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Mitt, Mormons, and the religious test that wasn’t

Buried in the mountain of demographic data preoccupying political pundits this week is one historic statistic that may have far-reaching … Continued

Billy Graham faces backlash over Mormon’cult’ removal

The Rev. Samuel Wynn admired Billy Graham and his evangelistic association for decades, joining its spiritual crusades and urging fellow … Continued

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Three decades ago, the evangelical faithful was galvanized by public debates over abortion, the size of the federal government, the … Continued

A new way of being Christian

Three decades ago, the evangelical faithful was galvanized by public debates over abortion, the size of the federal government, the … Continued

Dove World Outreach Center’s “theological malpractice”

By Rev. Chuck Currie As the news spread this week about plans by the Dove World Outreach Center’s plans to … Continued

An Evangelical leader’s open letter to Anne Rice

Dear Anne, When I read your Facebook comment about “quitting Christianity for the sake of Christ” I thought of several … Continued

Science, civil dialogue, and religion

By Alan I. Leshnerchief executive officer American Association for the Advancement of Science I was not surprised by the news … Continued

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Roe v. Wade v. Civility

With the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade ruling approaching, perhaps it is time for human civility to enter the dialogue.

Honoring Kennedy’s Health Care Legacy

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good As the nation mourns the loss of Sen. Ted Kennedy, there … Continued

Need for Catastrophic Health Assurance

By Galen CareyDirector of Government Affairs National Association of Evangelicals Earlier this year my wife was diagnosed with lung cancer. … Continued

A Sacred Institution Government Must Protect

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions … Continued

Obama Acknowledges Women as Moral Agents

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Obama Courageously Misses the Point

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Notre Dame Commencement Could Get Ugly

By Jacqueline L. Salmon As the days tick down to President Obama’s commencement appearance at the University of Notre Dame … Continued

Anglicans Can Find Common Ground at the Cross

The boycotting of the Lambeth Conference in July by more than 200 Anglican Bishops worldwide has once again drawn attention … Continued

First Ever Faith Caucus at DNC

At noon today people of faith caucused at the Democratic National Convention for the first time in the history of … Continued