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Young black men are created in the image of God, too

Trayvon Martin was created in the image of God, and should not have been killed. Ever since our culture replaced … Continued

Why many Methodists still oppose same-sex marriage

Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site on Tuesday, May … Continued

God favored ‘older parenthood’

ABED AL HASHLAMOUN EPA A Palestinian carpenter carves a wooden sculpture of Virgin Mary and baby Jesus at a workshop … Continued

The idolatry of the gun

REUTERS A customer tests a Glock 20 10mm handgun at the Guns-R-Us gun shop in Phoenix on Dec. 20, 2012. … Continued

Election 2012: Sex, lies and videotape

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A man fills out paper work to participate in the final day of early voting at the Lancaster … Continued

Path of centering prayer: Deepening your experience of God

David Frenette , author of “ The Path of Centering Prayer: Deepening Your Experience of God ” and spiritual director … Continued

‘Jesus wife’ Coptic papyrus is a fake, declares Vatican newspaper

AP In this Sept. 5, 2012 photo released by Harvard University, divinity professor Karen L. King holds a fourth century … Continued

Is infanticide ‘madness’?

Vadim Ghirda AP “The pro-choice position for infanticide appears to be here to stay,” writes Charles Camosy. A recent article … Continued

Why are Millennials leaving the church?

Three-quarters of Millennialls agree that present-day Christianity has “good values and principles,” but strong majorities also agree that modern-day Christianity is “hypocritical” (58 percent), “judgmental” (62 percent), and “anti-gay” (64 percent).

Arizona’s immigration law: Where’s the Christian compassion?

Matt McClain FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Maria Uribe of Phoenix, AZ holds a cross outside the US Supreme Court as … Continued

An Easter message from old Cairo

The ancient Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus–Abu Serga for short–was built and rebuilt inside the Roman Fortress of Old … Continued

Baylor and Notre Dame: Baptist-Catholic competition, cooperation

Baylor and Notre Dame are natural rivals on the basketball court who meet Tuesday in the NCAA Women’s National Championship … Continued

Senator Inhofe’s theological conundrum

Senator James Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) recent comments about climate change have turned a policy debate into a theological conundrum. As has … Continued

‘The Little Drummer Boy,’ according to Bieber

BRENDAN MCDERMID REUTERS Singer Justin Bieber performs on NBC’s “Today” show in New York November 23, 2011. I used to … Continued

How abortion frames conservative politics

Charlie Neibergall AP Republican presidential candidates pose for a photo before the start of the Iowa GOP/Fox News Debate at … Continued

Debt talks, the budget and the problem of ‘What would Jesus do?’

Alex Wong VIA BLOOMBERG U.S. President Barack Obama, second right, meets with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Republican from … Continued

100 years of International Women’s Day doesn’t mean women have achieved equality

On March 19, 1911, the first international celebration dedicated to women’s work and roles took place. Thus 2011 marks the … Continued

Does nuclear power usurp the power of God?

The world is responding to the horrible devastation from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan with compassion and offers of … Continued

Evangelicals take to Twitter to debate the doctrine of hell

By Rachel Held Evans Rob Bell didn’t win an Oscar on Sunday, but his name trended alongside the likes of … Continued

Youth yearn to be free

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued