Belief Bytes: Tuesday’s Religion News Roundup

Here is your Religion News roundup for today:

Bubba Watson winning the 2012 Masters championship in Augusta, Ga. Photo via RNS.

By David Gibson
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Cue the abstinence-birth control debate: teen birth rates are at their lowest levels in almost 70 years. Greater use of contraceptives and lower incidence of sexual activity are cited.

The groves of Academe are getting sacred, or are at least studying the sacred a good deal more.

But there’s sacred and then there’s sacred – and the Falwells’ Liberty University is apparently wavering on inviting megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll to come hawk his rather explicit book on Christian sex.

Those gay Brigham Young University students who came out in a video are ‘not in obvious violation of the honor code,’ BYU officials say.”

Read the rest of the article here.

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern


One response to “Belief Bytes: Tuesday’s Religion News Roundup

  1. The religious right is in a conundrum; they can’t decide which is worst, admitting that teens DO have sex and that contraceptives prevent unwanted pregnancies, or admitting that the fantasy of JUST SAY NO doesn’t work. They live in the wannabe world and not the REAL one. Unfortunately, babies are produced in the latter.

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