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Pastor’s tornado tweets stir up a theological debate

Oklahoma’s devastating tornado stirred up a theological debate that was set off from a series of deleted tweets referencing the … Continued

Pope Benedict XVI’s missing mea culpa

I wish I could see Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise decision to resign on Feb. 28 as a mea culpa for … Continued

How the Antichrist reflects an era’s anxieties

Every age needs an Antichrist. Protestant Reformers picked the papacy as their embodiment of evil. American colonists chose King George … Continued

Ain’t no mountain high enough

On Sunday morning our gospel choir sang an extraordinary song by Kurt Carr called “For Every Mountain.” When I watched … Continued

The evangelical case for Mitt Romney —and against Robert Jeffress

NICHOLAS KAMM AFP/GETTY IMAGES US Republican presidential hopeful former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney leaves after addressing the Family Research Council’s … Continued

Does Pat Robertson speak for God?

Recently, a woman named “Andreas” visited the Web site of Pat Robertson’s The 700 Club, clicked the “Bring It On” … Continued

American exceptionalism rooted in bad theology

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

American exceptionalism: power disguised as virtue

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Choosing the right operating system for your plans

Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week that that she believes it was God … Continued

Say no to ‘Jihadis,’ ‘Islamic terrorism’ and ‘Islamo-Fascism’

What should we call terrorists, some of whom claim to be motivated by their religion? Can one be an Islamic … Continued