The ‘Christian Gene’?

by Dan Delzell Scientists at Kings College in London have discovered the first gene which appears to be directly linked to intelligence. The lead author...

Two Years After the Killing of Trayvon Martin, Black Men in America Are Still...

Today marks the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s senseless death. The unarmed teenager was gunned down by security guard/wannabe cop George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012 in...

Yes, We Should Discuss the Clintons’ Past

When Kentucky Senator and Republican presidential aspirant Rand Paul re-surfaced the Monica Lewinsky scandal as relevant to Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy, fellow Republican Karl...

Here Comes Not Only Homosexual Marriage, but Polyamory

by Jennifer Leclaire Gays in committed relationships have a “partner.” Polyamorous people like Diana Adams, who runs a Brooklyn-based legal firm that fights to offer...

Black Caucus, Civil Rights Leaders Right to Oppose Obama’s Judicial Nominee on Principle

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, along with all civil rights organizations, have been in a tremendous quandary since the election of President Barack...

Sex-Obsessed Lefty Horrified by ‘Toxic Purity Culture’

Hey, gals, want to avoid being raped? Put away that Lady Smith 38. No need for pepper spray. Self-defense classes? Not necessary. The solution...

Hola, Hello: Why We Ought to Celebrate America’s Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

God calls us to celebrate our country's beautiful diversity. by Elena Foulis As a professor of Spanish and Portuguese, I work with people who appreciate and...

Ted Cruz and Debt Ceiling Gamesmanship

Once again, bitter feelings are being cast in the direction of Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz. With the House passing the "clean" debt ceiling bill...

The Pitfalls of Procrastination

Last week, on Valentine’s Day eve, I wrote a big mushy love card. I sealed it with lipstick and sprayed it with too much...

What Religious People Ought to Know About the “Spiritual but Not Religious” Crowd

by Linda Mercadante Despite the ongoing decline in American religious institutions, the meteoric rise in people who claim to be “spiritual but not religious” should be...

John McWhorter Asks ‘Do White Folks Fear Violence When Black Folks Are Just Being...

A “confrontational cadence” can be familiar in black English, but it might also feed the sense among others that young black men are always...

Is Atheism Irrational?

This is the first in a series of interviews about religion that I will conduct for The Stone. The interviewee for this installment is...

Michael H. Cottman Thinks Obama Should Tackle Race in 2014

A few weeks ago, inside my barber shop in Washington, D.C., a somewhat frustrated customer wondered aloud if President Barack Obama would move forward with a...

When the Government Uses the IRS to Suppress Free Speech

The latest round of the IRS scandal, in which Tea Party and conservative groups have been selectively targeted for harassment by our tax collection...

Jamelle Bouie on Why He Would Rather Be a Black Republican At This Time...

If I were an ambitious, amoral politician looking for higher office, I'd sign up with the GOP. Here's why. Right now, there are two African...

Dr. Richard Land on the Importance of President Washington and President Lincoln

This month Americans celebrate the birthdays of the country's two greatest presidents, George Washington (Feb. 22) and Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12). Washington, the wealthy plantation...

The Other Shoe Drops in Kentucky: Federal Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in the Commonwealth

As far as this Court is concerned, no one should be fooled; it is just a matter of listening and waiting for the other...

Why We Should Pray for College Students

Evan was involved in a small youth group at his home church until he went away to college. While at college his faith was...

Russell D. Moore on ‘How Do You Deliver a Eulogy for a Non-believer?’

Russell Moore offers advice for delivering a eulogy for a non-believer. He encourages ministers to take the opportunity to deliver the message of salvation...

Homosexual CNN Anchor Don Lemon Calls Christians and Social Conservatives Homophobes and says ‘You...

Michael Sam’s acknowledgement of being a gay football player sparked a whole lot of controversy and a whole lot of criticism this week. New Orleans...