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Five Christian Theologies Scarier Than Halloween

Here are some christian theologies that will prove halloween should be the least of our nightmares.

Texas won’t mess with facts on evolution

Do the laws of nature apply in Texas and should these children be exposed to theories of evolution?

Earth isn’t just home, it’s holy

Full disc satellite image of Earth from Russian Electro-L satellite (Russian Earth Observation centre) There is now a single issue … Continued

God is opposed to food stamps? Let’s try an evidence-based approach to hunger instead.

More local produce coming soon to SNAP recipients in Michigan. (Jessica Tefft for The Washington Post) Recently, I wrote about … Continued

For atheists, all religion is superstition

The “Good Book” is seriously flawed. Which book am I talking about? It could be any book. No single book … Continued

The Jewish future seen through the eyes of an American statesman

AP American lawyer and IPRC (Immovable Property Review Conference) co-chairman Stuart E. Eizenstat talks to journalists in Prague, on Nov. … Continued

The end of the world has been postponed – again

AP People gather around a sacred fire at the Mayan archeological site of Iximche during a ceremony marking the end … Continued

Poll: More than one-third of Americans see signs of end times in extreme weather

WASHINGTON — More than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are … Continued

Wisdoms for Obama on Diwali

AFP/GETTY IMAGES An Indian Sikh devotee lights oil lamps at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Nov. 13, 2012, on … Continued

The ‘stupid party’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal recently urged his Republican Party to “stop being the stupid party.” In order to win elections, … Continued

Chastened Catholic bishops told they have to reform themselves

BALTIMORE — After sweeping setbacks to the hierarchy’s agenda on Election Day, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Monday (Nov. … Continued

‘Frankenstorm’: Why climate change will not be denied in this election

GETTY IMAGES Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on Oct. 29, 2012 in … Continued

Record-setting heat wave, severe storms mark summer of 2012: Is this hell?

Mark Wilson GETTY IMAGES Storm cleanup continues as workers cut up a fallen tree so that power lines can be … Continued

Desmond Tutu: ‘We need to be able to listen’

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is scheduled to receive an honorary degree and give Gonzaga University’s commencement speech on May 13, despite … Continued

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A New Earth Day Theology

God is judging our sin against the planet, and She is very, very angry about it.

Tennessee’s science law: Academic freedom or monkey business?

AP Evangelist T.T. Martin’s books against the theory of evolution are sold at an outdoor stand in Dayton, Tenn., 1925, … 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

Why we need college degrees more than we need faith

Rick Santorum has made a number of outlandish statements recently during this presidential campaign that appear derive from his religious … Continued

On eve of Darwin’s birthday, states take steps to limit evolution

On the eve of the 203rd anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birthday, lawmakers in at least four states are taking steps … Continued

Abortion as tragic, legal, and good

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued