Disparaging Speech and Religious Discourse

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Amicus Says Trademark Case Impacts Religious Speech: The case of Lee v. Tam involves a free speech challenge to the government to deny trademark registration to a mark “which may disparage persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute.” An amicus brief now argues against this disparagement clause as […]

Kristof and Keller on the Usual Questions

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Am I a Christian, Pastor Timothy Keller? — This amiable exchange can alert students not yet inducted into the typical apologetics questions to what non-Christians and nominal Christians often ask about historically orthodox teachings. “What does it mean to be a Christian in the 21st century? Can one be a Christian and yet doubt the […]

Gallup 2016: Religion Decline Levels Off

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Five Key Findings on Religion in the U.S.  —  Religion remains an integral part of most Americans’ lives. Gallup’s ongoing research shows how this has changed over time. Gallup data in 2016 show a leveling off in downward trends in church attendance, the importance of religion and the perception that religion is losing influence in society.

College Students: the 10 Worst Career Majors

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10 Worst College Majors for Your Career: Here is the Kiplinger list for 2016. The list and its rationale is interesting as one way to consider what others–parents, students, colleagues–are reading, how such readings influences their perceptions, to what extent we want to factor this in to the college or high school’s identity and, if so, […]

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