The author of a book examining why the most egregious racial injustice in American history found root in the heart of the Bible Belt says the SBC should stop pretending the denomination was organized due to pure missionary zeal.

Published in Social Issues

Scholar Brian Kaylor argues in a new book that “transubstantiating” politics into religious worship creates a distinct form of communication with implications for both church and state.

Published in Politics

The Crown Publishing Group is distancing its WaterBrook Multnomah brand, a publisher of conservative evangelical authors including Al Mohler, from Convergent Books, a separate imprint formed in 2012 to appeal to a more liberal crowd.

Published in Media and Arts

Southern Baptists are circling wagons against a book by a proclaimed evangelical arguing that God is not anti-gay.

Published in Social Issues

Being honest about the dark spots of one’s story provides a path to holding on to “a thread called grace,” RNS senior columnist Jonathan Merritt says in his newest book.

Published in Media and Arts
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 14:28

Pastor: Obama opening door to Antichrist

A new book by Robert Jeffress says President Obama’s policies are paving the way for a future world dictator prophesied in Scripture.

Published in Media and Arts
Friday, 22 November 2013 07:59

Between heaven and hell

The deaths of JFK, C.S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley all on the same day prompted one author to imagine what the three might say to each other at a meeting in the hereafter.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 12:37

Nadia Bolz-Weber speaks at Baptist church

The “Sarcastic Lutheran” talks about grace, liturgy and women in ministry at an event promoting her new book at a Baptist church in Washington, D.C.

Published in People
Monday, 28 October 2013 16:01

New book details Baptist/Hindu marriage

Baptist minister Dana Trent tells her story of interfaith marriage in Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk.

Published in Theology
Thursday, 24 October 2013 13:39

Can I get a witness -- again?

The permanent transition that characterizes American religious life offers an opportunity to revisit the word “witness” and its meaning for the future.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?