Analysis: ‘The Dark Knight’ raises issues of free will

Three of my friends and I were among the record-breaking crowd that appeared with money in hand to see The Dark Knight opening weekend. Of all things that could be discussed before seeing a Batman flick, we were talking about free will.

Celebrity Christians: Are their ups and downs more significant than ours?

What is it about high-profile Christians that leads some believers to accord them celebrity status—and what is it about their missteps that rivets the attention of their less-public fellow believers?

Faith Digest: McCain, Obama together at Saddleback

John McCain and Barack Obama will make their first joint appearance of the presidential campaign this month at California pastor Rick Warren’s Saddleback Civil Forum on Leadership and Compassion.

Jews, Muslims face challenges in military burials

For the families of Jewish and Muslim members of the armed forces, challenges often arise when religious tradition conflicts with explicit rules that govern U.S. military cemeteries.

Report: Religious giving tops $100 billion in 2007

Giving to religious charities and congregations passed the $100 billion mark for the first time in 2007, according to a recent report by the Giving USA Foundation.
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