What would it look like if the faiths of all the candidates in this presidential election caused them to rally around poverty?

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 13:55

Profs probe ‘Mormon moment’

A panel of Southern Baptist scholars discussed the dilemma for evangelicals deciding whether to vote their values or their theology.

Published in Politics
Friday, 07 September 2012 11:43

First take on Obama’s DNC speech

The Republican and Democratic national conventions reveal competing views of a Christianity of the right and left, which doesn’t bode well for either church or state.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 31 August 2012 11:38

The Mormon moment

Are Mormons Christian? The answer depends on what you mean by the term.

Published in Theology

A Baptist ethicist offers his first impression of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech, with plans for a follow-up about remarks by President Obama at next week’s Democratic National Convention.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 23 August 2012 15:08

Saddleback civil forum called off

A repeat performance of a 2008 face-off between the presidential candidates planned at a Southern Baptist mega-church won’t happen after all, according to the Orange County Register.

Published in Politics
Friday, 17 August 2012 11:24

Faith leader criticizes Romney ad

“It’s never OK to use religion for political gain,” Interfaith Alliance head Welton Gaddy says in a letter to former Massachusetts governor and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Published in Politics
Monday, 31 October 2011 11:39

Is Mormonism a cult?

Robert Jeffress made national headlines recently with his assertion that Mormonism is a "cult" and a "false religion." Peter Wehner, a political commentator whose blog I read regularly, immediately criticized what he termed "the theological and political errors of Pastor Jeffress."

Published in Commentaries
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