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Franklin Graham’s Facebook Power Play

How Billy Graham’s son transformed a complicated debate about pluralism into a culture war.

Why Are Christians So Upset Over Muslim Prayers at a Christian Church?

A recent skirmish over a Muslim service at the National Cathedral raises questions about sacred space.

Franklin Graham vs. the IRS

Republican nominee Mitt Romney meets with the Rev. Billy Graham, and his son Franklin Graham in Montreat, N.C. in 2012. … Continued

Graham: In a society that craves violence, why the shock and awe?

REUTERS Balloons hang from the Sandy Hook Elementary School sign in Sandy Hook, in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 15, 2012. … Continued

Graham: Operation Christmas Child represents God’s gift to humanity

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST Franklin Graham, president and chief executive officer of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, … Continued

Roger Williams goes Baptist on legendary evangelist Billy Graham

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks with the Rev. Billy Graham during a visit to the Graham cabin … Continued

Billy Graham prays with Mitt Romney

Melina Mara THE WASHINGTON POST MONTREAT, NC – OCTOBER 11: Republican nominee for President Governor Mitt Romney meets with Reverend … Continued

Franklin Graham: In response to people living with HIV/AIDS, like Jesus, we have to reach to them, love them and heal them

Sarah L. Voisin WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 22: Event-goers look at AIDS quilts on display. Thousands gathered near … Continued

In North Carolina after Amendment One, ‘Let the wild rumpus start’

AP AP As North Carolina voted in Amendment One, the world remembered Maurice Sendak, author of “Where the Wild Things … Continued

Thanksgiving in Haiti

By Franklin Graham As America celebrates Thanksgiving today, Haiti will celebrate, well . . . not much. Having spent my … Continued

Christians rallying for Halloween sanity

Happy Halloween — or not, depending on whether you believe Linus’s favorite holiday is the work of the devil: “The … Continued

The theology of a homegrown terrorist and the problem of citizenship

The arrests of two American Muslims, one American born (Abdel Hameed Shehadeh in Hawaii) and one naturalized (Farooque Ahmed in … Continued

Religious belief is not insanity

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

Should we fear Islam?

By Congressman Keith Ellison At a time when our nation is seeing a rise in intolerant behavior, crossing every cultural … Continued

Nine years after 9/11, a debate about Islam

By Eboo Patel How is it that fear of Muslims in America is actually higher nine years post 9/11? Watching … Continued

Faith-based fear in debates about Islam

By Becky Garrison Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11th, a gaping hole in Lower Manhattan where … Continued

Kennedy on church and state: a speech no candidate would make today

Last Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of presidential candidate John F. Kennedy’s speech on the separation of church and state … Continued

Countering the surge of Islamic fear with clarity

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Church welcomes new neighbor, a mosque

By David Waters Glenn Beck and Franklin Graham, take note. Members of a Methodist congregation in the heart of Tea … Continued

I have a dream, too

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