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Six hints that Baby Jesus stories were late additions to early Christian lore

If we line up the four gospels - Mark (60CE), Matthew (70-90CE), Luke (80-95CE), then John (90-100CE) - an interesting pattern emerges.

Why some women still vote Republican and what can be done about it

The Grand Old Party isn’t much of a party for women; it’s more like a frat party - a power-drunk letch-fest. The Grand Old Boys…

Why Many Evangelicals Find Donald Trump Simply Irresistible

When you look a little closer at the stories in the Bible, it turns out that God is an awful lot like Trump.

Here are Evangelical Christianity’s 10 biggest gaslighting tactics

To Evangelicals, the Old Testament is the timeless Word of God, except when the vile atrocities described there become inconvenient.

Why Is the Bible So Badly Written?

Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was given by God to men who acted essentially as human transcriptionists.

The big problem rotting at the core of the Evangelical movement

Religious beliefs and political beliefs have become, for many Evangelicals, indistinguishable objects of devotion, beyond question.

Alabama Conservatives are Right: Roy Moore’s Behavior is Perfectly Biblical

The Quran and the Bible largely agree on a God-given male-dominated gender hierarchy in which men can negotiate bodily rights to girls.

6 Ways Religion Does More Bad Than Good

Harming society may actually be part of religion’s survival strategy. When people feel prosperous and secure, the hold of religion weakens.

The Bible Story and Ancient Sexual Script Behind the Handmaid’s Tale

Atwood's The Handmaid’s Tale is grounded in gender scripts that pervade Abrahamic scriptures. One biblical story brings the pieces together.

Evidence About Jesus is Weaker than You Might Think

As antiquities scholarship improves, it becomes increasingly clear that the origins of Christianity are convoluted, and not very coherent.

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