(RNS) — The presidential election is shaping up to be a tough one for those who see it literally as a matter of life and death.
(RNS) — As Peter Singer's influential 2009 book 'The Life You Can Save,' is reissued in a 10th anniversary edition, our Catholic ethicist reviews his unlikely friendship with the champion of abortion rights.
The National Association of Evangelicals has officially supported capital punishment for more than 40 years. They are now backing away.
A strange illness sent Martin Pistorius into a vegetative state where, unknown to those around him, he could still perceive and hear everything around him. A decade later, he emerged to tell the story of faith amid despair.
Guest Post: The challenges with the valuing of human life in the context of terrorism and torture.
Some say that there are "no atheists in foxholes"—that, when confronted with her or his own mortality, even the most ardent atheist suddenly becomes a believer. But a recent car accident reminded me of how my atheism fuels my appreciation for being alive.
Some Christian leaders are asserting their support of the death penalty using scriptures from the Old Testament. Would starting with Jesus and the Christian gospel instead alter their conclusions?
(RNS) Reflecting on Sister Lillian’s life, I feel relieved of my fear of death. It’s not because I’m suddenly certain that there’s an after-life. Even Sister Lillian once remarked, “None of us knows what happens after we die. We just believe.”
As America considers military intervention in Syria, Christians gravitate toward three perspectives.
A network of conservatives opposed to the death penalty makes a debut at CPAC. Among them, Jay Sekulow ties his support to his Christian faith.