Two years ago, the University of Miami established the Appignani Foundation Chair for the Study of Atheism, Humanism and Secular Ethics. It is the first of its kind, filled this year by a former "professor of metaphysics and the philosophy of science at the University of Notre Dame."
A self-styled prophet accused of secretly marrying young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and doomsday pleaded guilty in Utah Wednesday to child rape and abuse charges filed after police raided the group’s remote desert compound.
Rachel Laser, an attorney who worked for Planned Parenthood and is known for advocating for abortion, LGBT issues and fighting against racial discrimination, has been named as the first non-Christian to lead Americans United for Separation of Church and State in the 71-year history of the organization.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been described as an artificial intelligence alarmist even as the tech billionaire invested in AI research. Now, Musk is leaving the board of a non-profit AI research company he co-founded in 2015 due to potential conflicts with his ongoing work at Tesla.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Subway pitchman and now convicted child predator Jared Fogle filed a novel argument in his case this week: The judge who sentenced him was biased because, he says, she has teenage daughters. Fogle, who is now representing himself in the case, filed a motion to recuse on Tuesday in the U.S. Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
The secular philosophy of the left in Western society is at least as grave a danger to Christianity as that posed by terrorist groups such as Islamic State group and al-Qaida, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Saturday night in North Naples.
Meyer sat down for a Facebook video, published Saturday, where she took a question from a viewer named Stephania, who asked: "How should I deal with all the hurt in the world? I can't find peace in my mind about all those people that I can't reach."
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, a Georgia-based network of 1,800 churches with missionaries in more than 30 countries around the world, announced Friday that it has lifted an 18-year hiring ban on practicing homosexuals for some roles but will not consider them for leadership roles in the organization.
President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that “France will strike” if chemical weapons are used against civilians in the Syrian conflict in violation of international treaties, but that he had not yet seen proof this was the case.