Tolkien truth: giant lessons from little hobbits

Tolkien truth: giant lessons from little hobbits

Authors of 'The Hobbit Party' say the Tolkien movies are loaded with Christian wisdom

Indian MPs shut down parliament over 'forced' conversions

Indian MPs shut down parliament over 'forced' conversions

Lawmakers stormed the house demanding a stop to coersion of poor into the Hindu religion

Kindness comes from altruism, not the divine, say atheist billboards

Kindness comes from altruism, not the divine, say atheist billboards

FFRF launches campaign in Chicago to elevate atheism from the 'bottom of the totem pole'

Pakistan militants: School massacre of 141 was to avenge army strikes

Pakistan militants: School massacre of 141 was to avenge army strikes

Terrorists strapped with explosives burst into a gym filled with students taking exams

Chinese Christian bookstore employee heads home from prison

Chinese Christian bookstore employee heads home from prison

New hope for the man sentenced to two years in prison for starting a Christian bookstore

Florida City's commissioners walk out on atheist invocation

Florida City's commissioners walk out on atheist invocation

Says Fort Worth's mayor: 'Free speech works both ways... I can choose to leave.'

Letter to my porn-watching dad from your daughter

Letter to my porn-watching dad from your daughter

You may think that this effects only you and mom, but it has had a profound impact on me

Darius Rucker sings 'What God Wants for Christmas'

Darius Rucker sings 'What God Wants for Christmas'

New song from the former lead singer from 'Hootie and the Blowfish' calls Christians home

Pakistan militants: School massacre of 141 was to avenge army strikes

Pakistan militants: School massacre of 141 was to avenge army strikes

Terrorists strapped with explosives burst into a gym filled with students taking exams

As Pakistan started three days of national mourning Wednesday, the Taliban said they targeted a school that mostly admits soldiers' children because the students aspired to follow in their fathers' footsteps and target militants.

Terrorists ambushed the school in Peshawar on Tuesday, explo...

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Tolkien truth: giant lessons from little hobbits

Tolkien truth: giant lessons from little hobbits

Authors of 'The Hobbit Party' say the Tolkien movies are loaded with Christian wisdom

The sixth and final Middle Earth saga, "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies," is about to light up the silver screen.

These six epic films are based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, which are the second and third most-read novels in history.

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Archbishop of Canterbury urges restraint when Christmas shopping

Archbishop of Canterbury urges restraint when Christmas shopping

The Most Rev Justin Welby says small gifts show just as much love and don't break the bank

The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged people to reject the culture of consumerism this Christmas and not to feel pressured to lavish expensive gifts on family and friends.

The Most Rev Justin Welby criticised “tit for tat giving” and said that small and meaningful presents gave just the s...

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Cut out the X: Tips for making your holiday meals a healthier occasion

Cut out the X: Tips for making your holiday meals a healthier occasion

Experts offer up advice on how to avoid putting on extra pounds over the Christmas season

It's a given: There will be a lot of overeating over the holidays.

There are all those special high-cal foods that family traditions link to holiday celebrations. Plum pudding and brandy sauce (a.k.a butter plus sugar plus alcohol). Eggnog (cream plus eggs plus sugar plus alcohol). Mashed...

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Rolling Stone rape story fallout: Students try to correct record

Rolling Stone rape story fallout: Students try to correct record

Student: 'Everything that the article said about me was incorrect'

Three friends of an alleged victim of gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house say a magazine article wrongly portrayed them as uncaring students who were more concerned about their reputations than her well-being.

Almost a month after the scathing Rolling Stone article was publish...

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Florida City's commissioners walk out on atheist invocation

Florida City's commissioners walk out on atheist invocation

Says Fort Worth's mayor: 'Free speech works both ways... I can choose to leave.'

A city in Florida has recently garnered much attention when a few of its leadership walked out in protest of an atheist invocation given at a government meeting.

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Indian MPs shut down parliament over 'forced' conversions

Indian MPs shut down parliament over 'forced' conversions

Lawmakers stormed the house demanding a stop to coersion of poor into the Hindu religion

Furious lawmakers stormed the well of parliament's upper house on Tuesday, demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi address reports that groups linked to his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coerced poor Muslims into converting to India's majority religion.

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Christian radio host and child sex predator sentenced to 40 years

Christian radio host and child sex predator sentenced to 40 years

The judge, father of controversial pastor Rob Bell, issues the maximum sentence possible

After pleading guilty to charges of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting children earlier this year, John Balyo was sentenced to 40 years in prison—by the controversial pastor Rob Bell's father.

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Vatican presses US on Guantanamo inmate treatment

Vatican presses US on Guantanamo inmate treatment

Secretary of State asks the Pope for advice on what to do with the remaining 130 prisoners

The Vatican on Monday asked the U.S. to find an “adequate humanitarian solution” for prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, a reflection of Pope Francis’ vocal concern that prisoners be treated with dignity and not be subject to inhumane treatment.

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13 gay bakeries refuse service to Christian requesting a cake

13 gay bakeries refuse service to Christian requesting a cake

All refused service upon learning that 'gay marriage is wrong' should appear on the cake

Christian bakeries that refuse to make pro-homosexual marriage cakes are persecuted throughout America. They get sued, they get fined, they get death threats, and they lose their businesses.

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Chinese Christian bookstore employee heads home from prison

Chinese Christian bookstore employee heads home from prison

New hope for the man sentenced to two years in prison for starting a Christian bookstore

Former bookstore employee, Wenxi Li, is currently scheduled for release from a Shanxi province prison on December 18th.

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Kindness comes from altruism, not the divine, say atheist billboards

Kindness comes from altruism, not the divine, say atheist billboards

FFRF launches campaign in Chicago to elevate atheism from the 'bottom of the totem pole'

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, one of the largest secular groups in America, announced it is erecting 11 different billboards across Chicago this week with various messages.

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To avoid persecution Pakistani Christian converts flee to England

To avoid persecution Pakistani Christian converts flee to England

Many want to leave Islam, says one, 'but they’re frightened of making their desire known.'

As a 17-year-old convert to Christianity living in Pakistan, Ali (not his real name) was stabbed in the chest and left for dead by Muslims upset he had rejected their faith.

When he fled to England, his assailants tracked him down and threatened him.

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Christmas caroling turned to terror by Hindu radicals in India

Christmas caroling turned to terror by Hindu radicals in India

Accusing them of 'forced conversion' through Christmas carols 30 Hindus attack the singers

Christian persecution in the world’s largest democracy continues to escalate as India’s Christian community prepares for the Christmas holiday.

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Why are so many congregations breaking with mainline denominations?

Why are so many congregations breaking with mainline denominations?

The more active churches typically break away with smaller congregations holding the name

In 2005, two congregations left the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In 2006, three churches departed.

But the floodgates have lifted since then as decades-old tensions between liberals and conservatives have reached breaking points.

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