(RNS) "After 30 years attempting to advocate for a particular kind of American public life," writes David Gushee, "I feel a deep sense of powerlessness in relation to where our culture and politics are going."
Both conservatives and liberals have made social media an intolerable place for me to be. In the last month I've drastically reduced the time I spend on Facebook and Twitter, and it has been a life-nourishing spiritual practice.
(RNS) If we don't like Donald Trump's version of thick American nationalism and national loyalty, we must offer an equally thick but more compelling alternative.
(RNS) Politicians must respect Hispanics' wide-ranging differences and speak to each community with distinction. Anything less is ignorance, and it might even be racism.
(RNS) Ten observations about what just happened in our country and what it means for Christians and others.
(RNS) To infer that all of Trump’s supporters are rabid racists, or even motivated by such base impulses, would be as ironically absurd as those who contend that all Muslims are terrorists.
(RNS) Reeling from the election outcome, they intend to soldier on, reach out to those with whom they disagree and fight for the social issues they care about.
(RNS) Trump's victory is forcing them to rethink their strategy for coming elections.
(RNS) Same patterns, but critical shifts.
(RNS) In times of disaster, take the advice of Mister Rogers. Look for the helpers.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Frank Pavone said defeating Hillary Clinton to stop abortion is so important that his Facebook post was justified and not a sacrilege, as critics claim.
(RNS) Maybe the disillusionments of this election year will make us take greater responsibility for our country.
(RNS) The campaign includes rallies, usually outside abortion clinics, where participants hold signs and pray for people who are considering an abortion.
(RNS) Thousands of people pledged to raise money for Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville by midday Thursday (Nov. 3), far exceeding the original goal of $10,000.
(RNS) The great theologian died in 430 as barbarians beseiged his city. At the end of a gloomy presidential campaign, many believers can relate. But are they drawing the right lessons?