My beliefs as a conservative evangelical teenager were dogmatic and fervent — until they weren't. Now I know there was never any place in that faith tradition for someone like me.
Seth Cohen made up the Christmas and Hanukkah holiday combo in season one of the teen drama. Now it's taken on a life of its own.
Mike Farris hated the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision, and he loudly ridiculed Donald Trump's run for president. But now he's taken a big gay wedding cake case all the way to the case all the way to the Supreme Court, vying for a major victory in the fight against gay rights.
This might be the most goth thing the Catholic Church has allowed.
The very weird tale of how American board games used to teach you how to get to heaven, and later, how to make bank.
How a controversy at Stanford University in 1989 set the tone for today's toxic Internet culture.
How a model detective ended up sending the wrong people to jail.
We're not sure if this video is 100% serious or partially a parody but... we sort of believe?
A new lawsuit focuses on a district whose governing board is dominated by ultra-Orthodox Jews who send their kids to private schools.
Just cause you don't like the idea that you're standing on a tiny ball flying through space doesn't mean you're not standing on a tiny ball flying through space.
It's precisely the beliefs of Latter-day Saints that critics dismiss as strange which produce the behaviors those same critics often applaud.
On Twitter, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops posted this video with the comment, "Enjoy nine minutes of bishops coming down an escalator!" To be fair, there are a few non-bishops thrown in for variety.
ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood are going to war inside Egypt’s prisons as the two groups fight for fresh recruits.
Interviews with al-Qaeda members and bin Laden's family reveal a pact that allowed the group to prepare for its next phase.
Tania Joya married an Islamic extremist. Now, she hopes to help keep others from becoming radicalized.
We had two thoughts watching comedian Michael Klimkowski pose as megachurch pastor Joel Osteen at an Osteen event in California: 1) this guy's confidence is impressive, and 2) there's no way this ends well.
A federal law was supposed to put an end to the use of local zoning laws as tools of discrimination. It hasn't.
A widely diffused negative attitude to the cat heralded a period of about three centuries of brutal feline persecution, in which cats all over Europe were tortured and killed.
Martin Luther left behind a rich legacy of protest and reform. But the global church still isn't over the fractures he helped create.
His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt.
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