“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without...

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Most of us have heard the story, at least in its bare bones. In 1925 John Scopes, a high school teacher in the small town of Dayton, Tennessee, was taken to court for teaching evolution in his biology class. The trial...

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Here’s a tale of two people on parallel journeys, struggling to discover who they are. Bruce Jenner is a former Olympic athlete and TV personality, famous for winning the men’s decathlon in 1976. Although born a man,...

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Across North America today, there are calls to make the birth control pill accessible over the counter. The Pill, we are told, is part of comprehensive health care and it is an insult that women should need a doctor’s...

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The Bible is not a science textbook. This statement gets tossed around a fair bit in discussions of how to interpret the Scriptures. It’s usually shorthand for an argument that runs something like this: The Bible was...

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Sexual identity: cherry-picking our sense of self

By Subby Szterszky | July 14, 2015 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

Here’s a tale of two people on parallel journeys, struggling to discover who they are. Bruce Jenner is a former Olympic athlete and TV personality, famous for winning the men’s decathlon in 1976. Although born a man, Jenner claims to have felt for...

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Medicating womanhood

By Andrea Mrozek | July 14, 2015 | Post your comment | Health + Education

Across North America today, there are calls to make the birth control pill accessible over the counter. The Pill, we are told, is part of comprehensive health care and it is an insult that women should need a doctor’s prescription to use it....

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The poetry of science in the book of Job

By Subby Szterszky | June 24, 2015 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

The Bible is not a science textbook. This statement gets tossed around a fair bit in discussions of how to interpret the Scriptures. It’s usually shorthand for an argument that runs something like this: The Bible was written in pre-scientific times...

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