By: Agnes Howard The author of a New York Times op-ed piece concluded that research shows that children who lie are smarter than their truth-telling peers. But many of the author's conclusions are neatly wrong.
By: Agnes Howard Since Martin Luther, Protestants have excoriated the saints, focusing on abuses such as devotion verging on idolatry. But one Lutheran theologian says those abuses should not rule out appreciating the saints.
By: Agnes Howard The same ultrasound that allows parents to recognize their developing child allows healthcare providers to terminate a pregnancy. We've become fluent in describing the same thing in different contexts.
By: Agnes Howard The New Year's barrage of juice-cleanse ads promises atonement for holiday indulgence. Similarly, a Lenten fast helps you reflect on spiritual poisons you need to cleanse from your system.