PLANO, Tex. (RNS) — The post featured a student in a hijab and these words: 'Share if you think Trump should ban Islam in American schools.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Romney's pitch reflects a Mormon tradition of polite politics and reservedness about one's faith that differs from other American religious conservatives, in particular evangelicals.
(RNS) — He may not go to church much, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to write about the president and religion.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — RNS interviews with key participants suggest that a cadre of conservative Christian religious leaders has the ear of the politically powerful on matters of national priority.
NEW YORK (AP) — A provision that would have freed churches to make political endorsements has been dropped from the Republican tax overhaul, dashing the hopes of a segment of religious conservatives on what has been a key issue to the Trump administration.
(RNS) — And the president himself tops the list of religion newsmakers of the year — despite his lack of church attendance and biblical literacy.
(RNS) — In a moment where the foundational fault lines of the American creed have been laid bare by the spilled blood and suffering of my black brothers and sisters, it turns out that black Christians, not white evangelicals, are the story.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator taking part in talks on the GOP tax package says a provision allowing churches to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status won't be in the final bill.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky and the pastor of Heart of Fire church in Louisville, had defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home.
(RNS) — The idea that Roy Moore lost Alabama's Senate election because white evangelicals were unwilling to vote for a flawed judge accused of sexual misconduct is not borne out by exit polls.
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.
(RNS) — My uncle, Cornelius van Til, the originator of presuppositional apologetics, would not have endorsed extending them to a voting mandate, writes Kent Van Til. (COMMENTARY)
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.