The Briefing 03-14-14

Not Science Fiction: Malaysian airliner may have flown 4-5 hrs after losing contact; Vast generational shift toward secularization; Crucial vote in passing Obamacare now feels…

  • Audio
  • contraception mandate
  • Malaysian Airliner
  • Marriage
  • Obamacare
  • Secularization

The Briefing 10-22-13

Constitutional Crisis: judges legalizing same-sex marriage with no provisions for religious organizations; If you can’t beat em, join em: Secular alternative to being Jewish is…

  • Atheist
  • Audio
  • New Jersey
  • Oprah
  • Safe Sex
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Secularization
  • STDs
  • Tennessee
  • United Methodist Church
  • University

The Briefing 09-27-13

Real crisis isn’t looming fed shutdown – real crisis is unwillingness to deal with economic problems; New research reveals “nones” really are secular after all;…

  • 'Nones'
  • Audio
  • Brain Scan
  • Debt Ceiling
  • Debt Crisis
  • Earthquake
  • Effects of Pornography
  • Federal Shutdown
  • George H.W. Bush
  • Government Shutdown
  • Pakistan
  • Pornography
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Same-Sex Wedding
  • secularism
  • Secularization
  • William M. Struthers

The Briefing 09-10-13

French schools required to display “secularism charter”; California appeals court upholds gender conversion therapy ban; SBC Chaplains barred from performing same-sex marriage

  • Audio
  • California Supreme Court
  • chaplain
  • Education
  • France
  • Gender Conversion Therapy
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • SBC
  • secularism
  • Secularization

Transcript: How Does Secularization Really Happen?—A Conversation with Mary Eberstadt

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How Does Secularization Really Happen?—A Conversation with Mary Eberstadt


The Briefing 06-20-13

Push to make euthanasia easier, even for teens, as humanity demands control over death; European push toward secularism, starting with removing Christian symbols from currency

  • Audio
  • Belgium
  • Currency
  • EU
  • European Union
  • Euthanasia
  • Secularization
  • Twins

The Briefing 05-17-13

1. Rapid pace of secularization and rise of Islam in Great Britain Christianity declining 50pc faster than thought – as one in 10 under-25s is...

  • Alcohol
  • Audio
  • Cloning
  • Drunk Driving
  • Great Britain
  • Islam
  • Justice
  • Muslim
  • Secularization
  • Somali Pirates
  • Stem Cells
  • United Kingdom

The Briefing 05-09-13

1. Another New England state legalizes gay marriage - a reminder of the difference geography makes Delaware, Continuing a Trend, Becomes the 11th State to...

  • Audio
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Delaware
  • gay marriage
  • Liberalism
  • Mark Sanford
  • National Day of Prayer
  • Secularization
  • South Carolina

The Briefing 03-15-13

1) Roman Catholics concerned over secularization in Europe. What can Evangelicals learn? Trends point to time for non-European pope, Financial Times (Norma Cohen) Roman Catholic...

  • Audio
  • Car Accidents
  • Catholicism
  • Europe
  • Liberalism
  • Pope
  • Secularization
  • teens
  • University of Colorado

Rethinking Secularization: A Conversation with Peter Berger


Surrogate Motherhood and Christian Ethics

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Going To College And Leaving The Church

A newly released study from Lifeway Research suggests that a remarkably high number of young adults leave the church when they leave home for college....Read this essay →