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Whatever happened to the wrath of God?

Talk about the “wrath of God” kindles all sorts of images in the minds of contemporary Americans. Some immediately think … Continued

God weeps: 27 children, staff killed in Conn. shooting

REUTERS President Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., during a press briefing at … Continued

After divisive election, voters support balanced approach to budget crisis

The hotly contested and divisive 2012 election, which saw more negative advertising than any presidential electoral contest in American history, … Continued

The family man campaign

GETTY IMAGES Let us pause from one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in modern American history to contemplate an … Continued

Reid attacks Romney over faith

Harry Reid, senior Democrat in Congress and the most powerful Mormon politician in the country, made the charge Tuesday that … Continued

Pluralism and prejudice: How conflicts over religious pluralism reveal America’s new ‘Sacred Ground’

The only Protestant running for president in 2012 is President Obama, an American of both a racially and a religiously … Continued

Romney, Obamacare and Mormonism

Image courtesy of Businessweek First, the economy is in the toilet. The numbers get worse every day. We can’t see … Continued

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Nixon’s Worst Watergate Legacy: The Politics of Hatred

President Nixon managed to destroy himself in the wake of Watergate, but the legacy he managed to leave had a much more unfortunate impact.

What Mormon women want

Carlos Osorio AP In this Feb. 28, 2012 photo, Ann Romney introduces Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney … Continued

Marriage in the Bible: Love prevails?

For years, I have privately mused that the Bible is a problematic book. As the holy book for Christians, it … Continued