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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Evangelicals

A reporter offers his insights on a religious movement everyone talks about but few understand.

Why Mars Hill’s Breakup Is a Warning for Megastar Pastors

Pastors with megabrands are raising new issues for fast-growing churches.

Death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

The 2012 elections raise questions for the Christian Right, but are far from a fundamental shift in the electorate.

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

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

‘Holy Terror’: Holy war is waging against sexual minorities

Gays are not ruining the fabric of American society. Rather, anti-gay fundamentalist Christians are. Take a deep breath. These are … Continued

Sister Farley’s revenge: Want to popularize a book? Ban it.

From papyrus to vellum to paper to e-books, two principles of publishing have not changed over the centuries: 1. Churches … 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

Charles Colson, 80, hospitalized in critical condition

News that evangelist and Watergate figure Charles Colson has been hospitalized for bleeding in his brain brought me back to … Continued

Rick Perry and the perils of sectarian religion in 2012

Melina Mara THE WASHINGTON POST Texas Governor and Republican candidate for the GOP Presidential spot, Rick Perry, spoke to a … Continued

Pat Robertson: D.C. earthquake ‘means we’re closer to the coming of the Lord’

The U.S. Geological Survey says a fifth aftershock from Tuesday’s earthquake in Virginia was recorded early Thursday morning. Pat Robertson, … Continued

Can a Mormon now be president?

By Julia Duin Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith was widely viewed by analysts as a chief obstacle to his 2008 run … Continued

Televangelist investigation: What is a church? Who is a minister? Should the tax man decide?

By David Waters With her trademark purple bible in hand, Joyce Meyer of Joyce Meyer Ministries takes to the stage … Continued

Christmas after leaving the church

By Randy Roberts Potts When I was a kid in the 1980s, I attended a small Evangelical Christian school for … Continued

How should Christians cope with ‘Christmas wars?’

By Douglas A. Hicks Welcome back to the “December dilemma” death match — the 2010 edition. In this corner are … Continued

Time to End Government Handouts Based on Religion

By Marci A. HamiltonProfessor of Law, Yeshiva University, and Patheos Expert The Clinton Administration initiated “charitable choice,” which was the … Continued

Christian right noticeably absent in conservatives’ fight to “save America”

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt Just days away from the mid-term elections, the GOP is inching closer to what … Continued

Christian Right’s tea party?

By David Waters Christine O’Donnell, winner of Delaware’s Republican Senate nomination and the tea party movement’s newest star, is scheduled … Continued

Doubts raised about ex-Muslim who leads Liberty U’s divinity school

By Michelle Boorstein Ergun Caner, head of Liberty University’s divinity school, has drawn celebrity for his dramatic faith story, of … Continued

Listening to Hebrew prophets or false prophets?

(Originally published in Sightings) Are 68.1 million Americans connected with a Communist front movement? Yes, if they are Roman Catholic. … Continued