A letter coordinated by the Quaker group The Friends Committee on National Legislation asks Congress to “remember the wisdom of Jesus” while voting on the Iran nuclear deal.

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In a Christian Post interview, evangelical activist Tyler Wigg-Stevenson called recent comments by Mike Huckabee and Michelle Bachmann “outrageous” and “irresponsible.”

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While not perfect, faith leaders say the president’s plan to gradually lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for nuclear concessions is better than alternatives, including another U.S.-led war on a Muslim country.

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Forest Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., is home to a Farsi-speaking ministry and autonomous Chinese and African congregations that worship separately but come together regularly to celebrate a common faith.

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Rob Nash participated in an academic peace delegation to Iran, spending several days last month meeting with Iranian government, academic and religious leaders, often drawing on his Baptist faith to answer questions about religious liberty. 

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Tuesday, 28 January 2014 14:21

Faith leaders oppose new sanctions in Iran

A diverse group of religious leaders signed an open letter warning that a bill before the Senate could undermine progress in negotiations aimed at keeping Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

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