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An Evangelical Defense of Traditional Marriage

This piece is a response to an op-ed by Brandan Robertson on Time.com Tuesday, "Evangelicals for Marriage Equality: The Story Behind Our Launch."

In Pakistan, Christianity Earns a Death Sentence

It all began a year and a half ago, with a quarrel over a bowl of water. A group of women farm workers were suffering in the heat near a village in Pakistan's...

Raimon Panikkar

Decades before interfaith studies and dialogue became all the rage, Raimon Panikkar set the Catholic world astir by insisting that Christianity could learn from...

Christianity's Surge in Indonesia

They flocked to the open field by the hundreds to praise Allah. In a village in central Java, just a few miles from where Indonesian special forces shot dead...

Christianity's Image Problem

It used to be, says David Kinnaman, that Christianity was both big and beloved in the U.S. — even among its non-adherents. Back in 1996, a poll taken by...

Early Christianity's Martyrdom Debate

Princeton University's Elaine Pagels is about the nearest thing there is to a superstar in the realm of Christian history scholarship. It is largely through her...

How Christianity Thrives in China

President Bush's decision to take time out from his diplomatic schedule to pray with the congregants of the Protestant  Gangwashi Church in western Beijing has...

Religion: Castro Looks At Christianity

Ever since I had the use of reason, the name Jesus Christ was one of the most familiar in my house and in school during my infancy and adolescence. I never saw a...

Christianity: Beyond Bingo

Except for Bingo and the Roman soldiers who cast lots for the robe of Jesus, games have never had much to do with religion. Until now. Family-game players who...

Christianity: Reformation Day Looks Ahead

On Oct. 29, Reformation Sunday, members of ten Protestant churches in Albert Lea, Minn., will proceed in a motorcade to the Roman Catholic Benedictine Abbey...

Christianity: Underground Manifesto

"The Church is struggling, sacrificing even its own integrity, to sustain its organic life recognized in terms of buildings, stained glass, real estate, and...

Christianity: The Kiss of Peace

The visit to the Vatican last week by the Most Rev. Michael Ramsey, Anglican Primate of All England, was shadowed by enmities past and lighted by amity present...

Christianity: The Underground Church

Bowing his head over the bottle of Saint-Emilion and a sliced loaf of whole-wheat bread on the living-room table, the priest prayerfully recalled the Last...

Religion: Judaized Christianity?

In search of new religious stirrings in the Holy Land, Reform Rabbi Herbert Weiner of Temple Israel in South Orange, N.J., paid 14 visits to Israel in the past...