A Boy’s Life with Unisex Scouts
Anthony Esolen, Public Discourse

The Boy Scouts are en route to holding that there is nothing to being a boy, and nothing to the boy’s becoming a man; they might as well be the Unisex Scouts, as they are in Canada, where the scouting movement has collapsed.

Religion and the Boston Marathon
Peter Berger, The American Interest

There are events that are so surreal that they almost inevitably evoke religious language.

Evangelicals Give More to Charity, Study Finds
Religion Today

Evangelical Christians tend to give more to charity than their peers, according to a new study by the Barna Group

Mark Noll: The innovation of the early American church
Faith & Leadership

Although it is commonplace today for Christians to create organizations that tackle social problems, that approach was an innovation in the American Protestant church, says one of the nation’s top church historians.