One day in 1969, a father took his son to a South Jersey restaurant to see a man about Scientology. Decades later, the revelations that unfolded there steered the father and son into hinterlands of dysfunctions.
A group of atheists based in Northern Kentucky raised $10,000 for a billboard protesting the soon-to-open Ark Encounter amusement park, a place where Christian scripture is taken so literally that a Noah's Ark replica is being built using ancient measurements called "cubits."
The Rev. Scott Gordon, pastor, Claycomo Baptist Church: Regarding the Old Testament, Jesus made two very important statements. In relationship to his followers, Jesus asserts, "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them." (Matthew 5:17)
MUNDELEIN, Ill. - On the bucolic Mundelein campus that houses a theological university and the largest Roman Catholic seminary in the U.S., there are 220 men studying to be priests - plus one woman about to join a small cadre of female faithful blazing new paths.