(RNS) — The reluctant evangelical Trump voter and the enthusiastic evangelical Trump voter are guided by a political playbook forged in the late 1970s and 1980s by the Christian right.
FRESNO, Calif. (RNS) — A long-shot effort to sway evangelicals away from Trump is the logical next step in Doug Pagitt's long trajectory as a Christian leader.
(RNS) — If evangelical leaders don't oppose the president's worst behavior with prophetic witness, they are complicit in his sins.
(RNS) — No advocate of religious liberty should hail President Trump as a champion on these issues.
(RNS) — On social issues, younger evangelicals are drifting toward the center. But the data is mixed on whether they can stomach voting for anyone but the GOP.
(The Conversation) — Extreme abstinence culture goes beyond sexual mores to advise women not to pursue leadership roles or speak out in mixed company.
(RNS) — Are we experiencing the opposite of a ‘Great Awakening’ in the US today?
A pre-holiday call from my court evangelical.
CHICAGO (RNS) — A law firm's review blamed the megachurch's ousted pastor's “powerful and subversive leadership style.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday (Nov. 18) that it no longer considered Israeli settlement illegal, instead calling them 'ill-advised,' a term borrowed from Ronald Reagan. Pro-Israel evangelical leaders praised the move, but other faith groups criticized it.
(RNS) — The latest Pew Research poll found that 63% of Americans say churches and other houses of worship should keep out of politics, and 76% said religious congregations should not make political endorsements.
(RNS) — On a visit to evangelical churches in the heart of red America not long ago, I found hope to think "evangelical" can mean something besides what web trolls and Trump-supporting preachers have turned it into.
(RNS) — It is healthy for evangelical leaders to want to influence the president, but when appeasement of Trump extends to promoting someone many Christians would call a false teacher, they risk their reputations.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Without any kind of theological credentials and while toeing the line of the subservient wife, many preachers' wives were as successful as their husbands in the capitalist marketplace, Kate Bowler's new book argues.
(RNS) — We don’t need to fear a new civil war. Instead, to paraphrase Abraham Lincoln in his Second Inaugural Address, we still need to bind the wounds of the old one.