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Let’s Give the Bible a Second Chance . . . By Changing It

The Bible is stuck with a lot of bad history, science, and poor ethics. Let’s amend it Constitution-style.

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Thomas Jefferson for Today: Why Religious Liberty is a 21st Century Cause

In the tumultuous period ahead, we should remember that our Founders had it right: religion is a matter of choice, not coercion.

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The Broken Christianity of “12 Years a Slave”

Did the slave system break religion or did a broken religion allow the slave system?

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Pope Francis divides atheists

Pope Francis may be as good as it gets, but the Catholic Church just doesn’t allow popes to get that good.

Dispelling the myth of a ‘Christian nation’

(Brandon Thibodeaux — GETTY IMAGES) Culture warriors, pseudo historians and opportunistic politicians have spent the last several decades peddling the … Continued

Democracy minus freedom equals tyranny

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site … Continued

Was the American Revolution a Just War?

John Trumbull’s ‘Death of General Warren at Bunker Hill’. Was the American Revolution a just war? As we celebrate our … Continued

A wrong decision by the Boy Scouts on gays

(Eric Gay/AP) At 19, the Boy Scouts of America expelled me for being gay. I was overwhelmed with sadness, grief … Continued

Perils and politics of inaugural prayers

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) listen as Rev. Luis … Continued

In Christmas wars, it’s all or nothing

AP This Dec. 4, 2011 photo shows avowed atheist Damon Vix in front of the display he set among other, … Continued