If Marriage Is Not About Procreation, Why Is It About Sex? In the court cases which have upheld the one-man-one-woman definition of marriage (yes, there have been many, though not in the last year), the "rational basis" that judges have found for the laws has been the state's interest in promoting "responsible procreation." […] Tue, Jul 22, 2014 Christian Post
Mosul's Last Christians Flee Iraq's Hoped-For Christian Stronghold (UPDATED) Historic community comes to 'a real end' after ISIS ultimatum tells Christians to convert, pay tax, or die.
[Added biblical archaeology finds in Nineveh]
There are no Christians left in Iraq's second-largest city after a weekend ultimatum left Mosul residents with three choices: convert to Islam, pay jizya (a poll tax […] Mon, Jul 21, 2014 Christianity Today
The Great Escape Breaking free was a thrill, even if I didn’t know what I was running from. […] Sun, Jul 20, 2014 New York Times
China May Free Gao Zhisheng, Christian lawyer, on Aug. 7 More than 151,000 signed petition for his release.
In 21 days, Gao Zhisheng, perhaps the most well-known Christian currently serving prison time in China, is due to complete his eight-year sentence and could be freed as early as Aug. 7, according to family members.
On July 12, Radio Free Asia, a non-profit […] Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Christianity Today
New Movies to Highlight Friendship Between Creators of Narnia and Middle Earth As Hollywood works its way through dramatizing the fantasy novels, several hope to tell a more historical tale of real-world friendship.
The friendship between C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, well known to some devoted fans, may soon be a star of the silver screen along with the elves, dragons, hobbits, and […] Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Christianity Today