(RNS) — Today’s advertisements are designed to evoke different and more numinous emotions: spiritual well-being, an inward journey, a moral sensibility. We’re buying the very things that organized religion used to provide us for free.
After being contacted by ProPublica, Facebook removed several anti-Semitic ad categories and promised to improve monitoring.
(RNS) 'It's about shouting out, ‘ISIS does not represent me, I’m Muslim, I say the word ‘sucks,’ I’m like everyone else in my country,' ' said Leena Suleiman of the PR agency behind the ads.
Does a tongue-in-cheek approach with a spiritual spin hook your attention?
We’re now facing a perennial issue where activists on both sides of this debate expect to be invited to every party and demand to be heard in whatever forum they choose.
(RNS) J.D. Winteregg, the Tea Party candidate challenging the House speaker in the 8th District north of Cincinnati, has been an adjunct professor of French at Cedarville University for three years.
The beer maker omits reference to God in their Declaration of Independence advertisement, outraging some consumers.
(RNS) A billboard bearing a positive message about atheism has been vandalized -- again. A billboard posted in Chico, Calif., that originally read “Don’t believe in God? Join the club” ...
(RNS) Presidential debates are like first visits to possible in-laws. You hope not to belch at supper -- and then you return to the world where you are actually exploring marriage and building a life. By Tom Ehrich.
(RNS) Instead of reasoned debate among people who all seek the common good, we have a toxic spew of ads aimed at nothing more than instilling fear and hatred. Such willful destruction of the public square is despicable, and now it has become normal. By Tom Ehrich.