017
The 221 religions
The U.S. military has compiled a list of religions, numbering 221. Though including varieties of...
May 16, 2017
Believing, behaving, belonging
The Pew Study of religious belief in former Communist countries that we blogged about recently...
May 12, 2017
The religious comeback after Communist atheism
A study by Pew Research shows the massive failure of Soviet atheism. In the 18...
May 11, 2017
Indonesia convicts Christian governor of blasphemy
A court in Indonesia has found the governor of Jakarta, a Christian, guilty of blasphemy and...
May 08, 2017
Challenges for conservative churches in Scandinavia
In Finland, I taped three programs for the Christian television network. The host, Leif Nummela,...
May 05, 2017
Open communion that includes Muslims
In Atlanta during Holy Week, the entire diocese of the Episcopal Church held a Mass in...
May 05, 2017
Trump signs religious liberty order
President Trump issued an executive order on religious liberty. It allows churches and other religious...
May 04, 2017
Does mainline liberal Protestantism have just 23 years left?
More on the plight of mainline liberal Protestantism. . . . Evangelical scholar Ed Stetzer calculates...
May 02, 2017
Shouldn’t liberals be going to liberal churches?
Mainstream liberal Protestantism is dying, with a decreasing number of people bothering to go to their...
April 28, 2017
Education and religion
Does having more education mean being less religious? That has been the conventional wisdom in...
April 24, 2017
Totalitarianism vs. Religion
Some atheists accuse religion of being inherently "totalitarian." But, as sociologist Chandler Rosenberger, points out,...
April 10, 2017
The Jewish argument for “closed” Passover meals
Many churches during Holy Week hold a "Seder" meal, a version of the Jewish Passover...
April 04, 2017
Jokes about race and sex are out, so religion takes their place
In the culture of the workplace, it is now taboo to make jokes about race....
April 03, 2017
Why April is the cruelest month
"April is the cruelest month." That snatch of poetry always comes to mind when the...
March 30, 2017
Student suspended for disagreeing with Muslim professor
Muslims believe that Jesus was not really crucified. According to the Qur'an, That they said...
March 29, 2017
Praying the Catechism
Many Christians have problems praying. Our minds wander; we run through our wants and needs; we...
March 28, 2017
Authorities and Christian ministries are fighting a major problem in Uganda: child sacrifice. Many animists...
March 21, 2017
Other rights are not equal to religious liberty
The hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court got started. Judge Gorsuch...
March 15, 2017
Are atheists dying out?
An article in Evolutionary Psychological Science looks at the "secularization hypothesis," the assumption that modernity would...
March 07, 2017
Will Islam become the world’s largest religion?
A new study says that Islam will pass Christianity as the world's largest religion by...
February 13, 2017
Why is Cedar Rapids so Godless?
Iowa defines the American heartland, with its staunch Midwestern values and rural American virtues. Though its...
February 13, 2017
Chicken sacrifices and overturning the travel ban
We now have an answer questions about the appeals court's legal reasoning in throwing out...
January 25, 2017
The problem with crowds
In a column in which he explains why he didn't go to the Inauguration, Jonah...
January 23, 2017
Many gods were invoked at the Inauguration service
The traditional Inauguration Service at the National Cathedral was an interfaith service featuring Hindus, Muslims,...
January 17, 2017
Who will pray at Trump’s inauguration
The six religious leaders who will offer prayers at Donald Trump's inauguration have been announced....
January 04, 2017
90,000 Christians died for their faith last year
Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world, according to a European study. In...
January 04, 2017
The Democrats’ religion problem
Michael Wear is a pro-life evangelical Christian who was a staffer for Barack Obama, helping...
December 28, 2016
Top religion stories of 2016
The Religion News Association announced its top 10 religion stories of 2016. Number one: Donald...
December 15, 2016
The Supreme Court ruled in 1984 that Nativity scenes in publicly-owned spaces are legal. As...
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