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Religious leaders see ‘tragedy’ and justice in Supreme Court gay marriage decisions

Same-sex marriage supporter Vin Testa of the District waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Bill O’Leary / … Continued

Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution

Ken Blevins AP Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site … Continued

Roe v. Wade anniversary: How abortion became an evangelical issue

Prior to Roe v. Wade in 1973, evangelicals were, with a few notable exceptions, confused and uncertain about the question of abortion.

Romney and Obama’s quintessentially American religious upbringing

“For Mitt Romney, the nurturing communitarian environment of a familial faith tradition that flourished in a hostile environment passed on … Continued

Moore: ‘Christians who boycott voting are opting out of civic responsibility and neighbor love’

“Christians who boycott voting are opting out of civic responsibility and neighbor love. [Abstaining on Election Day is] more akin … Continued

Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

Mario Tama GETTY IMAGES Ultra-Orthodox Jews take in the view from Citi Field at a meeting to discuss the risks … Continued

Baylor and Notre Dame: Baptist-Catholic competition, cooperation

Baylor and Notre Dame are natural rivals on the basketball court who meet Tuesday in the NCAA Women’s National Championship … Continued

For Tyler Clementi, ‘hate the sin, love the sinner’ not enough

There is an unspoken narrative surrounding the life and suicide of Tyler Clementi and other similar stories. It must no … Continued

Women’s religious freedom violated: Photo of all male birth control witnesses tells the viral truth

Carolyn Kaster AP From left, Reverend William E. Lori, Roman Catholic Bishop of Bridgeport, Conn., Reverend Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, … Continued

Mitt Romney takes on Mormon ‘cult’ comments and the religious test for office

Ethan Miller GETTY IMAGES Romney called on Americans to understand the constitutional principle rejecting a religious test for office at … Continued

Pat Robertson forgets: Marriage is about sacrifice, too

Christian televangelist Pat Robertson told his viewers that it is okay for a man to divorce his wife if she … Continued

Pat Robertson: Divorce an option for Alzheimer’s patients’ spouses (Video)

Christian televangelist Pat Robertson told his viewers that in certain cases, a man can divorce his wife if she has … Continued

Rick Perry, evangelicals and evolution as ‘a theory’s that’s out there’

Melina Mara THE WASHINGTON POST Presidential candidate for the GOP nomination and Republican Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, faced a … Continued

Gov. Robert Bentley: What Baptists thought

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) probably didn’t plan to kick off his inaugural term with a religious quarrel but he … Continued

When is yoga NOT yoga (and spiritually “safe” for Christians)?

By Gustav Niebuhr My good colleague at “Under God,” David Waters, wrote a nice piece a couple of weeks back, … Continued

Religious illiteracy’s win is pluralism’s loss

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

When atheists and Baptists agree

I believe that Jesus Christ is Lord and that the earth is roughly 4.5 billion years old.

Should Christians practice yoga? Shouldn’t everyone?

By David Waters Yoga, the Hindu-inspired spiritual practice that bears a strong resemblance to stretching, is said to relieve pain … Continued

Why Don’t Ask Don’t Tell must stay

By Daniel Heimbach I was the principle author of a resolution passed by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) this summer … Continued

Religious and anti-religious apps for dummies

It seems that some religious fundamentalists are so threatened by atheists, and so befuddled about what to say in reply, … Continued