God and Advertising

God May Forgive Ads That Offend, but Customers Probably Won’t:  The advertising industry typically avoids religion, but some advertisers have made God or prayer a part of their campaigns, albeit very carefully. This high-risk, high-reward strategy, if done right, can inspire religious or spiritually minded consumers to act, but if done wrong, it can alienate an […]

Collateral Damage: Same-Sex Marriage, Private Religious Schools, and Parental Rights

All Current Features

From Ryan Anderson’s Witherspoon Public Discourse site, this legal opinion piece considers argues that same-sex marriage endangers not only religious liberty, but also the school choice movement. We need new laws to protect schools from being forced to adopt sexual orientation nondiscrimination policies in order to be eligible for voucher, tax credit/deduction, or educational savings […]

Three Sources on the Wheaton Soc Prof Case

All New Briefs

Wheaton College Suspends Hijab-Wearing Professor After ‘Same God’ Comment:  Wheaton college has put on administrative leave a professor wearing a hijab to support Muslims — for her explanation, not the act.  These links take you to the initial coverage from Christianity Today here and also here, the Chicago Tribune, and the Religion News Service. Students and […]

When A 14-Year-Old Chooses To Die Because Of Religion, Can Anyone Stop Him?

Athletics & Health, Social Sciences

From KUOW.org in Seattle, this in-depth human-interest analysis can serve as a case study for issues of law and religion, adolescent age-of-consent, health care decisions, and similar two-kingdoms tensions.  Dennis Lindberg was 14 when he was diagnosed with leukemia. He refused to received blood transfusions, which ultimately led to his death three weeks after he was […]

 
 
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