To hear some commentators talk, debates on LGBT issues are over and conservatives have lost. But such predictions are premature.
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Seventeen presidents of America’s largest Protestant denomination call on Obama to put an end to ISIS. But their public letter lacked five critical components.
Almost all U.S. commander-in-chiefs have been Protestant Christians and only three were religiously unaffiliated. Who were the most fervent in their faith?
The president’s comments at the National Prayer Breakfast infuriated some conservative Christians, but most of their denunciations ignore or even twist the facts. When our anger burns against others we should pause to reflect on our own evil impulses and behaviors.
Trip Lee is part of a new slew of rappers who don’t shy away from God-talk in their songs. They are making music in a genre that isn’t exactly known for faith-friendly themes and of which Christians have traditionally been wary.
(RNS) “A Supreme Court ruling might be the last word in legal terms,” Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore said, “but it is hardly the last word in cultural or spiritual terms.”
A prominent religious journal has launched a movement encouraging pastors to refuse to perform marriages as representatives of the state. The concept is not entirely novel and isn’t just being proposed by conservatives. Americans should seriously consider it.
She was a bestselling author and powerful advocate for education of the poor who transformed Britain’s upper class and helped end the slave trade. Thanks to a new biography, you no longer have an excuse for not knowing who she is.
The contents of the bestselling author’s next book have been kept under wraps, but she says half of it is about forgiveness and some of it may make “fundamentalists apoplectic.”