• Death •
August 30, 2010
Few concepts can match reincarnation in terms of being incompatible with Christian doctrine and the Christian worldview. The biblical view of history is linear, not cyclical.
May 3, 2010
Nancy Keenan, the current President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, is worried that many of the women in the next generation are not as committed to abortion rights as she would like them to be. Newsweek’s Sarah Kliff recently published a story highlighting the shift in momentum on the abortion issue. In a revealing interview, Ms….
March 24, 2010
A news report from Washington, D.C. tells the story of vestigial Christianity unhinged from biblical authority. Religion News Service [RNS] reports that many pastors in the nation’s capital are struggling with just how they can go about the wedding of same-sex couples now that gay marriage is legal in the District of Columbia.
February 3, 2010
September 29, 2009
I arrived in New York City over the weekend and discovered that the Rev. Forrest Church had died on Thursday, September 24, after a battle against esophageal cancer. Pastor of the Unitarian Church of All Souls on the Upper East Side for many years, Forrest Church was almost certainly the best-known and most influential Unitarian figure of the late twentieth century.
July 16, 2009
by R. Albert Mohler, Jr. and Daniel L. Akin
July 16, 2009
The slippery slope is getting much harder to deny. Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s prime-time publicity stunt demonstrates the speed with which the culture of death is overtaking our times.
April 29, 2009
March 11, 2009
Journalist Franz-Olivier Giesbert spent untold hours with the late French President Francois Mitterand, and many of these hours were devoted to discussions about death. After serving two seven-year terms as the French President, Mitterand revealed that he had been fighting prostate cancer throughout his years in the Elysee Palace.
March 5, 2009
March 4, 2009
“Do not cast me off in the time of old age; do not forsake me when my strength fails.” This is the prayer of the Psalmist in Psalm 71:9. Like so many before and after him, the Psalmist fears being forsaken when he is old. In our own times, this concern takes on an entirely new magnitude, as the ranks of the elderly and aged grow at an unprecedented rate.
October 23, 2008
Several years ago, Harvard law professor Mary Ann Glendon offered the persuasive argument that America has embraced what she calls “rights talk.” The assertion of rights is now the standard way to effect social change or, in the case of individuals, to have your own way. “Rights talk” is what remains when a cultural consensus about right and wrong evaporates.