Malaysian court rules use of ‘Allah’ exclusive to Muslims
Siva Sithraputhran, Reuters

A Malaysian court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word “Allah” to refer to God, a landmark decision on an issue that has fanned religious tension and raised questions over minority rights in the mainly Muslim country.

Same-Sex Marriage Makes Liberal Judges Irrational
Matthew J. Franck , Public Discourse

A New Jersey judge’s contorted and nonsensical decision that the state is responsible for the federal government’s failure to recognize same-sex marriage highlights the irrationality that permeates the campaign for “marriage equality.”

Evangelical theologian lauds “Christocentric legacy” of Benedict XVI
Carl E. Olson, Catholic World Report

Boersma praises the “Christocentric legacy” of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and touches on how it should help fruitful ecumenical conversation between Catholics and Evangelicals.

Faith, Culture & Religious Freedom in 21st Century America
ERLC

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and Manhattan Declaration bring you a conversation about the future of religious freedom in America featuring a diverse group of expert voices.