Evangelical

Interview

The Intellectual Civil War within Evangelicalism: An Interview with Molly Worthen

Last month, Molly Worthen traveled to the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics to take part in a symposium for the inaugural Danforth …

By Tiffany Stanley

Excerpt

Religious Leaders to Government: We Must Get Our Fiscal House In Order

Both Republicans and Democrats have a religion problem, and it has nothing to do with same-sex marriage, abortion, or religious liberty. Rather, their serious stumbling …

By Jim Wallis

Report

Evangelical Ketubah, Messianic Mezuzah: Judaica for Christians

Carrie Love is a self-professed “Scripture nerd.” Raised in an evangelical church in Louisiana, she now lives in Manhattan where she works at an educational …

By Hillary Kaell

The Table

Why My Church Avoids Taking Political Positions

It’s surprisingly tempting for pastors like me to devalue, of all things, Jesus. I was in a conversation just the other day with an awesome, …

By Dave Schmelzer

Report

How Shall We Care for Haiti’s Orphans?

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Just days after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Chris Savini, then a mental health worker, heard from …

By Emily Brennan

Report

Can There Be a Religious Response to Planned Parenthood’s Critics?

On most days, when she arrives at the Planned Parenthood clinic she directs in Washington, D.C., Dr. Laura Meyers passes through a wall of Operation …

By Mara Willard

Review

To Be Straight, Thin, and “Healthy”

Seeking the Straight and Narrow: Weight Loss and Sexual Reorientation in Evangelical AmericaBy Lynne GerberUniversity of Chicago Press, 2011 Last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed …

By Amy Frykholm

Report

Can Obama Win the Latino Protestant Vote?

After John Kerry’s loss to George W. Bush in 2004, I attended at a day-long seminar at the home of Arianna Huffington called “Rebranding the …

By Gastón Espinosa

Report

Pastor on Pulpit Freedom Sunday: “Why I Cannot Support Barack Obama for President”

It was raining, and chilly, when Hope Christian Church celebrated Pulpit Freedom Sunday this past weekend. Some 150 congregants gathered for the special 8 a.m. …

By Tiffany Stanley

The States Project

Colorado: A Scholar Drives Through a Swing State

A Scholar Drives Through a Swing State.

By Paul Harvey

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

Maine

A Spiritual Frontier Opens for Business.

By Brook Wilensky-Lanford

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THE TABLE

A setting to debate the issues of the day.

Should we teach religion in public schools? And if so, how?

How Should We Teach the Bible in Public Schools?

By Mark A. Chancey

The Dangers of Religious Instruction in Public Schools

By Annie Laurie Gaylor

We Must Teach about Religion in High Schools

By Joseph Laycock

To Teach or Not to Teach?

By Cynthia N. Dunbar

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