The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these “nones” may not be who you think they are.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds the rapid shift toward favoring LGBT rights in the past decade has a wide impact on American religious and political life.
(RNS) While most American evangelicals do not usually read papal pronouncements, it would be a shame if we did not familiarize ourselves with Francis’ newest document, for there is much in it that evangelicals could embrace.
(RNS) The Air Force Academy’s Honor Oath was adopted by the academy’s first class in 1959 without the words “So help me God,” which were added in 1984 following a cheating scandal.
(RNS) It’s the second dust-up in as many months involving Asian-Americans and megachurch pastor Rick Warren, who received backlash for posting a Facebook photo depicting the Red Guard during China’s Cultural Revolution.
NEW YORK (RNS) Since it start in 1995, Books & Culture has been hailed for showcasing high-quality essays by top-shelf writers, and for providing evidence of robust evangelical engagement with philosophy, the arts and other cultural and intellectual pursuits.
(RNS) Between TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” and National Geographic Channel’s upcoming “Snake Salvation,” the “Duck Dynasty” portrayal of rural Southern Christians may be among the most tame in the reality TV genre.
WASHINGTON (RNS) White evangelicals are also more likely than any other religious group surveyed to believe that God has granted the U.S. a special role in history and to say they will likely attend a public July 4th celebration.
(RNS) The Southern Baptists’ Russell Moore says evangelicals are more aggressive this time around because more immigrants have joined their congregations, giving members a better understanding of who they are.