Need to know: 07/22/2016
Focus on the candidate
The endorsement further boosts the Republican nominee’s standing among evangelical voters. More from Religion News Service
What Would Francis Do?
Cardinal Raymond Burke says Islam “wants to govern the world” and Americans must respond by reasserting “the Christian origin of our own nation.” More from Religion News Service
Happy Feast Day!
The biblical figure of Mary Magdalene has been "interpreted and misinterpreted," according to historian Michael Haag. More from Religion News Service
Worse than Pokemon
Clerics said the terror groups were “not Islamic organizations” and said they were a threat to humanity. More from The Independent
Embracing the ‘Luciferian impulse’
To highlight what he sees as the injustice of a government-sanctioned religious message, David Suhor gives invocations that draw from Satanism and other religious traditions. More from www.washingtonpost.com
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What David Gushee heard from Trump: "An angry, defensive, populist, nationalist, law-and-order message." More from Religion News Service
Though Trump's hardly a model of Christianity, the vast majority of evangelicals say they'll vote for him — here's how he pulled that off. More from Rolling Stone
‘The party of Jesus meets a Muslim’
Muslims often find themselves having to defend their faith to people who maintain the religion is inherently violent. More from Slate Magazine
Not everybody’s laughing
The online video NARAL Pro-Choice America released last week neatly exposed significant fault lines in abortion politics today, says Jacob Lupfer. More from Religion News Service
How much for the gladiator helmet?
The Holy Land Experience is selling scores of items, many of them Biblically themed, amid declining revenue and contributions. More from The Big Story