Last week's headlines on politics, religion and culture
"Pew: Churchgoers Least Likely to See Science & Religion in Conflict"
“It is the least religiously observant Americans who are most likely to perceive conflict between science and religion,” stated lead author Cary Funk.
"The Two Asian Americas"
While most think of Asian-Americans as a "model minority," Karan Mahajan reminds us at The New Yorker that there are two Asian Americas, and that the other was formed by "five centuries of systemic racism."
"Humanism, Science, and the Radical Expansion of the Possible"
Marilynne Robinson is at it again: Why the answer to the declining humanities and rise in "utilitarian thinking" might be found in contemporary science. And why neuroscience is threatening to banish mystery from human life and the brain.
"Your Husband's Infidelity is Not Your Fault"
From the Duggars' family pastor: “If a husband or wife fails to keep his or her partner happy sexually they are opening themselves up to the attack of the enemy. And that enemy is going to take your spouse away from you." Julie Roys explains at Christianity Today why this is biblically, and otherwise, wrong.
"The National Association of Evangelicals has changed its position on the death penalty"
The new resolution is not against the death penalty, but it now acknowledges that there are evangelicals who oppose the death penalty.
"Why Christians Need to Embrace a Changing Definition of Family"
Maybe the "nuclear family" isn't exactly the Christian ideal. Laura Kenna explains why at Christianity Today.
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