Arkansas Comes Back From The Dark Side

There are a host of mean laws passed by state legistlatures every year.  So far as I can tell, everyone of them has as a foundation some group’s religious views.  The worst of them are overturned as unconstitutional. One that was overturned today in Arkansas is a law that still is on the books in Florida and Mississippi. …
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It’s “Possible” There Is A God? Don’t Try This In Court

Apologists for Christianity pull an intellectual trick nearly all the time.  It has to do with the evidence,or lack thereof, of a god. In the academic world, and in that of debate, the burden of evidence is on the person asserting a truth.  Say, for example, a reseacher makes the statement, “Cancer is caused by walking too much.” The burden…
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Gay Marriage Harms Straight Marriage. How?

On ChristianPost.com today I found the article I’ve been looking for.  We’ve all heard it said that gay marriage harms straight people.  Until today, I’d never heard HOW.  It came from Gary Bauer, a Reagan cabinent member and Ivy League lawyer.  Bauer says a lot of Christians think it doesn’t affect them but it does.  Here, he says, is how…
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Are “Mainline” Denominations Getting Hip?

The most hip church I’ve ever heard of is one pastored by Jay Bakker, son of Jim and Tami Faye.  His church meets in a bar in New York City.  Most of its revenue comes from fans who replay the service on the internet and donate.  He is not only accepting of gays, he does…
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So Much Sin, So Little Time

In his popular book, God is Not One,  Professor Stephen Prothero attempts to capture what the great faiths of the world are all about in just a sentence or two.  He tries to see each faith from the practicioner’s point of view instead of that of the theologian’s.  What do preachers preach about and what does…
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