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White Evangelicals Will Never Make America Great Again
Evangelicals and Trump use the Bible to oppress others and call it "greatness."
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Oklahoma Adoption Bill That Could Discriminate Against Gay Couples Passes House
The measure now moves to the governor, who has not indicated if she will sign or veto it.
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Church Of England Condemns Conversion Therapy, Reaches Out To Transgender Community
The denomination's moves signal a slow shift towards welcoming queer Christians.
I Don't Want To Call Myself A Christian Anymore
, Guest Writer
I'm not going to show up at church on Sunday, talk about God with a bunch of people just like me, and pretend that makes me a good Christian, or even a good person.
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We've Got To Talk About Christianity
Retired television executive; Author, 'The Gospel of Self: How...
It is middle America’s faith that puts them solidly in Donald Trump’s camp, and nothing other than a faith argument will bring about change.
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These Catholic Kids Are Becoming Saints, What Have You Done With Your Life
Pope Francis is hoping that the message of peace the children delivered during World War I will appeal to Catholics today.
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Transgender Pastors Celebrate A Joyous, LGBTQ-Friendly Mass In Cuba
“God’s love is radically inclusive.”
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Arrogant Christians In The White House
Carla Gardina Pestana
historian, university professor, book author
Trump and Pence represent two troubling trends in American Christianity.
Scapegoats as a Diversionary Tactic: Tricks Trump Learned from the Religious Right
Catherine M. Wallace
storyteller, cultural historian, literary theologian
That doesn't mean giving in. It doesn't mean going along. It doesn't mean silence, passivity, or withdrawal. It means framing
Freedom Of Religion According To Thomas Jefferson
Religion Scholar, George Washington University Professor, Lect...
It will come as no surprise that Thomas Jefferson was criticized in his own day for his views of religion, including his belief in the freedom of religion.
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Writer, digital storyteller, lover & blogger at Burns the Fire
Last weekend's anti-human, Muslim ban in the USA and the ensuing massacre of six Muslim men by a white-nationalist in Quebec
Donald Trump's Vision of Religion and America
Professor of History and Law, Ohio State University
The "non-preferentialist" position as constitutional scholars call it was supported then by American presidents, Congress
Parashat Shemot: Time to Speak Truth to Power Again
In reward for their defiance, the text imagines that God gave the midwives houses. "G‑d bestowed goodness upon the midwives
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Number Of Sanctuary Congregations Doubles Since Trump’s Election
Mosques are joining the religious effort to shield undocumented immigrants from deportation.
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Right-Wing Radio Host Bryan Fischer Says Anyone Opposed To Christianity Is A 'Traitor'
Also claims only followers of Jesus Christ can be patriots.
Why Won't The Atheists In Congress Admit It?
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.
Senior Lecture, History of Religious Ideas, U of CA Irvine
The answer is at least 1,500 years old and traceable to Christian and Muslim outlawing of unbelief. Doubt, which is the safeguard
Love and Justice in the Age of Trump
Rabbi Shai Held
President and Dean of Mechon Hadar
We are not permitted despair; hatred and bigotry cannot be allowed to have the final word. The final word goes to God, who
Have A Truthful Christmas
Parker J. Palmer
Author, speaker, founder and Senior Partner, Center for Courag...
On December 6, 2016, the president-elect’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, made a momentous announcement. It
A Thousand Sacntuaries From Hate
Playwright, commentator and writer
Second in a series of of editorials by the author in response to Donald Trump’s improbable ascendance to the Oval office
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