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For some churches, Super Bowl Sunday is ‘Porn Sunday’

By Elizabeth Tenety What wouldn’t Jesus do? Christian culture is full of hypotheticals about what Jesus would do if he … Continued

During the Christmas wars, pick your battles

By Scott C. Lowe “Put Christ Back in Christmas” – it’s become the seasonal battle cry of some Christians, especially … Continued

Pulpit fiction

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

A necessary presidential faith

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

Stephen Hawking says there’s no creator God; the twitterverse reacts

By Jason Boyett You don’t expect to see “Stephen Hawking” as a trending topic on Twitter. That designation is usually … Continued

Group cannot be held responsible for actions of a few

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said that anti-Muslim rhetoric in America is bad news … Continued

Fighting the right’s religious test for military service

Q: What is the proper role of religion — and personal religious belief — in the U.S. armed forces? Should … Continued

New Book Out by Unification Church Leader Moon

By Michelle Boorstein Rev. Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Church, owner of The Washington Times and all-around intriguing … Continued

Defend the Innocent

Some New York-area rabbis are planning to bring weapons to High Holy Day services this month to guard against terrorist … Continued

Jesus Saves, Not the Bible

By Bart Ehrmanauthor, religion professor “Are you out to destroy the Christian religion?” I’ve been asked this question several times … Continued

Obama: The Christian as President

Recently President Obama made a series of important speeches in Western Europe and in Turkey. He said that “the United … Continued

Pray in the Spirit (Not the Name) of Jesus

I favor having a prayer at the presidential inauguration ceremony, but such prayers should be as inclusive as possible. The … Continued

Oath to God Shows Contempt for Non-Believers

On Tuesday, Barack Hussein Obama will put his hand on a Bible held by Chief Justice John Roberts and take … Continued

“A Mass Violation of Federal Tax Law”

Yesterday, the Alliance Defense Fund staged its highly anticipated and controversial “Pulpit Freedom Sunday.” Last night, I spoke by phone … Continued

Religious Mobiliity and the Reverse Madrassa

That “more than 4 in 10 Americans have switched their religious affiliation since childhood or dropped out of any formal … Continued

“The Least of These”

Children are at the very heart of the message of Jesus. At infant dedications or baptisms many Christian ministers recite … Continued