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July 23, 2014
Study: Religious kids believe the Bible and other ‘fiction’
Is this Clutching at Straws Month? Because I don't know how to dress or what...
July 21, 2014
How should we define — and assess — atheism?
DANIEL ASKS: Is it becoming possible to be religious without believing in god? (the lower-case...
July 18, 2014
NYTimes warns: Evangelistic speech near the National Mall!
Are there any GetReligion readers out there who remember the mini-media storm back in 1999...
July 04, 2014
Louis Zamperini: A life transformed by … Billy Graham?
Louis Zamperini had an amazing, amazing life. Actually, he had two of them since --...
June 30, 2014
Where does anti-Hitler hero Dietrich Bonhoeffer fit?
JOHN ASKS: [Dietrich Bonhoeffer] was a hero and martyr for the faith, but is it...
June 01, 2014
Debating the new Associated Press Stylebook, round two
At this point, I still do not have a copy of the new Associated Press...
May 30, 2014
WPost: Avoiding Maya Angelou’s soul, if at all possible
In the world of political, cultural and social studies theory there is a term --...
May 11, 2014
Some new facts on Harvard’s Satanists from Daily News
The Harvard Satanist story will not die. Monday's Black Mass continues to generate conversation on...
May 09, 2014
Why should the devil have all the best press?
Satan sells newspapers. Where would newspapers or television be without devil stories? Satanic ritual abuse,...
April 25, 2014
Al Jazeera offers its own take (literally) on SBC sex summit
A week or so ago I mentioned, in a meeting that included both traditional and...
April 21, 2014
Here we go again: So was Jesus married or what?
JANET ASKS: What is your opinion on the historicity of the ancient text mentioning Jesus’...
April 16, 2014
Is this Bible legislation legal? Quick, call and ask my pastor!
No fooling, the following lede comes not from the satire publication The Onion but from...
March 03, 2014
The latest Bible ruckus: Oh those camels!
KENNETH ASKS: With new research questioning the Bible’s report that domesticated camels existed as early...
February 17, 2014
Part II of America’s church slide: What to do?
EDITOR'S NOTE: Part I of "Why the slide in the influence of America's churches?" GENE...
February 03, 2014
Women and men and the Bible and the church
PARK ASKS: What are the major scriptural passages [and interpretations] relative to a complementarian and...
January 30, 2014
Now who was that Joseph guy in the old story from Genesis?
Former GetReligionista Brad Greenberg passed along this interesting item from Twitter, which barely requires commentary...
January 22, 2014
Time magazine claims that Bible-ness is next to Godliness
An old Salvation Army musical production -- the kind of church entertainment often aimed at...
January 08, 2014
Wives, submission, web traffic and Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure, darling of '80s sitcom television, is all grown up. In case you're...
January 07, 2014
Are there different versions of Islam’s Quran?
DUANE ASKS: Are there different versions of the Quran or just different interpretations of the...
December 19, 2013
Pondering duck doctrines and our bubble-bound media elite
Let's see. Where should we begin on this oh-so-bizarre morning? What will it be, Pope...
December 16, 2013
So which Bible version is really the most authentic?
DUANE ASKS: There are many different versions of the Bible: King James, New International Version,...
December 13, 2013
NYTimes: ‘On Religion’ columnist commits … journalism!
Yes, that headline is written with tongue somewhat in cheek: The New York Times' "On...
November 22, 2013
Concerning C.S. Lewis, Christian apologist (not theologian)
The mistake showed up in news reports so often that it almost became normal, which...
November 22, 2013
Pass the popcorn! This movie preview gets faith theme right
Movie junkets, and the stories that result from them, share a certain predictability — and...
November 15, 2013
Pod people: Don’t mess with C.S. Lewis
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with...
November 03, 2013
C.S. Lewis the occultist and other rather obvious errors
Here's a dirty little secret that reporters don't want you to know. When writing the...
October 31, 2013
WPost examines the demons (and a ghost) in ‘The Exorcist’
It's that time of year again, the time when reporters keep trying to reach author...
October 14, 2013
Is the ‘New Atheism’ any different from old atheism?
BETH ASKS: Are there any substantive differences between traditional atheism vs. what is called “New...
October 11, 2013
Still falling for ‘The Exorcist,’ 40 years later
Long ago, pre-Internet, some researchers tried to find out which movie had the greatest spiritual...
October 10, 2013
WWROD? Hang out with the GetReligionistas team
Ask any religion-news professional to list the top reporters on the beat in the late...
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