More on Christian Fundamentalists

Media know-nothings first declare Norwegian terrorist Muslim, then Christian

Virginia Mayo AP Flemish right wing party member Tanguy Veys holds his hands over a copy of a manifesto written … Continued

Does nuclear power usurp the power of God?

The world is responding to the horrible devastation from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan with compassion and offers of … Continued

War’s peace

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Right thinking and wrong thinking about Muslims

Earlier this year Gallup provided two intriguing statistics about Americans and their view of Islam: 53 percent of Americans view … Continued

Pentagon makes the right call on Franklin Graham

Q: Did the Pentagon do the right thing by disinviting evangelist Franklin Graham from a National Day of Prayer event … Continued

Time to retire the damnable word “moderate”

Overuse of the essentially meaningless word “moderate” has become a blight on American political and religious discourse. I call this … Continued

Better angels needed for peace in Christmas wars

Q: What do you think of the American Humanist Association’s new “Godless Holiday” campaign? The ads will say: “No God? … Continued

Texas Heads for Shootout Over Religion in Textbooks

The Texas Board of Education, the nation’s second largest purchaser of public school textbooks, is revising its K-12 social studies … Continued

Mr. Carter’s Own Interpretations

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

Grading Obama’s Speech: A For Diplomacy, C- For Religious Dishonesty

If I were giving President Obama’s speech a grade solely for effectiveness in reaching out to the Muslim world, he … Continued