(RNS) During the 1950s and ’60s, evangelicals stayed clear of joining the civil rights movement. That’s why InterVarsity’s move to embrace #BlackLives Matter may be a watershed moment.
Author Archives: Tobin Grant
About Tobin Grant
@TobinGrant blogs for Religion News Service at Corner of Church and State, a data-driven conversation on religion and politics. He is a political science professor at Southern Illinois University and associate editor of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
(RNS) The school’s overreaction to a professor’s statement on Islam has turned a minor controversy into a full-fledged fiasco.
(RNS) It’s often cited as one of the longest words in the English language. It refers to a concept in church-state relations.
(RNS) Mainline Protestants and Jews tend to support the police use of force. Catholics and those in historically black churches are the least supportive.
(RNS) Even before the current controversy, the flag and other public symbols of the Confederacy were never important to the typical Republican voter, poll data show.