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You May Be Going to Heaven, But You Won’t Be Staying There

Many Christians are hoping to make heaven their home — even though the Bible does not support that hope. Here’s why.

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Fundamentalist Arguments Against Fundamentalism

The all-or-nothing approach to the Bible used by skeptics and fundamentalists alike is flawed.

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The Three Most Surprising Things Jesus Said

Think you know Jesus? Some of his sayings may surprise you.

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Why I Am Obsessed with Jesus

I gave up believing in Jesus long ago, but I can’t stop thinking — or writing — about him. Here’s why.

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How We Ruined the Bible — and How We Can Save It

That Bible everyone’s reading, quoting, arguing about, using to defend their positions? It’s not the real Bible.

No government shutdown: A biblical case for government

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg Good government is not the enemy of the people, either in the Bible, or today in … Continued

In Syria, some see a sign of the End Times

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

50 years after 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, victims still hold onto stained glass hope

From left, Lisa McNair, sister of 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victim Denise McNair, and Reps. Terri A. Sewell, Spencer … Continued

New biography to present a less “zealous” Jesus

Jay Parini’s “Jesus” (Amazon) will be the first in a new series of biographies called “Icons,” starting in December. Last … Continued

Five reasons why women care about HHS’ contraception mandate

A woman holding a birth control pill. (Eric Gaillard — Reuters) Today, when the Department of Health and Human Services’ … Continued