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Evangelicals see promise in immigration proposal

WASHINGTON — A coalition of evangelical leaders who hope to shape national immigration reform is expressing cautious optimism about a … 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

D’Souza and World magazine: What does scripture say about reporting on sex?

The recent fall of Dinesh D’Souza from the presidency of the evangelical King’s College has multiple killer angles. One conservative … Continued

Obama flays the religion card

REUTERS President Obama answers a question from an audience member in front of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … Continued

RNC’s mixed blessings

GETTY IMAGES A woman bows her head during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. … Continued

Anti-Obama black pastors group has deep conservative ties, records show

Since the Rev. William Owens launched his national campaign in May calling on African-Americans to withdraw their support of President … Continued

Obama’s ‘war on religion': Breaking down Romney’s new attack ad

AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives in in Bedford, Mass., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Nearly four … Continued

Southern Baptist leader Richard Land to retire after ethics probe

Richard Land, the man who became the public face of the Southern Baptist Convention on ethical and political issues for … Continued

Teavangelicals are latest incarnation of religious right and Moral Majority cultural movements

Darren McCollester GETTY IMAGES CONCORD, NH – APRIL 15: Linda Dupere holds a sign at a Tea Party tax day … Continued

Mitt Romney at Liberty U.: Conservative evangelicals embrace their man

For months, your servants here in the mainstream media have been trying to figure out whether Mitt Romney’s Mormonism would … Continued

Mark Silk, a commentator on religion and politics who keeps above the fray

One of the smartest commentators on American politics and religion is someone you’ve probably never heard of. His wry and … Continued

Why Santorum didn’t sell

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has just announced that he will terminate his campaign for the Republican nomination. Liberals will … Continued

Rick Santorum’s evangelical appeal

As a political scientist who taught for many years in the Appalachian region of southwestern Virginia, I’ve encountered my fair … Continued

The faux birth control debate

According to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, while most U.S. Catholics support both the new federal directive that … Continued

Obama’s prayer breakfast and the still small voice of the Religious Left

View Photo Gallery: Scenes of religious faith meeting politics in the 2012 campaign. Remember that young phenom who “rocked” the 2004 … Continued

Responding to Richard Cizik’s attack on social conservatives

My old friend Rich Cizik has built his stereotypical right-wing straw man and then burned him with righteous unction. This … Continued

Mitt Romney takes on Mormon ‘cult’ comments and the religious test for office

Ethan Miller GETTY IMAGES Romney called on Americans to understand the constitutional principle rejecting a religious test for office at … Continued

Bloomberg takes stand on church v. state

Carol Guzy THE WASHINGTON POST NEW YORK NY – SEPTEMBER 11: New York marks the 10th anniversary of the World … Continued

Evangelicals and the midterm election

By Ed Stetzer This month’s election “shellacking,” to use President Obama’s description, has caused many to ask about the past … Continued

With election results in, debate over religious factor begins

By William Wan In the big day after, experts across Washington – including many in the religious world — are … Continued