(RNS) I do not doubt that Steve Green wants to produce a non-sectarian Bible textbook. I am skeptical, however, that the scholars that Green has assembled for this job are capable of producing a textbook beholden to facts rather than faith.
(RNS) This Fourth of July, after the parades are over, I propose we all devote a few minutes to remembering our least Christian president. Instead of reading David Barton, go straight to Thomas Jefferson himself and to the words he chose to deliver on his first day as president. By Stephen Prothero.
c. 2007 Religion News Service (UNDATED) We need a religious test for the U.S. presidency. The Constitution mandates that “no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.’ So I am not talking about requiring that the president be Christian or Judeo-Christian or even […]