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Defending Calvinism: A Q&A with Marilynne Robinson

The Pulitzer-prize winning author talks sin, Calvin, and the incarnation.

A Mormon and an Atheist Debate: Is God Required for Morality?

The first installment in a debate series between a devout Mormon and young atheist.

10 Questions About Hell From an Atheist

Go ahead, sound off here with your answers.

Can You Be a Christian Without Believing in Christ?

Secularism doesn’t fill the longing of the human heart, but neither will “cultural Christianity.”

Five Reasons to be Openly Secular

Openly Secular Day is a day for a variety of nonreligious people to proudly proclaim their community.

Are Followers of Jesus the Kind of People Who Put Someone to Death?

A criminal defense attorney’s thoughts about capital punishment this Easter season.

Millennials: The ‘Don’t Judge Generation’ on Sexual Morality

Young adults’ views on moral issues are a long way from what some major religions preach.

Can We Watch Football and Keep Our Consciences Intact?

Yes! Maybe? I think so. Let’s see if we can figure this out.

How to Debate Christians: Five Ways to Behave and Ten Questions to Answer

Advice for atheists taking on Christian critics.

Moral Highs and Lows

When my hospice patient asks me for some weed to ease her pain, why shouldn’t I say yes?

Catholic Church in Ireland faces abortion question

A new bill in Ireland would allow direct abortions in cases where the mother’s health was in danger—even in cases of suicide risk.

Four things to know about Catholics, HHS and contraception

After President Obama announced a policy change shifting the burden from employers to insurers, the bishops conference called the move “a first step in the right direction.”