Pennslyvania On My Mind

With Pennsylvania's upcoming contest looming (April 22), attention has turned to winning over one of the state's crucial religious blocs. No, its not the Quakers, but the Catholics who are ...

Still a Christian

Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to his Christian faith in Greensboro, NC yesterday. When a member of a town hall meeting asked the Senator about the role Jesus plays in ...

Post Speech Poll

A new NBC/ Wall Street Journal poll has some interesting numbers. Besides showing that Americans are reticent to elect AARP members president, the poll revealed strong insight into the Rev. ...

Two Martins

In the public intellectual department, gray eminences are pretty few and far between these days, but two of them, Martin Marty and Martin Peretz have weighed in on the Obama/Wright ...

The Hitch

Is it just me, or has Christopher Hitchens turned into a caricature of himself? Once upon a time, he was one of those Shakespearean fools whose license to speak truth ...

Interfaith Clinton Smackdown

This interfaith condemnation of Hillary Clinton's poke at Barack Obama for sticking with Jeremiah Wright is pretty newsworthy. It reads, in part: Today, you took a new and disquieting step ...

More from Dean Snyder

On the jump is an extended passage from Dean Snyder's Good Friday sermon that makes use of Jeremiah Wright's "God damn America" line. It softens the application, making it more ...

Hillary's Church

A number of readers (nice to hear from you) have written in to say they think Hillary Clinton's current church is the Fellowship (or "the Family"), the rather secretive organization ...

He's Gone Again

Rev. Wright was set give his first public sermon since relinquishing his post this evening, but the event was called off for "security concerns" and the potential for a media ...

Hillary at the Plate

OK, gang. Hillary Clinton is now prepared to call Barack Obama to account for what his pastor says. As in the following quotes from today's Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: "He would not ...

He's Back... ...

Rev. Wright will be delivering three sermons starting with the first tonight in Florida. The church where Wright is speaking is banning recording devices, but stay tuned for a bootleg ...

Rebellious Religion Redux

Politico's Andrew Glass points out in a worthwhile read that Rev. Wright is certainly not the first or most controversial pastor in American history. Two figures mirror Wright's controversy and ...

The Precious

It's probably not worth overburdening the analogy, but since James Carville has insisted that he said what he meant, and meant what he said, I'll indulge myself. Whether or not ...

Dems by Religion

A new Gallup poll breaks down the Democratic primary electorate by religion. Gallup properly ledes its story with the finding that Jewish Democrats favor Clinton by a small amount (48 ...

Easter at TUCC

Fox News’ Jeff Goldblatt covered Easter services yesterday at Trinity United Church of Christ. As Goldblatt explains, the services did address the recent controversy referring to Rev. Wright's fall from ...