(RNS) — An atheist, then a seeker, he was convinced of God’s existence but agonized over the meaning of Providence in a tragic world; Lincoln’s faith was much like what we see among millions today.
(RNS) — A Pew poll from 2010 found that a majority of Americans cannot name the first book of the Bible but can provide the names of the four Beatles.
(RNS) — His vision is echoed in the mystical certainties of figures like Oprah Winfrey. Even the Trump presidency is confirmation that our country is now Peale’s America.
(RNS) — We are left to hold two competing facts in our minds: Saudi Arabia’s prince may have ordered the murder of Kashoggi, and he is also leading the country through a breathtaking era of reform.
(RNS) — For the late George H.W. Bush, faith was a private anchor of strength. Boasting about it was a kind of sin.