More on Religious Rhetoric

Q&A with hip-hop expert Monica Miller

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hip-hop’s all the rage at universities and seminaries these days. Scholars parse its angry and often violent … Continued

Occupy Wall Street protesters: Human rights begin at home

AFP/GETTY IMAGES People gather in Washington Square Park in New York on Sept. 15, 2012 during an Occupy Wall Street … Continued

Romney’s play-it-safe speech

GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers his nomination acceptance speech during the final day of … Continued

Tim Tebow an underdog for a troubled time

He arrived at a time when the nation was fearful and fighting malaise, hungry for a hero to root for, … Continued

Tim Tebow: Evidence of things unseen

Doug Pensinger GETTY IMAGES DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 30: Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos prepares to take … Continued

The secret ingredient in Herman Cain’s success

Nati Harnik AP In this Oct. 22, 2011 photo, Republican presidential candidate, businessman Herman Cain speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. … Continued

Political Islam an unfortunate hot potato

Former Arkansas governor and 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee found himself in hot water this week after he called Islam … Continued

God, guns, and politics: an unholy Trinity

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

People of faith just as fed up as nonbelievers

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

Glenn Beck and the restoration of American civil religion

By Amarnath Amarasingam  Ever since sociologist Robert Bellah wrote “Civil Religion in America” in 1967, the concept has become one … Continued