(RNS) — Attacking political and economic elites for not taking care of the poor, God's messengers challenge today's leaders and preachers who ignore their civic responsibilities.
(RNS) — If Kanye’s understanding of God comes through the lens of African American New Thought, his egotism, ostentation and seeming megalomania have a historical and theological context.
(RNS) — There are many subtler prosperity gospels that hold out the promise of victory, success, actualization, a sense of 'arrival' and the good life. They are all equally dangerous.
(RNS) — Some have questioned whether Hinn's announcement is the about-face it has been presented as, pointing to similar statements he made more than a year ago.
(RNS) — To be vulnerable, to be too much, feels like a failure in today's wellness culture. But we cannot positive-think our way out of the human condition.
(RNS) — Some evangelicals who denounce the prosperity gospel seem to have no problem touting the purity culture that say God will reward those who wait.
(RNS) — I grew up in the prosperity gospel. I lived it, believed it and bankrolled it. Here's why people are so tempted by it.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two of Pope Francis' top communications advisers — an Italian Jesuit and an Argentine Protestant pastor — penned 'The Prosperity Gospel: Dangerous and Different' for the current issue of the Jesuit journal La Civilta Cattolica, published Wednesday.
(RNS) — Too many white Christians sacrifice the gospel’s radical solidarity with the poor and oppressed with comfortable, self-serving ideologies, writes John Gehring.
(RNS) — The couple's story explains why religion remains such a persistent part of American life, and how deep and sincere faith can be entangled with money, sex and celebrity on a Hollywood scale.
(RNS) Paula White has been called the president-elect's "God whisperer" -- as well as a heretic and prosperity gospel charlatan. She responds in this interview.
APOPKA, Fla. (RNS) The main thing Paula White shares with Donald Trump – apart from faith, which some in the religious community doubt – is the celebrity gene.
How the worldly Donald Trump dazzles many Christians by resembling their favorite preachers.
The pastor, a voice for the prosperity gospel, divurted millions of dollars to his wife's secular singing career.
(RNS) The HBO satirist aims to shine a light on broad IRS tax exemptions for televangelists' prosperity gospel schemes.
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