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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Heaven

Who will be there? Are near-death experiences reliable? And more on eternal life.

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10 Questions About Hell From an Atheist

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EXCERPTS: Billy Graham on sin, salvation and ‘trendy religion’

RNS () — Evangelist Billy Graham, who preached the gospel for more than seven decades, has written his 32nd book: … Continued

COMMENTARY: Preaching in the shadow of the Trayvon Martin verdict

BALTIMORE — Preaching on the Sunday morning after the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin verdict seemed daunting. It turned out not to … Continued

COMMENTARY: A brief brush with my own mortality

NEW YORK — April 3, 2013 is now permanently deposited in my memory bank as the day when I stared … Continued

Want to improve Muslim attitudes? Get them online

Want Muslims to have a better opinion of the United States? Get them on the Internet. That would seem to … Continued

Poll: U.S. Muslims more moderate than Muslims worldwide

Muslims in America are much less inclined to support suicide bombing than other Muslims abroad, and are more likely to … 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

Muhammad: When bad things happen to good people, maintain trust in God

REUTERS A student is consoled after he placed flowers on a memorial at the entrance to Newtown High School in … Continued

Is the GOP about to have an (Asian American) evangelical problem?

Few Americans know that Asian Americans voted largely in favor of Obama when he ran against McCain in 2008. Little … Continued

Olympics ceremony won’t include moment for murdered Israelis

JERUSALEM — Despite international pressure — including support from both U.S. presidential candidates — the International Olympic Committee has refused … Continued

N.T. Wright asks: Have we gotten heaven all wrong?

The oft-cliched Christian notion of heaven — a blissful realm of harp-strumming angels — has remained a fixture of the … Continued

Why Easter changes everything

Unlike Christmas, Easter doesn’t have a crazed shopping season preceding it. It doesn’t have its own tree. It doesn’t spawn … Continued

Barbara Johnson’s Buddhist Catholicism

The story we’ve been covering in recent days about a Maryland priest who refused to give a lesbian Communion at … Continued

Why I believe in Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow has made a football fan out of me. This is no small feat. Chris Schneider AP Denver Broncos … Continued

Tim Tebow’s 316 yards inspire ‘John 3:16’ searches

MARC PISCOTTY REUTERS Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow prays after the Broncos defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime in the … Continued

Sleep Mad, Christopher Hitchens, in this age of American unreason

MARVIN JOSEPH WASHINGTON POST English-born author, 62, who had lived in Washington since 1982, was a master of the persuasive … Continued

‘Underwear bomber’ pleads guilty, says he was following ‘Islamic law’

A Nigerian on a terrorist mission for al-Qaeda prayed, washed and put on perfume moments before trying to detonate a … Continued

Priest finds joy in work that no material thing can give

I love being a priest. When I shared this fact in a homily a few years back on a college campus, … Continued

The high priest of evolution

Richard Dawkins is a high priest worshipping at the feet of Charles Darwin. Dawkins, who seems in his recent post … Continued