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.
(RNS) Prima ballerina Jenifer Ringer just retired as a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet and wrote an unusual memoir for a dancer — one infused with her faith.
(RNS) The poll from Public Religion Research Institute comes as the Supreme Court prepares to issue its decision in a challenge to the contraception mandate filed by the evangelical owners of the Hobby Lobby arts and crafts chain.
Joshua Harris and C.J. Mahaney are no longer on the Gospel Coalition’s council, the latest casualties in an ongoing struggle with sex abuse that has overshadowed some of the biggest names in evangelicalism.