A few reasons we should all recognize February 12 as Darwin Day.
In the face of great anger and violence, Abraham Lincoln and an influential Episcopalian bishop sought reason and mercy.
Historian Michael Beschloss explores the differences between what presidents say about religion and what they actually believe.
Few today realize the founding principles behind this national holiday were based in Christianity.
JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES US President Barack Obama takes the oath of office in front of First Lady Michelle Obama … Continued
Scott Olson GETTY IMAGES Students learn how to grip a pistol during an NRA Basic Pistol Course at Freddie Bear … Continued
PHOTO BY DAVID JAMES Still of Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln. Photo by David James, SMPSP – © 2012 – DreamWorks … Continued
AP President Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, right, carries on the Thanksgiving tradition of saving a turkey from … Continued
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AFP/GETTY IMAGES An Indian Sikh devotee lights oil lamps at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Nov. 13, 2012, on … Continued
Countries, like individuals, have sinister histories from which they cannot escape. At best, they may be able to come to … Continued
It’s easy to be cynical about Washington. I was born in this city and even I occasionally throw up … Continued
The important question to ask all candidates is if and how their private faith would impact their stands on public policy.
After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, Arizona, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah … Continued
The idea of American exceptionalism, that God has singled out the country for a special role in human history, goes … Continued
Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued
By Katherine Marshall FAITH IN ACTION When pitfalls of the modern godless secular state are decried, Norway is often invoked … Continued
By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary, and Contributor to Patheos.com There is a long-standing discussion about the role of the secular … Continued