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Martyrs

Patron Saint Of Sexual Abuse Victims?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Dutch Catholic Bishop Frans Schraven was burned alive during the Second Sino-Japanese War for protecting young Chinese girls from rape at the hands of...

Zombies, Vampires, Martyrs & Saints

Dr. Candi K. Cann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Dr. Candi K. Cann

Why are zombies and vampires popular? What is it behind the popular obsession with the living dead and the never-dying?

Gun Control: Should a Christian Carry?

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

Many of my fellow Christians are also vociferous defenders of so-called "gun rights." But sometimes our public debates can keep us from asking tough "in-house" questions.

The U.S. Empire and Modern Day Christian Martyrs

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Dan Kovalik

It is the U.S. which, since 1962, has cultivated the very death squads which haunt the Church of the poor in Latin America, and specifically in Colombia.

Are Christian Martyrs A Myth?

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 04.25.2013 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

Martyrdom accounts are inspiring but we do those people who suffered and died a deep disservice when we extend their experience to claim that "all Christians are persecuted and always will be" because that's not true.

Booty (Re)Call With Typhanie Monique

Robert Rodi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Rodi

Jazz is Apollonian; funk, Dionysian. And the Typhanie Monique who fronts the Booty Movement Coalition is a far cry from her slinky jazz twin; she's a Bacchante in blue jeans.

The Unconstitutional Un-Islamic Republic of Iran

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

With increasing accounts of rape, torture, forced confessions and skewed judicial proceedings, the Iranian government is losing any credibility it had left, including any legitimate claim to Islam.

Iran's Red Tulip Revolution

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

With each death at the hands of the regime, a martyr is born, and with each martyr, the seed of revolution is planted.

Iranian Election: Massive Campaign Rallies Are Reminiscent Of The Revolution

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The street gatherings that are taking place in the last days and nights before the Iranian election are reminiscent of the sorts of rallies and demonstrations that were eventually called the Revolution.