Can Christians Question?

Catherine M Wallace

Evangelical pastor Timothy Keller told New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof that he's probably damned for questioning the literal historicity of the Virgin Birth, the Resurrection, and the miracles, and so forth. That's nonsense. Here's why.

Gay Marriage and Anglican Anxieties

Catherine M Wallace

Major regional bishops ("Primates") of the Anglican Communion have lobbed a bomb in the American culture wars over gay marriage: the Episcopal Church USA has been censured for blessing marriages between men or between women. For the next three years, Episcopalians will not be appointed to internal committees in the Communion, nor allowed to vote on policy.

The Refugee Crisis and the Moral Imagination of Democracy: How to Confront Xenophobic Fundamentalists

Catherine M Wallace

Secular and religious humanists welcome diversity as a source of flexible strength, economic innovation, and cultural vitality. We have dramatically different reasons for advocating inclusivity, but that's okay. Our conceptual differences must not blind us to the bottom line that we share: we do not condemn the dissimilar as a disaster waiting to happen.