(RNS) — The church’s Consistent Life Ethic, rightly understood, could challenge our impoverished and incoherent political imagination and let a new generation begin the hard work of laying out the foundational principles for what comes next.
(RNS) — Abortion politics thawed relations between conservative Catholics and Protestants and indirectly strengthened religious freedom in the United States.
Conservative Christians have gone from emphasizing their "moral majority" status to making political claims about individual rights, says author Andrew Lewis -- and it all started with abortion.
(RNS) He served as one of the lieutenants of the Moral Majority, helping Ronald Reagan defeat President Jimmy Carter in the 1980 election. Later, Dobson gave up on evangelical political involvement.
(RNS) Feeling increasingly alienated and even persecuted, some Christians are adopting a favorite image from Scripture -- that of the Babylonian captivity.