Felix and Oscar: A Post-Modern Marriage
Anthony Esolen, Crisis Magazine

In a saner day than ours, someone would object, “There’s no knot to tie! They can’t marry! You’re confusing friendship with marriage.” That would be quite right.

Marriage, Religious Liberty, and the Ban Myth
Adam J. MacLeod, Public Discourse

It’s a myth that marriage law “bans” same-sex relationships because it treats marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

The Alpha Course: British Christianity’s Biggest Success Story
Philip Jenkins, First Things

The British newspaper The Independent has an article by Matthew Bell on the Alpha Course, which it describes, interestingly, as “British Christianity’s biggest success story.”

North Carolina getting a state religion? No.
Eric Marrapodi and John Blake, CNN

Politicians often declare that the U.S. is a Christian nation, but a group of representatives in North Carolina wants to add a new wrinkle to that argument.