Tortured suffer lasting effects in body & soul, experts say

Crises of faith are among the many long-term consequences victims of torture suffer.

Human rights rooted in Bible, not political philosophy

Concern about human rights means biblically grounded compassion for oppressed people—not a selfish desire to protect one’s own property or prestige, Baptist ethicist Glen Stassen told the National Summit on Torture.

Survey: Megachurches more intimate, believers less gullible than stereotypes

A new survey by Baylor University researchers suggests that megachurches are more intimate, believers less gullible and atheism less prevalent than popular stereotypes would suggest.

Contemporary Christian musician sees hymns as legacy for next generation

Contemporary Christian musician Bart Millard recorded his first solo album of hymns as a tribute to a past generation. He sees his latest collection of gospel songs as a gift to the next generation.

Controversial novel proves an unlikely success story

The Shack, a novel of horror and healing rejected by more than a dozen publishers, has sold more than 2 million copies to become the bestselling religion book of the past year.
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