(RNS) — My uncle, Cornelius van Til, the originator of presuppositional apologetics, would not have endorsed extending them to a voting mandate, writes Kent Van Til. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) The details of a continuing pattern of sexual sin and sexual assaults against women went beyond what I knew about Trump's vague boasting about past adultery.
Over her four-decade career, Patty became one of the most celebrated Christian musicians in the world and was almost ruined by a public scandal. At 59, she says she’s ready to hand in her microphone.
(RNS) The Ashley Madison hack -- the public release of emails of wannabe adulterers -- has now ensnared a theologian with a famous name in some Christian circles.
Christians believe we are all born into sin, but few of us see ours in headlines. R.C. Sproul Jr. has seen his momentary interest in the adultery site on a public list. But the theology professor still has a lesson to teach.
"Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time," author Mary Demuth says.
Taking exception to Elder Nelson's talk from yesterday. I can be a disciple of Christ and a supporter of nontraditional marriage. In fact, I can support nontraditional marriage precisely *because* I am a follower of that good shepherd.
(RNS) Every year, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Pakistani women are killed by their families for actual or imagined adultery or premarital sex. Public stoning is rare, however.
Last week a Sudanese woman was convicted of adultery for having allegedly cheated on Islam when she married a Christian man. Had it been a Muslim man and a Christian woman, the courts would have stepped aside. Religion shouldn’t be used as a double standard to disproportionately penalize one sex or gender.
(RNS) A doctor who is eight months pregnant and currently in detention with her 20-month-old son, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was charged with adultery last year. Recently, the court added an apostasy charge when she declared her Christian faith in court.
(RNS) Islamic religious police in Indonesia plan to publicly flog a 25-year-old widow and a married man for adultery after vigilantes gang-raped her as punishment for having extramarital sex, according to media reports.
(RNS) It’s tempting to view the sex scandal surrounding former Gen. David Petraeus through a religious lens. Even before his fall from grace, some Pentagon colleagues compared Petraeus to the biblical King David - another proud and powerful warrior. By Daniel Burke.