Santa is harmless fun and existential comfort-food. So, consider this an attempted joyicide.
With audio, and photographs! Israel's trajectory is unsustainable in more ways than one. The political situation is not the subject of this post, but it's necessary to say at the beginning that the oppression of Palestinians by the state of Israel, made possible by the United States, is morally unacceptable and relative to all the…
The trend is not good, but at least I can tell you the secret to marital happiness.
More tolerance, religious diversity, more same-sex sex.
I'm no Bible expert, and this could all be a total coincidence, but I think some real research on it might be pretty interesting.
If you only like religious leaders who agree with what you already think, what do you need them for?
For trust in science, gay marriage, and women's employment, the majority of American opposition comes from people who hold fundamentalist Christian views.
What if we just gave children presents because we love them?
The Pope's convention of male moral pontificators is convening to discuss family matters. One of the most important questions, as Ross Douthat has described at great length, is how to strike the right balance between laxity and rigorism on the question of divorce, to maximize Church membership by keeping divorced people (and their children) on the rolls…
Why is God on the list of people to love, and what does that have to do with the funding the campaign against marriage equality?