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6 Popular Christian Sayings that Are Not True

Some of the most familiar Christian sayings turn out not to be Christian at all.

Do Christian conservatives believe in the First Amendment?

While our support for religious freedom abroad might have limited resultants, we must remain vigilant at home.

Dispelling the myth of a ‘Christian nation’

(Brandon Thibodeaux — GETTY IMAGES) Culture warriors, pseudo historians and opportunistic politicians have spent the last several decades peddling the … Continued

Arguing about God is an age-old American tradition

(Kevork Djansezian/GETTY) In the first half of philosopher A.C. Grayling’s latest book “The God Argument,” he debunks the teleological, ontological … Continued

A United States for nonbelievers?

JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES US President Barack Obama takes the oath of office in front of First Lady Michelle Obama … Continued

The rise of a new religious America

AP Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, right, congratulates candidate Tulsi Gabbard after both women won their Hawaii Congressional district seats on Nov. … Continued

Hoping Muslims in Murfreesboro will enjoy some of Ramadan in their new mosque

AP A Muslim boy looks up as members of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro pray on the first day of … Continued

‘A nation of Osteens and Obamas’

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST Evangelist Joel Osteen brings his revival show to Nationals Park on April, 29, 2012 in Washington, … Continued

Where is Jesus in politics?

For almost as long as we have been a church, Catholic ritual for Palm Sunday has dramatized that people who … Continued

Protecting ‘American Atheists’ 2.0

Dear patriotic protectors of American Atheists, Less than two weeks ago, I asked you to assist me in finalizing “The … Continued

The complete idiot’s guide to: protecting ‘American Atheists’

Mario Tama GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK, NY – JULY 23: (This Image was made with a panoramic film camera and … Continued

When a “Christian America” Meant Something Else

John American evangelicals, who have long understood the United States as a thoroughly Christian nation, once interpreted the consequences … Continued

Evangelicals and Islam

A group of American Christians, most of them evangelicals, met for four days last weekend with a distinguished group of … Continued

A secular view of Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast

By Jacques Berlinerblau President Obama spoke on Thursday morning at the 59th annual National Prayer Breakfast. The gathering is one … Continued

Take the nation back…where?

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Catholic dormancy

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Why I want to believe in Christmas

I love Christmas. I have always loved Christmas. I love the trees and the lights and the ornaments and the … Continued

A ‘Christian nation’ at Christmas?

Rev. Erik Walker Wikstrom If you’re going to keep the Christ in Christmas . . . Stephen Colbert beat me … Continued

O Holy Night

UnorthodoxyPatrick J. Deneen Despite conservative disapproval of the greeting “Happy Holidays,” as a Christian I take no offense at the … Continued

Socialism for the rich!

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued