Doubting Thomas and the Resurrection

by Les Kinsolving -- Christianity, which at 2.1 billion members remains the world's largest religion, has at the center of its faith the following, as spelled out in the Gospel according to more…

Obama's Illinois and the death penalty

by Les Kinsolving -- Last month, President Obama's state of Illinois became the 16th to abolish capital punishment. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed an abolition bill the state Legislature passed in February. more…

2 male Marines publicly kissing each other

by Les Kinsolving -- One of the best veteran reporters and columnists in our nation's capital is Rowan Scarborough of the Washington Times. That is probably why he was leaked a copy more…

Remembrance: The late Elizabeth

by Les Kinsolving -- She was surely one of the most superb actresses and one of the most beautiful women who ever lived. That was apparent, I believe, more than in any more…

Remembrance: Gen. 'Wild Bill' Donovan

by Les Kinsolving -- Britain's famed commando leader and post-World War II viceroy of India, Lord Louis Mountbatten, said: "I doubt whether any one person contributed more to the ultimate victory of more…

The damnable doctrine of damnation

by Les Kinsolving -- "Can it be true that Mahatma Ghandi, a non-Christian, is burning in hell?" asks Rev. Rob Bell, pastor of the 10,000-member Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, more…

Turning the tables on Supreme Court

by Les Kinsolving -- The lone dissenter in this 8-1 verdict of the U.S. Supreme Court was Justice Samuel Alito. Noting the lawsuit filed – and initially won by Albert Snyder of more…

Catholic Cuomo's concubinage

by Les Kinsolving -- In the Feb. 23 New York Times' first section, there is a three-column photograph of New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo. He is shown coming out of one of more…

End $500 million gift to 'public' broadcasting

by Les Kinsolving -- From the National Association of Broadcasters office in Washington, D.C., I learned that in the United States there are 11,296 radio stations and 1,392 TV stations. Of these more…