The Gospel and the Gender Wars
Russell Moore, Tabletalk

The divorce culture around us is the most obvious sign of men and women in conflict with one another, as marriages are ripped asunder and the custody of children fought over in law courts in virtually every major city on the planet.

Vatican II’s Golden Anniversary
George Weigel, First Things

The Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, the most important Catholic event since the 16th-century Council of Trent, was solemnly opened by Pope John XXIII 50 years ago, on October 11, 1962.

How to Argue Against Euthanasia without Resorting to “Because God Doesn’t Like It”
Erin Karlovich, Ignitum Today

While the cultural battle rages most obviously around abortion, another threat to human dignity, euthanasia, has been in the background for decades. And while many will concede that the killing of an innocent child is morally questionable, they might disagree when it comes to euthanasia.

Ethical Stem-Cell Researcher Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine
Ryan T. Anderson, The Foundry

On March 9, 2009, President Obama signed an executive order spending federal dollars—for the first time ever—on embryo-destructive stem-cell research. Yesterday, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, the scientist who showed us that destroying embryos wasn’t necessary to produce the stem cells we want, won the Nobel Prize for Medicine.