Study after study has shown that Americans are falling out of love with organized religion, with a recent Gallup poll finding that “the church and organized religion is losing its footing as a pillar of moral leadership in the nation’s culture.”
The life of the mind and the mind of God have not always seen eye to eye. That is to say, the struggle to teach religious faith, in or out of the conventional classroom, has seen it’s fair share of frustrations.
When it comes to the economy, Americans seem to have a plethora of concerns to weigh them down. Everything from wage stagnation to the pending automation revolution has become part of discussions among America’s working class.
According to the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, it is estimated that 10 to 11 percent of all births are “affected by prenatal alcohol or illicit drug exposure,” a problem that seems to be growing.
On the heals of increased attention to the character and intentions of American immigrants, the Urban Institute has released a report that shines light on the state of immigration in the United States.
The song “Tum Hi Ho,” a ballad that dominated Indian music charts on its release in 2013, was written as an accompanying tune for the blockbuster Indian romance drama “Aashiqui 2.” Now it’s a symbol of a Christian man’s devotion to his Sikh wife.
With the release of Harper Lee’s long-awaited second novel, “Go Set a Watchman,” this week, there’s been a renewed discussion about whether or not the book is the result of what’s called “elder abuse.”
Every parent faces myriad choices during their time caring for a child. What’s the best preschool? How late should I let them stay out with friends? What’s the most appropriate age to let them start dating?