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Courts Can’t Rule on the Legitimacy of Religious Beliefs

The Supreme Court said the government has no role in deciding whether a religious belief is legitimate, and this could put an end to some arguments against religious liberty.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | June 14, 2018

Masterpiece Cakeshop Wins at the Supreme Court

The Court found that the State failed to act neutrally towards Jack Phillips’s religious beliefs, expressing open hostility and failing to grant him the same freedom they granted in similar cases.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | June 4, 2018

Another Transition Regret Story

In an interview in The Guardian, a man who is detransitioning after living 20 years as a woman explains why he regrets transitioning as a 19-year-old.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | March 20, 2018

David Barash’s Theological Reason for Creating Human-Chimp Hybrids

In a recent article in a science magazine, David Barash argues for creating “humanzees” in order to make a theological point.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | March 15, 2018

Overview of a New Book on the Transgender Movement

In a recent lecture, Ryan Anderson summarized the ideas in his new book on the transgender movement. Here are two highlights and the full video.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | March 8, 2018

Nature Discriminates against Same-Sex Marriage

The definition of marriage as being between a man and a woman is not the result of bigotry; it’s the result of the unchangeable facts of biology.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 12, 2018

An Encouragement to Remain Faithful

Despite the fact that four aspects of early Christianity offended the Romans, the church flourished and grew. We, too, must remain faithful.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | January 5, 2018

Why Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop Should Win His Supreme Court Case

Free speech, even with all its messiness, is a great good worth protecting. We’re about to find out if we’re still committed to it.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 6, 2017

Religious Liberty Case Is Not about Refusing to Serve People “Because of Who They Are”

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, and there’s a major misconception about this case that needs to be cleared up.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 5, 2017

What Does It Mean to Be Human?

The increasingly-common belief that human beings only have instrumental value leads to disturbing real-world results.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | October 13, 2017