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The new evangelical ethic around immigration reform

Over 150 prominent evangelical leaders have signed on to a national letter asking for common-sense immigration reform.

Survey: Libertarian numbers are small but their social, political clout is growing

WASHINGTON — A new statistical portrait of libertarians examines their political and cultural views just as a Libertarian Party candidate … Continued

Asian-Americans troubled by stereotypes from white evangelicals

RNS () — Asian-American Christians are voicing concerns over how they’re depicted by white evangelicals, most recently at a conference … Continued

Religious diversity is increasing at the office, and so are pitfalls

RNS () — The American workplace, like the rest of U.S. society, is becoming more religiously diverse and that is … Continued

Study shows minorities most likely to favor longer lives

WASHINGTON — Noah’s grandfather Methuselah lived to the ripe old age of 969 and Moses reached 120, but most Americans … Continued

Zimmerman was “wrong,” says Southern Baptist Convention official

In sharp contrast to remarks made by his predecessor a year ago about the Trayvon Martin case, the new head … Continued

My country ‘tis of thee: Evangelicals score highest on patriotism

WASHINGTON — When it comes to God and country, white evangelicals report the most intense patriotic feelings in a new … Continued

Is religion’s fight against gay marriage over?

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) Yesterday, … Continued

Americans: Marijuana isn’t sinful but not sure it should be legal

WASHINGTON — American views on marijuana are evolving much like their views on gay marriage, according to a new poll, … Continued

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

Immigration reform becomes personal for evangelicals

For Southern Baptist Pastor David Uth, immigration reform became a priority after a family in his Orlando, Fla., megachurch faced … Continued

The faithful’s doubt is our saving grace

I met a man last week who hoped to study grace. A funeral director from Tennessee, he knew grace when … Continued

Poll: Bad sex a bigger problem for couples than religious differences

Unchurched Americans have high expectations that they will have sex on Valentine’s Day. Lutherans, Presbyterians and other mainline Protestants? Not … Continued

Faith leaders launch gun control push

This story has been updated. Dozens of prominent faith leaders launched a push Tuesday for gun control, using the post-Newtown … Continued

Poll: More than one-third of Americans see signs of end times in extreme weather

WASHINGTON — More than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are … Continued

Catholic intensity fades as evangelical devotion surges

After November’s presidential vote, Catholics could cite ample evidence for their renewed political relevance while dispirited evangelicals were left wondering … Continued

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.

How values, demographics and the economy helped shape the election

BLOOMBERG President Obama makes an acceptance speach during an election night rally in Chicago on Nov. 6, 2012. At the … Continued

Evangelicals mobilizing for Romney campaign

The Romney-Ryan ticket is the first Republican presidential campaign in history without a Protestant candidate, but this hasn’t deterred evangelicals … Continued

Madonna’s ‘black Muslim in the White House’ quip should give candidates pause

Madonna, on Monday night at her Washington concert, had this to say about President Obama: “For better or for worse, … Continued