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Alan Robertson on ‘Duck Dynasty’: Not ‘The 700 Club for Rednecks’

RNS () — The newest cast member of “Duck Dynasty” stepped down last year from the pulpit to join his … Continued

The ‘war on women’ meets social media

STR EPA An Indian woman holds a placard during a prayer meeting in memory of a gang-rape victim in New … Continued

2013: The year without fear?

Jason DeCrow AP Members of the Sikh community hold a candlelight vigil outside Newtown High School before an interfaith vigil … Continued

Senator Inhofe’s theological conundrum

Senator James Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) recent comments about climate change have turned a policy debate into a theological conundrum. As has … Continued

Occupy Wall Street #OWS: the American Dream 2.0

FREDERIC J. BROWN AFP/GETTY IMAGES Protesters shout slogans while holding banners in Los Angeles. So much of what is broken … Continued

Exceptionalism is idolatry

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

Pulpit fiction

By David Waters Dozens of defiant Christian ministers across the country defied IRS warnings and turned their sermons into partisan … Continued

The problem with spirituality

Author Anne Rice said last week that she was ‘quitting Christianity:’ The once-lapsed Catholic wrote that she was could no … Continued

Wallis is right on the money

The reason Glenn Beck has decided to attack Rev. Jim Wallis of Sojourners is because Wallis is an Evangelical Christian … Continued

Death with dignity: end-of-life counseling helps

Q: Does end-of-life care prolong life or does it prolong suffering? Should it be a part of health-care reform? End-of-life … Continued

It’s not “Incivility,” It’s Racial Prejudice

We have entered what columnist Kathleen Parker calls “a political era of uninhibited belligerence,” that is finding expression in sermons, … Continued

Dobson’s Successor Praises Obama, Looks for Common Ground

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Below is my interview with Jim Daly, president and chief executive officer of Focus on the … Continued

Being Friends with Jesus and Others

By Gene DavenportProfessor Emeritus of Religion, Lambuth University When the interfaith group of which I am a part began a … Continued

We Need Hope, Help from Religious Leaders

President Bush told an anxious and angry American public last week that the nation faced “a serious financial crisis.” In … Continued

Pulpit Initiative About Freedom, not Politics

The purpose of the Alliance Defense Fund’s Pulpit Initiative is to restore the right of pastors to speak freely from … Continued

Character and Leadership

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? Americans … Continued

‘Not of This World’

The idea of the historical Jesus running for president is on its face preposterous. He was tempted by Satan, who … Continued

Genesis and the Fall

Today we have yet another sad reminder of the fact that we live in a fallen, cursed world: News that … Continued