A Christian Perspective on Kamala Harris’ $100 Billion Proposal

According to Black Entertainment Television, Democrat senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris has created a $100 billion housing assistance plan for black families. The bill would benefit four million home buyers through down payment and closing cost assistance of up to $25,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. She tweeted “After generations of …

An Open Letter to the Holy See, from a Practicing Catholic, Brian Gauthier @Higgsboson0754

Dear Friends: The letter I have posted below comes from a Catholic friend and is addressed to Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church. As a former Catholic, who left the church for similar reasons, I volunteered to post his letter on my blog. - SJ Thomason Dear Holy Father, I write this in all …

Can Christianity Survive Secularization in the West?

Why are people so happy in secular Europe and what can the United States do to raise its levels of subjective well-being? This article has several objectives. The first objective is to examine the impact of secularization on Europe and the United States given changing religious climates and the acceptance of once taboo social issues. …

Health Correlates of Religiosity and Atheism

A famous advertisement by British Humanists on the sides of London buses reads, “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy yourself” (Whitley, 2010). Should people pay attention? The percentage of people who do not identify with a religious institution or who consider themselves atheist or agnostic has increased in recent years in some …