Mark A. Kellner
Recent Articles by Mark A. Kellner
Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 12:59 pm MDT
Legal scholars question whether "church autonomy," which allows religious groups wide latitude over internal operations, can properly apply in civil litigation discovery. Houston's city attorney still questions...
Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:36 pm MDT
A magistrate in North Carolina refused to perform a same-sex marriage last week, citing his religious views. Can public officials bow out when their duties and faith conflict?
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:54 am MDT
Houston city attorneys are attempting to subpoena sermon texts in an ongoing battle over an "equal rights" bill that once required access to restrooms by transgendered persons.
Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:02 pm MDT
Two days after same-sex marriage was effectively legalized in Indiana, the Catholic-affiliated University of Notre Dame said it would extend employee benefits to same-sex spouses. Other Christian schools in the...
Published: Monday, October 13, 2014 11:49 am MDT
Following Monday's Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals concerning laws banning same-sex marriage in five states, traditional marriage supporters are regrouping in the face of increasing opposition.
Published: Friday, October 10, 2014 4:03 pm MDT
A growing number of non-Jews will observe Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles, this year, part of a growing trend toward so-called "Hebrew Roots Christianity." Why are they doing this, and what do Jewish leader...
A 29-year-old bride with a brain tumor says she's chosen to end her own life soon, but a fellow cancer victim says that's wrong
Published: Friday, October 10, 2014 10:10 am MDT
Brittany Maynard, age 29, has an aggressive, untreatable brain tumor. She has less than six months to live, but Maynard says she'll choose her own exit soon. Kara Tippetts, 36, is also a cancer victim, but says...
Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 10:20 am MDT
While it's legal for same-sex couples to marry in 11 states affected by Monday's Supreme Court action refusing to review several appeals, confusion over what rights remain for para-church institutions and priva...
Published: Monday, October 6, 2014 10:46 am MDT
Four Latter-day Saints from the Brazilian state of SÃo Paulo made their first-ever journey to Salt Lake City for general conference and were moved by a sermon in their native tongue.
Published: Monday, October 6, 2014 10:31 am MDT
The "selfie," taken with an iPhone or similar device, has entered the culture in recent years, But is it a good idea to snap one while on a solemn religious pilgrimage, such as the hajj, a ritual undertaken by ...