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Do atheists go to heaven?

I believe that Pat Robertson, Rick Warren, the pope, my dog, and I will have the same afterlife, and that it will be a pain-free one.

Why Christian conservatives oppose Chuck Hagel’s nomination

Chip Somodevilla GETTY IMAGES Chuck Hagel, a Republican and former U.S. senator from Nebraska, addresses the National Newspaper Association’s Government … Continued

Evangelicals in U.S. stand with Israel

GETTY IMAGES An Israeli soldier stands on his tank in a deployment area on Nov. 22, 2012 on Israel’s border … Continued

D’Souza and World magazine: What does scripture say about reporting on sex?

The recent fall of Dinesh D’Souza from the presidency of the evangelical King’s College has multiple killer angles. One conservative … Continued

Paul Ryan is one of us

Joshua Roberts BLOOMBERG Representative Paul Ryan, Republican from Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee and Mitt Romney’s running mate. … Continued

The National Prayer Breakfast: Live coverage

9:45 a.m. Between keynote speaker Eric Metaxas’ jibes and having a counter-protest-breakfast around the corner, it seems appropriate that the … Continued

MLK’s impact on conservative Christians

AP Martin Luther King speaks in Atlanta in 1960. (AP Photo) With the unveiling of the new Martin Luther King, … Continued

Fundamentalism springs eternal for GOP

Becky Burch AP Lori Sheridan, left, Carol Helm and Naomi Kohen, all of Tulsa, Okla., stand outside of the Bartlesville … Continued

From Jesus’ socialism to capitalistic Christianity

A truly strange thing has happened to American Christianity. A set of profound contradictions have developed within modern conservative Christianity, … 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

With election results in, debate over religious factor begins

By William Wan In the big day after, experts across Washington – including many in the religious world — are … Continued

2010 electoral results bad news for secular Americans

It is undeniable that the economy dominated campaign 2010 and that cultural issues at the nexus of religion and politics … Continued

New political equation for religious right

The meaning of the 2010 election is destined now to be the Great Debate of the next political season. While … Continued

How evangelicals lost political credibility

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach My debate Monday night in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Southern Theological Seminary was insightful as … Continued

The disappearing abortion issue

The command by Cardinal-elect and Archbishop Burke that Catholics vote Tea-publican in 2010 was remarkable only in that it was … Continued

Christian right noticeably absent in conservatives’ fight to “save America”

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt Just days away from the mid-term elections, the GOP is inching closer to what … Continued

Struggle between secularism and theocracy

In recent debates between tea party-endorsed Senate candidates and their Democratic opponents, faith has emerged as a campaign issue. Calling … Continued

The new identity politics of religion

As an undergraduate in the early 1990s, the heyday of identity politics, I was a full-throated participant in the protests … Continued

The (religious) textbook wars

Who says the culture wars are over? Russell Shorto (who I had the pleasure of meeting recently in Amsterdam) just … Continued

‘Schools Czar’s’ Anger at God Causes Controversy

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Christian conservatives are up in arms over the appointment of Kevin Jennings as “safe schools czar.” … Continued