Hillary Time Out

This isn’t about religion, so I will beg your pardon and tuck the bulk of it out of sight. But Gail Collins’ column in the New York Times today reminded ...

In Memoriam: Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson was once the savior of Reaganites and conservative Christians alike. Yet, he was never able to gain as many disciples as his competitors.

CT Meets BO

Another interview with Obama, this one by Sarah Pulliam and Ted Olsen of Christianity Today, is worth a look. The following exchange puts the candidate more

RIN!

I'm happy to be able to let you know that the latest issue of our magazine, Religion in the News, is up on the web. There's a special section, God's ...

Obama Fights Back

Attacks on Barack Obama's faith have intensified this week. A whisper campaign using email and robocalls has spread the rumor that Barack Hussein Obama is Muslim. David Brody of the ...

Separation

Beliefnet's Dan Gilgoff has an interview with Obama on religion that's worth a scan. Nothing especially new, but this answer to the "charitable choice" draws the critical distinction. You wrote ...

The State of Obama

Today's Columbia State endorsement of Obama ties onto the candidate's MLK Day message: He is harsh on the failures of the current administration - and most of that critique well-deserved. ...

To Huck?

So Thompson's gone. That should give Huckabee a bit of a boost in Florida, as evangelical devotees of "Law and Order" turn to reruns of "Walker, Texas Ranger."

Outreach

No one except maybe John Edwards was turning the other cheek at last night's Democratic debate in Myrtle Beach, but Obama did play the Christian card: So, I think it's ...

Huckabee and the Born Again Vote

In a previous post, Mark noted Huckabee’s similar performance among born again voters in Iowa (46 percent) and South Carolina (43 percent) and wondered if the religious differences among evangelicals ...

Evangelicals in the Sunshine State

In his article on the looming Jan. 29 Florida Republican primary in today's New York Times, Adam Nagorney writes, "About a quarter of the Republican voters in Florida are evangelical ...

Obama at Ebenezer

Take a moment and read the text of Barack Obama's speech at Ebenezer Baptist Church today. It's as a good an argument as exists today for the unwisdom of trying ...

The more things change...

A certain amount has been made--including in this blog--about the differences among evangelicals from one part of the country to another, and between Iowa and South Carolina in particular. It's ...

...but no cigar

The exit polls show that Huck more or less remains contained within the evangelical box. The Catholics in SC just had little use for him, and although there aren't many ...

Nevada Democrats

According to a CNN entrance poll, Hillary Clinton won among Catholics and Protestants with 54 and 58 percent of the vote respectively. Obama garnered the most votes among those who ...