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How Natural Family Planning Shaped My View of Sex

If I had found out I was pregnant within the first year or so of my marriage, I probably would have cried unhappy tears and grimly braced myself for …

This Blood Test Can Predict Suicide Risk, Scientists Say

Behaviors can’t be reduced to your genes – they’re far too complicated for that. But genes can lay the foundation for making people more or less …

Mental Disorders

On an Old Earth View, How Do You Reconcile Animal Death Before the Fall with Genesis 1? (Video) | Stand to Reason

Greg brings clarity to the issue of animal death before the fall of mankind.<p>Christianity, the Bible, and theology are not tidy. One of the most …

Death Is Not Good

Many pastors and theologians today believe that the earth is millions or billions of years old. But based on my reading and interactions, it is clear …

Are There Really “Gay Christians”?

Shop Now<p>Matthew Vines made headlines in 2012 when he posted a YouTube video of a presentation he made calling for the church to affirm same-sex …

The Nicolas Cage Art Show Finally Killed the Nicolas Cage Meme

Nicolas Cage has been turned into every GIF imaginable, from the Disney Princesses to Sailor Moon to Miley Cyrus on her wrecking ball. We visited an art show that commemorated them all.<p><i>Photos by Sam Varela</i><p>He's one of the few actors to have both an IMDB page and a page on Know Your Meme. Nicolas …

Nicolas Cage

How Would Christianity Deal with Extraterrestrial Life?

How would the world's religions react to the discovery of extraterrestrial intelligence? There is, of course, no single answer. But for Christians …

Paranormal

Religious Freedom vs. LGBT Rights? It's More Complicated

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.<p>Already a CT subscriber?<br>Log in or activate your account for full digital …

Not Just Penguins: Many Animals Partner With Same Sex

A homosexual penguin couple from New York’s Central Park Zoo are back in the news now that a book about their relationship has been banned in …

Ornithology

Elton John: Jesus Would Support Same-Sex Marriage

Jesus Christ would not only approve of same-sex marriage, he'd even support gay priests tying the knot, Elton John said in an interview this week.<p>Chatting with Sky News about gay rights and Christianity, the 67-year-old Grammy winner said he believes that gay clergymen should absolutely be allowed …

David Cameron says Christianity is the most persecuted religion but fails to act

David Cameron gave an Easter reception at Downing Street where he talked about Christianity. A soprano sang Ave Maria (Hail Mary) – surely that should have been Vale Maria (Farewell Mary) on the day the culture secretary Maria Miller resigned – and he discussed both spirituality and policy.<p>He goes, …

Sorry Bill Nye, This Is The Science Vs. Religion Debate We Need

NBA Teams Struggle With Religion, Prayer As Sensitive Topic May Unify Or Divide Players

(RNS) Long before head coach Doc Rivers found himself defending his Los Angeles Clippers players who were the unwelcome participants in team owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments all week, he was concerned about another sensitive subject: religion.<p>It was late 1999, the start of Rivers’ first …

Christians, here's why we're losing our religion

Recent research indicates that the number of people who do not consider themselves a part of an organized religion is steadily on the rise.<p>Interestingly enough, though the number of those religiously unaffiliated is increasing, there is little to no trend in the number of those who express atheist …

Atheists didn't fail to expel God from schools. They proved they are a religion

A group of humanists wanted to eliminate 'under god' from the Pledge of Allegiance. They lost in the most interesting way<p>It's always amusing for an outsider to see the way in which Americans treat their constitutional documents as a sacred text, and then the knots into which they get tied when said …

The Myth of a 'War on Religion'

A recent study found liberals were more likely to fib about attending services—showing there's still a greater stigma against atheism than belief.<p>Last week, the Public Religion Research Institute published a study showing that Americans want their fellow citizens to think they are more religiously …

3 Major Stumbling Blocks in the Science and Religion Debate

Why is the discourse about science and religion so utterly unproductive?<p>Almost every day, we hear about school boards fighting against scientific literacy, or screeds about how religion brainwashes our children. Why is it so hard for us to talk about religion and science in any meaningful and …

Religion

Jesus hates religion. He really does

The best compliment I’ve received in a long time was “Really? You’re a pastor?” It was on an airplane and it was from the man seated next to me. We had been talking for over an hour, mostly about the business trip he was on. When he finally asked me what I did for a living, and I told him I was a …

What Does Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos' Say About Religion?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Space nerds across America sat down on Sunday to watch <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i>, a …