(RNS) — White evangelicals and atheists sum up the political landscape the same way: “My party is moderate and sensible, while the other party is filled with extremists.”
While some faith leaders have rebuked President Donald Trumps for a series of tweets they find offensive, his religious right supports claim the president's remarks are not racist and show his tough leadership style.
(RNS) — If young people are the future of the church, it’s hard to see how both white Catholics and white evangelicals can effectively reach out to the younger generations when their politics become further and further polarized.
This is a political reckoning for American Jews.
(RNS) — A charismatic preacher named Lance Wallnau appeared on the program of disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker to hawk a Donald Trump/King Cyrus gold coin. He claimed that the coin can be used as a 'point of contact' between Christians and God as they pray for the re-election of Trump in 2020. It is no joke — as some charismatic Christians see Trump as a divinely appointed figure.
(RNS) — It was given to him by his mother when he was a child.
(RNS) — 'Buddhism has been called the most psychological of the world’s religions and the most spiritual of the world’s psychologies,' says Mark Epstein.
(AP) Attorneys for the accused, charged with plotting to bomb Muslims in rural southwest Kansas, say Trump voters there have a 'different belief system' than potential jurors who live near urban Wichita.
(AP) Egypt's Christian minority has been targeted by Islamic militants in a series of attacks since December 2016 that left more than 100 dead and scores wounded.
What was that thing about a broken clock? Does it apply to Donald Trump?
(RNS) President Donald Trump's remarks to the nation following the Las Vegas shooting, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
(RNS) — 'I wouldn’t back down for the same reason I wouldn’t have left President Obama or Secretary Clinton had they asked me to be an adviser, even though I largely disagreed with their policies,' writes the Rev. Johnnie Moore. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Rabbis deemed President Trump's Charlottesville statement 'so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we cannot organize such a call this year.'
(RNS) A look at the president's first 100 days as they relate to religion and people of faith — and more policies that affect religion that are on the way.
(RNS) A new statement was released a week after ethicist Russell Moore and Southern Baptist leader Frank Page issued a shorter joint statement about how they 'fully support one another.'
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