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God, reason, and our civilizational crisis

Samuel Gregg | 20 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, God, Islam, religion, Western civilization, Western values
The way Islam understands God shapes their culture. And the way the West understands God shapes ours.

Relationships in America: the good news

Mark Regnerus | 16 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage culture, religion, same-sex marriage
A large new study yields some encouraging results.

CEOs and religion

Tamara Rajakariar | 27 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: business ethics, religion

Harvard’s dance with the devil

Michael Cook | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Christianity, Harvard, religion, Satanism
If Satanists planned a Black Mass at your university, would you ban it?

Silicon Valley immortality: The resurrection of the head

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Apr 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: computer, immortality, religion, science fiction

Selling the faith of unbelievers

William West | 16 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, religion, science and faith
Richard Dawkins' new film, The Unbelievers, peddles an increasingly unlikely worldview.

The paradox of a conservative revolution

Zac Alstin | 14 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: conservatives, moral issues, religion
Do conservative reformers realise the scale of the problem they are addressing?

Decline in belief in God masks rise in superstition

Denyse O'Leary | 02 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, religion, superstition
If people stop believing in God, they still have to believe in something.

How the West really lost God

Tom Ascik | 15 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, family size, religion
The decline in the family has driven a decline in religious practice, says an American journalist.

What have those pesky Christians ever done for us?

Peter Smith | 28 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, religion, science
Easter is a good time to do a profit and loss statement on the creed which underpins Western culture.

Portrait of a forceful thinker

Jorge Bergoglio | 15 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, euthanasia, religion, same-sex marriage
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.

A science lesson about faith and families (cartoon)

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 February 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family structure, religion
Social science provides ample evidence that churchgoing kids flourish. So why are some secularists crusading against religion?

Bad Religion

Peter Smith | 23 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: American exceptionalism, book reviews, religion
How America became a nation of heretics - along with nearly everywhere else.

The Master: meditation on a lost soul

Raffaele Chiarulli | 15 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: film reviews, movies, religion, Scientology
One of America's most pomising directors, Paul Thomas Anderson, turns his attention to the quest for salvation through a modern, Scientology-like religion.

Conceived in rape: why Mourdock was right

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, rape, religion
The latest political kerfuffle over rape and abortion has largely been swept away by Hurricane Sandy, but the views of a US Senate candidate deserve a defence.

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