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Reza Aslan meets ‘experts’ on God

‘Zealot’ author Reza Aslan on MSNBC Nobody has ever mistaken me for a Muslim, but I now feel an affinity … Continued

Demand legal protection: It’s okay to be gay at work

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg You can still be fired for being gay in 29 states, and for being transgender in … Continued

How to read (and think) like an atheist

There were two categories of teenagers in the 1950s: those who could name one book by an atheist and those … Continued

Southern Baptists push for more black missionaries

Fred Luter had a lot of firsts in the last year: first black president of the Southern Baptist Convention; first … Continued

Delayed marriage fallout: More unwed births, report says

First comes baby, then comes marriage? That is the new norm for many middle-class young Americans — and they and … Continued

The kids are all right — but disagree with bishops on sex and birth control

The headline last week in the National Catholic Reporter, the country’s go-to source for all things Catholic, might have run … Continued

The cheated generation: lack of good jobs for young adults is creating a moral crisis

New employment figures reveal young adults in the U.S. have nearly double (13.7 percent) the unemployment rate of the general … Continued

What gay activists can learn from Shane Windmeyer

FREDERIC J. BROWN Eduardo Cisneros (L) and Luke Montgomery (R) kiss amid support in front of a Chick-fil-A fast food … Continued

David Lamb: Is God really’Angry, Sexist and Racist’?

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Evangelical theologian David Lamb tackles some of the Bible’s most troubling passages in his book, “God Behaving … Continued

Still waiting for Obama to act

As I ran down to the White House with other Washington, D.C. college students to celebrate President Obama’s re-election in … Continued

Louie Giglio’s comments on homosexuality in his own words

JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES Construction work continues for US President Barack Obama’s second inauguration at the Capitol Hill in Washington, … Continued

Suffer the children

As news about shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., began to spread last week, I could hear the … Continued

Farrakhan inspires crowd at Bowie State

Hamil R. Harris The Washington Post Minister Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam leader, speaking at Bowie State University, on Oct. … Continued

Romney proves his trustworthiness on social conservatives’ issues

REUTERS Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney answers a question as President Obama listens during the second presidential debate in Hempstead, … Continued

Who are the ‘Nones’?

More than 13 million atheists and agnostics and nearly 33 million claim no particular affiliation. About 20 percent of U.S. … Continued

Sikh temple shooting, one month later

REUTERS Sikhs and members of the community attend a vigil in Oak Creek, Wis., on Aug. 7, 2012. In the … Continued

Muslim woman files suit against Disney over headscarf dispute

LOS ANGELES — The ACLU is suing The Walt Disney Co. on behalf of a Muslim woman who claims the … Continued

Studies say atheists, believers both do good, but for different reasons

BERKELEY, Calif. — Atheists and others who don’t adhere to a religion often say they can be good without God. … Continued

Young atheists come online

The Reason Rally marks a high point in the recent surge of atheism.  For anyone who has been around long … Continued

Blessed are they who mourn?

“Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” –Jesus in The Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5:4. Imagine, … Continued