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Conservative Christians React to “Black Jesus”

The new show stars Gerald “Slink” Johnson as a modern-day black Jesus living in rough-and-tumble Compton, Calif., spreading “love and kindness” with a “loyal group of downtrodden followers.”

Atheists at the Pulpit

Congregations of atheists may be the new, beneficial alternative to organized religion.

No government shutdown: A biblical case for government

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg Good government is not the enemy of the people, either in the Bible, or today in … Continued

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.

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Conservative Christianity and the transgender question

The Internet is abuzz with conversation about the “T” in “LGBT” this week, after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into … Continued

Ready to come out as pro-gay? Welcome to the club.

MARK RALSTON AFP/GETTY IMAGES The t-shirt of a activist during a gay rights rally on March 4, 2009 against the … Continued

Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution

Ken Blevins AP Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site … Continued

An open letter to religious conservatives

Dear Christian Right: GETTY IMAGES Supporters of President Obama cheer as they wait for the president to appear on stage … Continued

Romney sells to the wrong voters

AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney listens as he is introduced during a campaign stop at American … Continued

The ‘Godless’ Democrats: Again?

GETTY IMAGES People cheer as First lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention. … Continued

Is the GOP about to have an (Asian American) evangelical problem?

Few Americans know that Asian Americans voted largely in favor of Obama when he ran against McCain in 2008. Little … Continued

Kiss More Chicks: Gay rights activists protest Chick-fil-A with ‘kiss in’

AP Jim Fortier, left, and Mark Toomajian, kiss as they join about two dozen members of gay rights groups and … Continued

New poll says religion won’t impact presidential elections in November

FILES AFP/GETTY IMAGES This combination of file images shows presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney(L) and President Barack Obama. Voters want … Continued

Paul Krugman as prophet?: Economic suffering is not a virtue

Damian Dovarganes AP Job seekers gather May 31, 2012, for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair … Continued

Educate, not legislate, on morality

Oh those devilish details… once again they’ve given us Virginians a chance to shine in the international spotlight. “Legalized rape,” … Continued

Religion at the GOP debate

ABC News hosted a halting debate Saturday night at St. Anselm College. It was followed by a far better “Meet … Continued

Is religion good for society?

ALEX DOMANSKI REUTERS Does religion help societies more than it handicaps them?, writes researcher Gregory Paul. Part I of this … Continued

Christian right fighting theocracy

Brandon Thibodeaux GETTY IMAGES Texas Gov. Rick Perry (L) speaks on stage alongside Rev. C.L. Jackson, of Houston’s Pleasant Grove … 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

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