Americans heard about torture and its horrors when the CIA used it in Guantanamo Bay Cuba on the people who planned 9/1/1 attack. They decided not to read the Muslim terrorists their Miranda rights. But torture as a nasty practice did not start with the CIA. There is a long history of Muslims denying the rights of people and using creative methods to torture them.
Michael Gerson attempts to provide some guidance to the political and religious climate as it relates to our dear president, Donald Trump. As a Washington Post columnist, he wrote an article for Atlantic, “The Last Temptation: How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory.”
Mike Pence might want to start his own Me Too movement for Christians and Republicans or conservatives after the Academy Awards program Sunday night.
If you are a Christian, you may remember the adage it's not what you do, it's what God has done through his son Jesus. Tim Keller, in "Generous Justice," has a different take on that.
Proposition 65 is emblematic of California and progressivism. The idea behind Proposition 65 was to help people know about things that are dangerous, like cancer causing chemicals.
Proposition 65 is emblematic of California and progressivism. The idea behind Proposition 65 was to help people know about things that are dangerous, like cancer causing chemicals. We don’t want things like cancer causing chemicals to harm us or our children. If that were the only goal, it would be great. But that's not the case.
What was Rome like during the time that Jesus lived and why does it matter? Learning about Rome and even Jewish culture during Jesus's time on earth gives us a good picture of life in the U.S.
Can the good Sikh doctor help a troubled boy and his jerk father, played by Gerard Butler, or is it all a Sikh joke? Gerard Butler plays a jerk recruiter / father, Dane Jensen, in "A Family Man," a movie written by a former recruiter himself, Bill Dubuque.
What is racial reconciliation? It depends on who you ask and how one interprets the Bible.
After the Ferguson incident, the killing of a black man by a white police officer, there have been numerous attempts, many by white leaders and pastors, to embrace the concept of racial reconciliation.
"Live by Night" is a prohibition tale that takes a pragmatic liberal or libertarian view of life, sin, heaven, Christianity, and even the KKK. Maybe not race or the KKK.
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