Robert Parham




Stories by Robert Parham
Muslim freedom, American ignorance

Former Arkansas governor and 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee found himself in hot water this week after he called Islam … Continued

Defenders of incendiary political speech favor the ethic of Cain

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Protecting the rich on the backs of the poor

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Clergy plotting to defeat president

Conservative Christian leaders are plotting against President Obama, hoping to do to him what they did to President Jimmy Carter: … Continued

Tea Party steeped in fringe faith

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

Christian leaders pray for peace

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Countering the surge of Islamic fear with clarity

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Glenn Beck’s generic God

Fox News host Glenn Beck muddled biblical references with fragments of American history, recreating a pottage of civil religion that … Continued

Christians should follow Jesus on mosque debate

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said that anti-Muslim rhetoric in America is bad news … Continued

Doing what’s right: religious liberty for Muslims

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued