Americans have less confidence in organized religion today than ever measured before — a sign that the church could be “losing its footing as a pillar of moral leadership in the nation’s culture,” a new Gallup survey finds.
Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his presidential bid at Liberty University, a well-known conservative, Christian college founded by Jerry Falwell. It’s a testament to his faith and Southern Baptist roots that have kept him grounded throughout his life.… Continue reading
NEW YORK — Kim Hye-Sook, who survived 28 years . . . in a North Korean prison camp, offered a detailed account of the forced labor, starvation and torture she endured . . . at the U.N.’s “Victims Voices: A… Continue reading
Apparently, The New York Times is in favor of faith in the public square — if the purpose is to mock it. Editors at the Times poured gasoline on the fire of Atlanta’s latest controversy with an editorial that should… Continue reading
Known in the north as a winter meteor shower, the 2014 Geminids rain down on this rugged, frozen landscape. The scene was recorded from the summit of Mt. Changbai along China’s… Continue reading
SHANGHAI — China is to publish online details of legal religious venues, the official Xinhua news agency reported, apparently in an effort to identify unsanctioned groups as part of an effort to “root out illegal religious activities”. …
As hackers issued new threats of violence on Tuesday, Sony Pictures began telling theater owners who had booked The Interview that they are free to drop the movie, and that the studio will support them whatever decision they make.
Despite the fact that atheism is usually a huge taboo subject for mainstream media and general dinner-table talks, it recently became quite a comfortable stance for people as a way of life. …Here is the list of those celebrities who… Continue reading
“I am not a believer, but I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very center of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history.”
George Washington… Continue reading