Holy Higgs-Boson Batman!

Latest science news is that the researchers at CERN have verified the existence of the Higgs-Boson particle. This particle was believed to be that which gives everything mass, meaning it explains why there is something, rather than nothing. Here’s a fun take on why that rattles some bones in the religion/science world (heads up if you… Read more Holy Higgs-Boson Batman!

Google’s Corporate Philosophy versus Religious Morality

Corporate Advocacy, or Public Morality Shaping? This past weekend, Internet search giant Google announced a global campaign to support the rights of gay’s and lesbians. They pitched it as a priority for them as a corporation, specifically as an ethical employer who wants all of their employees to be able to enjoy the same basic… Read more Google’s Corporate Philosophy versus Religious Morality

Doubt and Faith

Just started following “St. Thomas the Doubter” Church because of cartoons like this one! Classic! This is a great illustration of why fundamentalism exists. Somehow, in the midst of all of this division, people want certainty. So new trends evolve in order to provide certainty… but the giant web of divisions increases yearly which adds… Read more Doubt and Faith

“The Pill” on Both Your Houses!

So, the most recent roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (sometimes derogatorily called Obamacare) is to require all insurance policies to cover birth control without a co-pay. This seems great… unless you’re Catholic, of course. Catholics don’t “officially” believe in birth control. There are several other very conservative denominations who also equate birth control with pre-emptive abortion,… Read more “The Pill” on Both Your Houses!

Are Evangelicals a Threat to National Security?

Via Salon.com: Are Evangelicals a Threat to National Security? If, as Islamophobes argue, refusing to assimilate is defined as expressing loyalty to a religion before loyalty to country, then this data suggests it is evangelical Christians who are very resistant to assimilation. And yet, few would cite these findings to argue that Christians pose a… Read more Are Evangelicals a Threat to National Security?