As most Christians would know, an important tenet of Christian theology is that Jesus was born of a virgin mother.
Ron Pruesson considers his own frustrations of nine months of the Trump presidency and speculates about what to do with them.
Almost 300 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, but there has been little reaction in the U.S.
It is true that many religious traditions, including Judaism and Christianity, have seen natural disasters as divine punishment. But, as a scholar of religion, I would argue that things aren’t that simple.
Many people argue that the removal of Confederate monuments will "erase" both history and beauty from the public square, but Christians must consider the statues' ethical value before defending them.
President Donald Trump has pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who illegally used racial profiling to enforce immigration laws.
Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of truth.
Even when people are unhappy with a state of affairs, they are usually disinclined to change it. In cognitive and behavioral sciences this is known as the “default effect.”
Since Evangelical Christianity began infiltrating politics, officially in the late 1970s, there has been a disturbing trend to limit or remove rights from those who don’t meet the conservative idea of an American.
The surprise ruling by Indonesian judges against the incumbent governor of the Indonesian capital Jakarta has made international headlines.