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50 years ago, Vatican II changed the Catholic Church _ and the world

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Tim Tebow and the second coming

There are a lot of fans out there who believe that Tim Tebow may be the Second Coming of Jesus … Continued

In defense of the complementary view of gender

Like every other human institution, religion has managed to do tremendous damage to the human dignity of both men and … Continued

Truth and freedom: a just peace paradigm shift

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

Elizabeth Edwards versus marriage pessimists

Truly sad news in Wednesday’s papers tells us that Elizabeth Edwards’s longtime foe, her cancer, finally overwhelmed that very strong … Continued

On Churches and Dictators: The Pope Comes to Britain

By Eric Heinze If Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t go down as one of history’s most beloved pontiffs, he’ll certainly go … Continued

Dissecting presidential theology not an American tradition

There have now been billions of words (to which On Faith has made a considerable contribution) written about President Obama’s … Continued

More sin and salvation at the Southern Baptist Convention

By David Waters It’s a shame that this year’s Southern Baptist Convention didn’t get more attention from the news media. … Continued

Welcome back to medieval times

The recently passed law in Ireland against blasphemy, which threatens $35,000 fines for any person who “publishes or utters matter … Continued

Two avenging angels in Ireland

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