(RNS) In 2012, the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the decision to hold a public high school graduation ceremony at a Wisconsin megachurch was “offensive” and “coercive.”
BALTIMORE (RNS) While the move to admit a Muslim student at a leading evangelical seminary shocked some Southern Baptists, observers say students from other faiths at other Christian seminaries typically don’t get much notice.
(RNS) The title of Frank Scaheffer’s new book says he is an atheist. But he prays every day. And goes to church every week. Catch him on the right day and he believes in God. What’s going on here?
BALTIMORE (RNS) “God, we ask for a favorable, favorable ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States for the cause of religious liberty,” prayed the Rev. Ronnie Floyd, incoming president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
BALTIMORE (RNS) I once assumed the worst of Southern Baptists: anti-intellectual, homophobic and possibly even racist authoritarians who cared mostly about their own power. Then I got to know some of them.
(RNS) Except for white evangelical Protestants, Americans have grown more supportive of a path to citizenship for immigrants.
BALTIMORE (RNS) Speaking of mental illness, Warren said: “If your brain doesn’t work right and you take a pill, why are you supposed to be ashamed of that?”
(RNS) In 1950, about 20 percent of all U.S. marriages were interfaith. Today, that number is 45 percent.
(RNS) A wounded man in his 20s was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center about 90 minutes after the shootings at Seattle Pacific University, an evangelical Christian school north of downtown, at about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday.