To Evangelicals, the Old Testament is the timeless Word of God, except when the vile atrocities described there become inconvenient.
Christians are not alone in their miracle belief. Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say they believe in miracles, including almost 20 percent of nonbelievers.
Freud's analysis is particularly relevant when it comes to making sense of the inside-out, upside-down "ethical" priorities of the Catholic bishops.
Hundreds of millions of people believe that God put powerful men at the top and gave them the right to own others, literally or figuratively.
Unless pro-choice advocates reclaim the moral high ground, there is every reason to fear that abortion will become inaccessible in the U.S.
Here are a few of the moral mandates from the Abrahamic religions that some people still practice on religious grounds.
Offering solutions to problems that religion itself has created is one of the key means by which religion propagates.
Bible-believing Christians play fast and loose with their text. When it suits their purposes, they treat it like the literally perfect word of God.
Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was given by God to men who acted essentially as human transcriptionists.
Religious beliefs and political beliefs have become, for many Evangelicals, indistinguishable objects of devotion, beyond question.