(RNS) — Eighty-one percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, but why? Especially when there were three experienced evangelical candidates in the primary season? Historian John Fea traces a legacy of fear, power, and nostalgia among white...
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(AP) — “The left is going to try very hard to say this is all about overturning Roe,” said Johnnie Moore, a Southern Baptist minister who was a co-chairman of the Trump campaign’s evangelical advisory board
(RNS) — Jerry Falwell Jr. and Jimmy Carter offered a model of civility and generosity that all Americans, whether Baptist or not, can stand and applaud.
(RNS) — It's been 150 years since the Civil War ended, but does the racist theology remain?
(RNS) — Liberty University's president questioned whether its rival for largest Christian university meets Liberty's definition of a Christian school, and then suggested — that by different measures — both schools could lay claim to the title.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (RNS) — For the few hundred who came to Lynchburg to assert a different kind of evangelical activism, the gathering offered hope.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (RNS) — The two-day event off campus drew speakers Shane Claiborne, the Rev. William Barber and others critical of university President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s support of President Trump.
(RNS) — Why we overlook the immorality of both.
(RNS) — Organizers say their event in the spring will 'stand in stark contrast to the distorted Christian nationalism that many white evangelical leaders have become known for.'
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking at a campaign rally, Kayla Moore declared that 'one of our attorneys is a Jew.' People immediately reacted online, some expressing anger but many others making jokes.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At the center of the special election was fiery Christian conservative Roy Moore — 'Judge Moore' to his supporters.
JACKSON, Ala. (AP) — Taking the pulpit at a Baptist revival at a south Alabama church, Republican Roy Moore quoted lengthy Bible passages and made only passing reference to the allegations against him of sexual misconduct with teenagers.
(The Conversation) — There are many little-known details in early Christian storytelling about the relationship between Mary and Joseph. Listen up, Jim Zeigler.
(AP) — For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a longtime hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style.
(RNS) — And they don't expect voters will abandon a darling of the religious right, in the Alabama race for a U.S. Senate seat, for the same reason they didn't abandon Donald Trump when he was faced with allegations of sexual assault.