More than 200 Muslims, including dozens of American imams and scholars, have issued a joint statement condemning the attacks on a gay night club in Orlando on Sunday that killed 49 people.
In the wake of the shooting at Emanuel, congregations in the AME and other black churches have ratcheted up security — installing cameras and, in some cases, posting armed ushers. Officers sometimes sit in on Bible study.
There’s a long history of disability serving only as an opportunity for non-disabled people to demonstrate their piety through service, a “charity model” that ultimately still promotes otherness and exclusion.
The idea that Darwinism leads one to atheism informs much of the so-called “conflict” of science and religion. The facts are simply not on its side. Nonetheless it serves as a point of consensus to attack a range of interpretations.
The American Muslim community reacted with an outpouring of love and support. The violence also sparked a debate within the community about whether Muslim leaders need to speak out more forcefully against homophobic ideologies.
Trump’s definition of strength is a crude domination. He’s not satisfied with simply calling for indiscriminate bombing and torture against organizations like ISIS; he wants to ban all Muslims, even refugees, from entering the United States.
A new book promotes the idea that one can be serious about Christian faith and still accept a scientific Darwinian account of human origins.
Donald Trump received a nearly minute-long standing ovation at the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference in Washington on Friday and was presented to the audience as the principled choice for Christian voters in the general election.
We do not think of evangelical moviegoers as seekers out of grisly, flesh-ripping horror. But maybe we should, given that the most popular faith-based drama of the summer season so far is “The Conjuring 2.”